Matt Lloyd-Rose has been a primary teacher, police officer and social researcher in London. He is the co-author, with Henry Eliot, of Curiocity: In Pursuit of London (Penguin, 2016), a new guide to the capital that weaves the city’s stories together with striking reflections, practical ideas, itineraries, and maps drawn by artists including Isabel Greenberg, Steven Appleby and the children’s laureate Chris Riddell.