"...All through my childhood in Portobello Road, Minky was struggling to keep his head above water and raise three small children - my older brother Kenny, my sister Lyn and me. He worked hard, drank hard and fought hard. He was a volatile mixture of generosity, fun and violence that could erupt without warning, and which often left men laying on the ground. Reputations in Notting Hill were made by being tough, not gentle. Money was made the same way, and no quarter was given in their dealings.
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