1000 Londoners

Naomi in is and is a Sales Assistant.

Naomi works in one of the busiest retail environments in London: Westfield Stratford. She tells us how had it can be during peak busy periods, from dealing with irritable and impatient customers to having to get hundreds of pairs of shoes for everyone to try on. She also explains how her training as a security guard, working at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships helps her deal with some of the stress.

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Questions & Answers

  • What's your first memory of London? Coming to London at age 4, and my mum handing me an ice cream because I was scared of an unknown environment
  • What do you miss when you're away from London? The atmosphere and how you can do so much in one day
  • What's your favourite neighbourhood? My own Hackney Wick, quiet but full of graffiti
  • What's your favourite building? Big Ben, the architecture is amazing
  • What's your ideal day out in London? Sight seeing, shopping and a candle light dinner
  • What's your ideal night out in London? Anywhere as long as I have great company
  • What's your most hated building? The London Eye because I hate heights
  • What's the best view in London? From Sushi Samba in Liverpool Street - you can see London Bridge
  • What's your favourite open space? V&A Museum
  • What's your favourite bar, pub or restaurant? Bubba Gump
  • What's the most interesting shop? East London Thrift Shop
  • What's your favourite place to hang out? My bedroom
  • What's been your most memorable night out in London? My 21st birthday, don't ask I can't remember
  • How would you like to spend your ideal day off in London? Sightseeing, exploring and ending up in Hyde Park
  • Where would you take someone visiting from out of town? Central London
  • What's the worst journey you've had to make in London? Underground during Nottinghill Carnival
  • What's your personal London landmark? Buckingham Palace
  • Who's your favourite fictional Londoner? Paddington Bear
  • What's your favourite London film, book or documentary? The Kray Twins or Legend
  • If you could travel to any time period in London, past or future, where would you go? To the future to see if cars would fly
  • For you, who is the ultimate Londoner? Someone who enjoys to go and visit and sight see all the great landmarks but also embrace the London culture such as going to carnival, comedy nights and great food in Central London