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I was born into a London Irish slum where there was no money, and if there was it disappeared into the pub and on cigarettes – on palliatives, coping mechanisms. I was made homeless at five because we didn't pay the rent; the whole family was – five children, two adults. Then we lived in a void in the roof of my grandmother's house, a flat in a wood yard.

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I always engage with them, I talk with them, I get out of them what I want so there's a trade-off going on. If I've got money I always give to buskers because I feel that's trade. I say to them, "Get off your a--- and go down ," and some of them say, "Well it's run by that ---- John Bird who is a f------ multi-millionaire and has a house in the south of France."

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Oh God, I was a great beggar, I was begging from five and six along the Portobello Road. You could make a sixpence in a morning, which might be the equivalent of a quarter of a man's wages for an hour, and I combined it with a bit of trade because there used to be lots of greengrocery businesses. So we'd get their wooden boxes and drag a kind of caravan of these boxes up streets and knock on doors to sell it as kindling. I remember two big brown pennies were given to me by an old lady – I sold her three boxes and I was five.

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