27 things

27 things you didn’t know about us

Posted on November 20, 2013 · Posted in General, Personal

27 things you didn’t know about me (you might do but lets not spoil it)



  1. Born in Fareham
  2. My Grandfather on Mothers side of family where German Tanners who moved to Hexham
  3. My Great Grandfather owned Holy Island House near the Tannery
  4. I spent 18 months as a Northumbrian Fusilier with the TA before joining the Royal Navy
  5. My first pet (that I remember) was a cat I called Rambo (no its no good for any passwords)
  6. I hated exercise, sport and physical exertion in general until my family moved to Stannersburn 9 mile from Kielder and Bellingham and cycling was about the only option I had to see my friends.
  7. My career of choice would be acting!   Acting
  8. I don’t find the Hangover movies remotely funny
  9. I have a passion for Philosophy, Religion, Sociology and Psychology
  10. My 10 Desert Island Discs would (open to change) be (in no particular order) Dakota – Stereophonics, Poison – Alice Cooper, Mastermind – Oasis, ANYTHING – Aerosmith,
    American Girl – Tom Petty and the Heart Breakers, Girl from Mars – Ash, Plug in Baby – Muse (and anything else), Angels – Robbie Williams, Feel the Love – Rudimental, Crazy – Gnarles Barclay
  11. My hobbies include adventure races, walking, photography and going to concerts oh and free diving when I get the chance
  12. I would love to try sailing, kite surfing, archery
  13. I feel Ronaldo is a very lucky chap to look like me!
  14. I’m a published author of a love story/fable   Magas Pic
  15. I have modelled for Yamaha
  16. Thankfully regardless of my talents good looks and humour my modesty is my shining character
  17. Appeared on stage at the Theatre Royal in 2012 in my stage debut
  18. If I won the lottery I would like to walk into the nearest Indian Restaurant and order everything on the menu
  19. I believe global deforestation and pollution of our oceans is the biggest cause of human created climate change
  20. I have been to Africa, Asia, Australasia, South America and Antarctica but not North America
  21. My 3 must visit places are, Inca Trail in Peru, New York  and Rio de Janerio for Carnival season
  22. When I was a kid I wanted to be Superman. By the time I was 32 and realised this was probably not a reality I decided Karl Likeman from ‘Lie to me’ would be more realistic
  23. I have quite a good imagination
  24. When I left the Royal Navy I was 105kg or 16.5 stone
  25. For me the New Forest is the most beautiful place in England
  26. I have been expelled by the Open University!
  27. Whenever I am in the Metro Centre I always go for Pizza Hut Buffet. Todays 16 slices of pizza and 3 bowls of salad may have been a record


  1. I was born in Wakefield, Leeds and spent the first 9 years of my life there.
  2. I am a Man Utd supporter.
  3. I used to copy David Beckham’s hair styles when I was little (including the famous curtains!)
  4. I am addicted to Thai food (I need it at least once a week, if not 2 or 3 times)
  5. I have completed my grade 3 at Kayaking.
  6. I worked in France for 3 months when I was 19 and can still speak a bit of French.
  7. I once hitchhiked with a French circus.
  8. I have always wanted to move to Australia.
  9. I had an amateur kickboxing fight when I was 19.
  10. I cannot for the life of me get my head around computers.
  11. I was not interested in the human body until I tore my ACL.
  12. I have 2 goldfish called Bob and Adolf (Adolf has a tash, hence the name)
  13. I have a dog called Chad but for some reason I call him Ramesh.
  14. I love surfing.
  15. My lifelong dream is to open a beachfront café called Eddy’s Eggs. Eddy Chef
  16. I love cooking.
  17. I play football every Sunday, and compete in adventure races.
  18. I sing at the top of my voice to every Bon Jovi song whenever it comes on the radio in the car (when I’m on my own).
  19. I once stepped on a “puddle” which turned out to be a manhole full of water and ended up neck deep!
  20. I used to hate running and only did it if I had to.
  21. I can turn my hand to most circus tricks.
  22. I was a chubby kid.
  23. I used to hate vegetables.
  24. I am a big Red Hot Chili Peppers fan.
  25. I am left footed and right handed.
  26. I think one of the most important things in life is to enjoy yourself and have a laugh.
  27. I would love to own a VW Campervan. VW Camper