ONLY TAKES A SECOND. You, Me & The World project // What do you call the area you live? Q4


Hello, we’re Olly and Nick. We run a community storytelling company called take stock exchange ( We run projects that use storytelling to encourage understanding, perspective and a sense of belonging - and we’re delivering a project at the moment in Hackney Wick, Fish Island and the surrounding area.

We heard about the amazing community that exists on here, and we’re going to be spending the next week or so posting questions for the Yonder E20 community to answer…

Forth one:

What do you call the area you live?

And, just in case you’re wondering what we might use your responses for: we might share some of your responses with some of the other people and groups we work with, but we never use people’s names or do anything else to reveal the specific identities of those we work with - and as this is a public platform this shouldn’t be an issue here - but just thought we’d let you know!

You can find out more our work on our website, and the project is being delivered in collaboration with The Yard Theatre (


Depends who I’m talking to: East Village if people already know it; Olympic Village if they don’t; Newham to enter the Essex County Cross Country Champs; That London for people who live in real places…