30 years ago, during what she expected to be a routine visit to the paediatrician, Lorraine discovered that her young son suffered from Cerebral Palsy. From this moment on her life changed forever. Already well known in the community through her work as a manicurist, Lorraine started to work hard to help both her son and other young disabled people in the area through work with various charities. This work has even led her to speak in front of the House of Lords, championing causes close to her heart.
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Questions & Answers
- What's your first memory of London? Going to Lyons Corner House, Marble Arch, to have knickerblockerglorys! I was about 5.
- What do you miss when you're away from London? My Home
- What's your favourite neighbourhood? Covent Garden
- What's your favourite building? The Houses of Parliament
- What's your ideal night out in London? A Meal and Theatre
- What's your most hated building? The Gherkin
- What's the best view in London? Embankment at night
- What's the most interesting shop? John Lewis/ Harrods
- What's your favourite place to hang out? Scotts in Mayfair for Lunch or Dinner
- What's been your most memorable night out in London? The charity appeal at the House of Lords and our visit to Downing Street
- How would you like to spend your ideal day off in London? Open Tour Bus around London
- What's the worst journey you've had to make in London? The visit to Portland Hospital to find out my son was physically & mentally disabled.
- What's your personal London landmark? Houses of Parliament/Downing Street
- Who's your favourite fictional Londoner? Sherlock Holmes
- What's your favourite London film, book or documentary? Jack the Ripper
- For you, who is the ultimate Londoner? The Queen. The Prime Minister & The Chelsea Pensioners