THE FIRST PICTURE HERE IS ON THE PORTOBELLO ROAD (ON A SATURDAY) AND YOU CAN ALMOST SEE THE WINDOW OF MY FLAT ON THE LEFT ABOVE THE 'GALLERY' SIGN. I LIVED THERE FOR MANY YEARS IN THE NINETIES AND LOVED IT. THIS WALK IS BIOGRAPHICAL IN AS MUCH AS I USED TO LEAVE  MY FLAT ON COLVILLE TERRACE AND WALK UP PORTOBELLO ROAD TO LISBOA FOR COFFEE EVERY MORNING. PORTOBELLO HAS A COMMUNITY UNLIKE ANYWHERE ELSE I HAVE LIVED IN LONDON. ALMOST LIKE A VILLAGE IN A WAY. SOMETIMES IT CAN BE VERY ANNOYING BUT IN GENERAL THE GOOD OUTWEIGHS THE BAD.