1000 Londoners

Paul in is and is a sports coach.

Paul runs a young people’s project in Newham offering sports to participants with disabilities. Paul tells us about his son who lost his sight at the age of 10. Paul and his son were determined not to let that stop his interest and passion in playing football. They eventually found football teams that did blind football training sessions. His son now plays  for the England in the partially sighted football league.

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Questions & Answers

  • What do you miss when you're away from London? I miss the friendly London people
  • What's your favourite neighbourhood? Newham
  • What's your favourite building? The Shard
  • What's your ideal day out in London? Walking around Brick Lane and then onto the Embankment
  • What's your ideal night out in London? West End theatres
  • What's your most hated building? The Gherkin
  • What's the best view in London? London Eye on a good sunny day
  • What's your favourite open space? Thames Barrier Park Silvertown
  • What's your favourite bar, pub or restaurant? The Hung Drawn & Quartered
  • What's the most interesting shop? Nike Town
  • What's been your most memorable night out in London? Liam picking up an award at the Mayor of London's building
  • How would you like to spend your ideal day off in London? Embankment London Eye River Cruise
  • Where would you take someone visiting from out of town? London Eye, Shard and West End show
  • What's the worst journey you've had to make in London? Traveling through central London to pick up my son from Heathrow airport
  • What's your personal London landmark? London Eye
  • Who's your favourite fictional Londoner? Artful Dodger
  • What's your favourite London film, book or documentary? Oliver
  • If you could travel to any time period in London, past or future, where would you go? 1966 to watch England win the world cup at Wembly
  • For you, who is the ultimate Londoner? Bobby Moore