Twenty questions with Martin Grayshon

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MartynGrayshon2Martin Grayshon - a freebird with a not so 'hairy' dilemma and a slight weight problem!

Who are you? Martin Grayshon, Grounds Manager at Edge Hill University.

Family status? Married.

Who's your hero and why? Nelson Mandela, for all he has done for the people of his country.

What is your dream holiday? A trip to Fiji, Tonga, Samoa and the Cook Islands.

What annoys you the most? People who do not queue.

What would you change about yourself? In an ideal world, my weight.

Who wouldn't you like to be? The Chancellor of the Exchequer.

Favourite record, and why? Lynyrd Skynyrd's Freebird. It takes me back to my long hair and college days.

Who would you choose to spend a romantic evening with? My wife, obviously.

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Set the grandchildren up for life and then have that holiday to the Pacific isles.

If you were to describe yourself as a musical instrument, what would you be and why? A flute - precise and clearly distinctive.

What's the best advice you have ever been given? Stick to your aims and ambitions, and you will get there.

What's your favourite smell? Tournedos Rossini, my favourite meal.

What do you do in your spare time? Watch sport, now I am past playing!

What's the daftest work related question you have ever been asked? "Why is the ground frozen?" when the temperature was minus 10OC at 12 noon, followed by, "will the game be on?" ... for a 2.00pm kick off!

What's your favourite piece of kit? None - just having the right kit to do the task in hand.

What three words would you use to describe yourself? Calm, understanding and methodical.

What talent would you like to have? To speak another language.

What makes you angry? People who promise, but do not deliver on time.

What law/legislation would you like to see introduced? Banks to be held accountable for their actions when they get things wrong.

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