With the Olympic Games coming to London, the city is busy spending billions of pounds transforming the East End.
'2012 Diaries' takes an eclectic look at how we are preparing for the greatest show on earth.
Many of these films are made by the people of Stratford, charting the changes and challenges they've faced since work began, others come from local communities and the olympic hopefuls themselves.
We take a look at some of the olympic hopefuls and how the sporting world
is gearing up for 2012.