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Countdown with ...
Interviewed 28 September 2019
Ten words to sum up your working life to date ...
The sea formed me. The rest has been an education.
Nine things you can see from where you're sitting ...
A beautiful garden
A scary looking cat
A couple of pheasants
The remains of a bowl of porridge
My second cup of tea
A shelf full of old books
A book called Where Are The Women on the table
The clock telling me to get on with my work
Eight minutes to prepare a meal. What's it going to be ?
I reckon I can make it to the chippie in that time so fish and chips
Seven people you'd like to go for a drink with ...
I’m including dead people
Michelle Obama (Just read her wonderful book)
Six things you can't live without ...
Five favourite words ...
Doodlesak (I lived in Holland for years and it’s their word for the bagpipes)
Kidding (As in ‘I’ve won the lottery - you’re kidding’)
Trauchled: Old lowland Scots for overburdened
Four places you'd run away to ...
Sirmione on Lake Garda
Crawfordsburn in N Ireland
Loch Tay area
Three books you've bought recently ...
Becoming by Michelle Obama
The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris
If Only I Could Tell You by Hannah Beckerman
Two things that make you rant ...
The Tory Party and fairness
One thing you'd tell your teenage self ...
Don’t be so stupid. Don’t hate because life is just too short.