Meet our team
The big cheese, the charmer, the moviegoer.
Best film ever seen?
Hands down, The Lion King. Such an emotional rollercoaster. It proves that even chiefs of the magnitude of Mufasa aren’t safe in this world. I’m welling up now even thinking about it.
The big dog, the raconteur, the linguaphile.
Worst job you’ve ever had?
Working on a chicken farm. Have you seen Napoleon Dynamite? It’s like that but worse. Dead chickens in bins a metre from where I was working, stifling heat and constant attacks from angry cockerels. It was alright, though, because they were paying me £3 an hour.
The coordinator, the ideas guy, the pop punk nerd.
Greatest epic fail?
When asked to do a presentation during a job interview at an advertising agency, I did some seriously mental ‘outside the box’ thinking and rearranged the office furniture into the shape of a car. I didn’t get the job.
The optimist, the sun seeker, the pun lover.
What have you always wanted? Did you ever get it?
I have always wanted to go to the Olympics and haven’t been able to make it happen yet, but I’ve big plans for Japan 2020!
The opportunist, the late bloomer, the overrated footballer.
Upon graduation of university my favourite lecturer came over to congratulate me with a few kind words and a firm handshake. Unfortunately due to, possibly the nerves and probably the celebratory drinks, I forgot to remove the half eaten pork pie from my outstretched hand. The disgusted look of the esteemed academic as our hands mashed the meaty snack will haunt my dreams for ever more.
The communicator, the NFL fanatic, the coffee consumer.
The ultimate entertainment sport…
Has got to be the NFL. It’s just so unabashedly and unashamedly American. It’s bold, brutal and so over-the-top; I love it!
The list finisher, the loud sneezer, the chirpy bird.
What question do you hate answering?
“Where would you like to eat?” A question I dread as a huge food lover, but one crippled with indecisiveness.
The conversationalist, the wanderer, the culture vulture.
A crazy travel experience?
Most of it! Although working in a bar on the coast of Colombia was a bit mental. Lots of rum, lots of sweat and a whole heap of debauchery.
The number bod, the organiser, the grafter.
If you could be a Game of Thrones character who would you be and why
I’d be Daenerys Targaryen, independent, confident with total belief in herself.
The listener, the resolver, the cheesy tunes lover.
You’ve got to live in another country, where are you off to?
100% New Zealand!!…..It’s beautiful, everyones friendly and you don’t have to wear shoes!!
The problem solver, the chuckler, the eating machine.
What’s in your lunchbox?
A mountain of chicken and mashed potato. A cheeky nap. And then another mountain of chicken and mashed potato.
The wordsmith, the indie-kid, the cheese-enthusiast.
What’s the weirdest job you’ve ever had?
Of all the weird jobs I’ve had (selling wills over the phone, folding Christmas cards, folding boxes for Christmas cards) there’s an extra-special place in my heart for the summer I spent in a Breaking Bad-style boiler suit – and a rather fetching hair net – in a frozen dessert factory called “Delicious Moments”, crushing biscuits to make the bases for cheesecakes.
The Writer, the thinker, the kook.
What does your perfect weekend look like?
I’d wake up early, enjoy a coffee and some breakfast with my flatmates, then head to a park if it’s sunny, or an art gallery or museum if it’s not. In reality, I enjoy lie-ins far too much for this type of weekend to ever happen…
The ginger, the amateur actor, the tea-lover.
What’s your most awkward work moment?
I once interviewed a famous Hollywood actor. He was in a really bad mood, gave one-word answers to all my questions, glared at me throughout and reduced me to a nervous wreck. I still cringe at the memory.