Academic and author Leo Zeilig, 40, has lived in south east London for most of his life.

He grew up in Shooter’s Hill and – despite living for a few years in Canada as a child and in Africa as an adult – has always returned and now lives in Blackheath.

Leo’s latest novel Eddie the Kid (published by Zero Books) is set in south east London and Chicago and tells the story of two generations of peace activists.

The lead character, like the author, spent his childhood in Plumstead and Welling.

News Shopper asked Leo to tell us about his favourite places in south east London.
Read the interview here