Its been 5 years since my last visit to London and its good to be back. Today we take a look at where I was born n raised - Hackney London and the surrounding areas of Dalston and Angel. We lived in a few locations around Hackney over the years. Schooling was in the nearby Stoke Newington and Leyton. This first photo is of Mare Street where the old town hall is.
Voted one of the worst places to live in England, Hackney was a place that I didn't enjoy living in at all. My mum got mugged here 3 times already and was left unconscious with blood pouring from her head on one occasion. Ran to the hospital after getting a call and still remember her clothes covered in blood.
Still need to prep the keynote for my talk at the University of London (SOAS) so will leave you here to wander around the rest of Hackney. If you have not registered yet then you still got time. Looks like just over 100 DC readers in the UK will join us ^^