Peter N, 40, International Banking
(This is a stock image, not Peter’s real photo!)
Q: Who has been the biggest influence in your life?
A: My Dad.? He came from humble beginnings, worked hard and has been the rock of the family.? He believed in me.
Q: What kinds of things really make you laugh?
A: Practical jokes, old friends reminiscing about silly things we did at school and off-beat comedy programs on TV, like Father Ted and The Fast Show.
Q: What?s your favourite place in the entire world?
A: Ko Samui in Thailand.? Relaxed paradise.
Q: Who is your best friend? What do you like about him/her?
A: An old school friend, Mel.? We grew up together, have been through life?s joys and pains, shared aspirations and understand one another without having to ask questions.
Q: Favourite movie of all time? Why so?
A: Truly, Madly Deeply.? It?s deep and moving.
Q: What?s your biggest goal in life right now?
A: To get the basics right and ensure that my 12 year old daughter has the best chance in life.
Q: What is your favourite way to spend a Saturday?
A: Going for a motorbike ride in the country and meeting up with friends in a pub.? I go to the gym in the evening and finish with a swim.
Q: Do you have any pet peeves?
A: People who don?t indicate at roundabouts, rude waiters and poor service.
Q: What was your family like growing up?
A: We are all very different, a bit mad, but somehow it all worked.? We?re all there for each other.? Largely down to my incredible folks.
Q: What were you like as a kid?
A: I tried hard, good at some subjects, like maths and cross country running. I was a little cheeky
Q: What should I know about you that I?d never think to ask about?
A: That would be telling!? Keep asking though!
Q: Did you?or do you?have a nickname? What?s the story behind it?
A: Yes, but I?d have to get to know you more to admit it all!
Q: Who was your favourite schoolteacher or college professor? Why?
A: Mr McNally, my Art teacher. He encouraged me every step of the way and always did so with a smile and a wink.
Q: What do you hate most about the dating process? (Tell me so I can avoid it!)
A: I’ve only just started out on this road again after some time, so it?s the fear of not knowing what to do.? Kind of exciting too though!