He stopped off at Hackney Central during a campaign journey along the North London Line today. I cornered him opposite the old town hall.
A Dutch journalist who was one of many trailing after him, told me his reception in Hackney was the warmest he'd received on the itinerary so far. He certainly seemed at ease. I'd nipped down to see him in the middle of writing a piece for the Guardian about Livingstone, Boris Johnson and community relations. It's now gone live, so have a read.