1000 Londoners

Tom in is and is a Hairdresser..

Tom is a hairdresser at Blue Tit in Brixton. He loves fashion, and the ability to make others feel good about themselves through having a new haircut. When Tom isn’t cutting hair at the salon, he visits the homeless hostel in Victoria called ‘The Passage’ and volunteers as a hairdresser.

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Questions & Answers

  • What's your first memory of London? Running around the cricket fields of dulwich
  • What do you miss when you're away from London? My friends, the excitment an ease of things to do and places to go out, and most of all the pubs. Just the atmosphere and how you can do so much in one day.
  • What's your favourite neighbourhood? Peckham
  • What's your favourite building? Rivoli ballroom
  • What's your ideal day out in London? My favorite days in london are in the summer when they put on the free street party/carnivals like Nottinghill, Brixton Splash and Lambeth County Fair
  • What's your ideal night out in London? I like drinking in a nice local pub before going to a gig
  • What's your most hated building? The premier inn brixton
  • What's the best view in London? From telegraph hill park
  • What's your favourite open space? Blackheath
  • What's your favourite bar, pub or restaurant? Retro mania
  • What's your favourite place to hang out? Peckham springs
  • What's been your most memorable night out in London? First time at fabric because of its reputation
  • How would you like to spend your ideal day off in London? Shopping in camden then onto a nice place to eat lunch then to a nice pub
  • Where would you take someone visiting from out of town? Shopping in Camden then onto a nice place to eat lunch then to a nice pub
  • What's the worst journey you've had to make in London? Driving through central from south to north london
  • What's your personal London landmark? Bussey building
  • Who's your favourite fictional Londoner? Dereck Trotter
  • What's your favourite London film, book or documentary? Babylon
  • If you could travel to any time period in London, past or future, where would you go? 1960s the start of the first skinhead subculture
  • For you, who is the ultimate Londoner? Vivian Westwood