London, United Kingdom
Marlene, 29
Graphic Designer
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a bit about Marlene

What do you do and why do you do it?

I'm a graphic designer and I love it because I get to be creative and explore different ideas which means every project i work on is unique and can never get bored of it!

What’s the worst job you’ve ever had and why was it so effing bad?

Ive never had a job i hated THAT much

Were you born and raised in London? If not, where did you grow up and what brought you to London?

I grew up in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and decided to move to London 2 years ago because I wanted to live abroad and travel while I'm young and experience other cultures.

What’s your current hood in London and what’s the best/worst thing about it?

I live in Forest Hill atm, and I love that it's such a green neighbourhood full of parks and hills but it lacks a bit of a scene tbh, not much nightlife there.

What kind of music do you listen to and what kind of music do you absolutely HATE?

I try to listen to a bit of everything but my go-tos are latin music, rock and pop. I wouldnt say i hate it but i find house music quite boring.

You’re broken hearted - what tracks does your heartbreak playlist consist of?

Adele (ALL of her songs)/ "El duelo"-Tan Bionica/ "Perdon" -Ha Ash/ "Sere Nere"- Tiziano Ferro/ "Nobody wants to be lonely"- Xtina Aguilera & Ricky Martin/ "Corre"- Jesse & Joy

Name the best TV shows of all time, and what makes them so good?

The Simpsons...classic

Name some spots in London that are good for a Tinder date.

Sharing a fondue at Androuet

Which public figure would you want to see “roasted”? (every public figure is fair game).

Gordon Ramsay

Who’s your hero and where in London would you take them out for a serious hang?

Hayley Williams and I would definitely take her to musical Camden Town

Where do you buy those fabulous clothes of yours?

Zara, Rapsodia, Kosiuko, Forever 21

What’s the area/ spot in town you’ll never be caught dead in?

Croydon

What’s the thing you LOVE to do in your city that you never get to do?

Ice Skating!

Where do you go in London for a casual night out?

Peckham

Where would you go in London to celebrate some freaking good news?

El barrio bar

What’s your choice of transportation in London and why?

The Overground because I live in the south

What are the London spots a first-time visitor can’t miss?

The Big ben, London Eye, Tower of London, Tower Bridge, you know the bunch

What are the London spots tourists should run from screaming?

Oxford street!

Tomorrow’s your last day in London. How do you spend it?

Probably one last stroll through Richmond park & then drinks by the river

What’s your favorite vacation city in the world and why?

Any place near the beach <3

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