Listen to strangers reveal the lives they lead, the loves they’ve lost and what it all means. An investigation into the hidden lives of people I bump into on London’s Portobello Road.

  • Music took me everywhere

  • I don’t have my mother in my life

  • Marry for money

  • My mum’s going to court with my dad

  • She hopped in to bed with a friend of mine

  • Divorce: worst nightmare ever

  • I like my sister’s life

  • I wanted to be a ballet dancer

  • My primary school was set on fire

  • I went from the jungle in Borneo to a concrete jungle

  • I’ve been married 4 times

  • The tip of the problem was amphetamine

  • We used to ┬ábe spat on

  • I learned a lot from Bob Marley

  • I was helping little guys fight big guys

  • I don’t take any crap from men

  • Technology is a pain in the arse

  • Being a muslim makes me not do bad

  • By the time I was 8 I started drinking

  • I do see myself as female but male as well