Four things …

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Questions nicked from Steve Lawson, et al.

A. Four jobs you’ve had in your life

  1. Priest
  2. Group Worker in Shaftesbury Society Homeless Hostel
  3. Stock-taker and van driver at Claridge Mills, Selkirk
  4. Temporary Postman

B. Four films you could watch again and again

  1. The Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001-2003)
  2. Star Wars, Episode V The Empire Strikes Back (1977)
  3. The Italian Job (1969)
  4. Highlander (1986)

(Shaun of the Dead (2004) and Rear Window (1954) came close to appearing in that list.)

C. Four cities you’ve lived in

  1. Edinburgh
  2. Inverness
  3. London
  4. St Andrews

D. Four TV programmes you love to watch

  1. Man Stroke Woman
  2. Top Gear
  3. The Mighty Boosh
  4. Fr. Ted

E. Four favourite places you’ve been on holiday

  1. 1992 NYC World Tour (California, Hawai’i, New Zealand, Australia, Singapore)
  2. San Francisco, CA
  3. Healdsburg, CA
  4. Moscow and Leningrad (as it was then)

F. Four websites you visit daily

  1. http://study/ — my personal webserver’s home page!
  2. Google UK
  3. BBC News
  4. Steve Lawson’s blog

G. Four of your all-time favourite restaurants

I don’t really do restaurants, but …

  1. St John’s Curry Club, Edinburgh
  2. Behind the Wall, Falkirk — for the most gorgeous desserts ever™
  3. There was a restaurant at Larkspur Landing, CA in 1992 that holds great memories, even if I can’t remember what I ate!
  4. Similarly, the National Youth Choir’s 1992 World Tour of McDonalds restaurants on three continents was pretty special! Particularly James Whalley’s 9 burger meals in Dunedin … and he has diabetes!

H. Four of your favourite foods

  1. Chicken Malayan (curry)
  2. Haggis, neaps and tatties
  3. Hawai’ian pizza (with extra mushrooms)
  4. Chocolate!

I. Four places you’d rather be right now

  1. With friends and family
  2. San Francisco
  3. With friends and family in San Francisco
  4. Making new friends

J. Four things you find yourself saying

  1. “Pretty much …”
  2. “Do you see what I did there …?”
  3. “… and in a way, that’s a bit like Jesus!”
  4. “Internet Explorer is RUBBISH — you want to try Mozilla Firefox!”

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Gareth Saunders

I’m Gareth J M Saunders, 52 years old, 6′ 4″, father of 3 boys (including twins). Enneagram type FOUR and introvert (INFP), I am a non-stipendiary priest in the Scottish Episcopal Church, I sing with the NYCGB alumni choir, play guitar, play mahjong, write, draw and laugh… Scrum master at Safeguard Global; latterly at Sky and Vision/Cegedim. Former web architect and agile project manager at the University of St Andrews and previously warden at Agnes Blackadder Hall.

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