Twenty Questions with Simon Taylor

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Simon Taylor Euro Grass PortraitSimon Taylor - whatever you do, don't drop litter, especially if he's on his bike behind your car!

Who are you? Simon Taylor, UK Sales and Marketing Manager for Euro Grass B.V.

Family status? Married, two boys. One at Uni studying to be an Osteopath. Younger son just finishing his A levels.

Who's your hero and why? Barry Sheene. He was demon on a 500.

What is your dream holiday? On a push bike in the Italian Alps.

What annoys you the most? Too much talking and not enough action.

What would you change about yourself? My age. Too much to do in so little time.

Who wouldn't you like to be? Silvio Berlusconi, the ex Italian Prime Minister.

Favourite record, and why? Maggie May by Rod Stewart, because it reminds me of the great summer of 1976.

Who would you choose to spend a romantic evening with? Got to be my wife. This is going to print!

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Buy a pint at my local, because it would probably only be a tenner.

If you were to describe yourself as a musical instrument, what would you be and why? A guitar because there's more than one string to my bow.

What's the best advice you have ever been given? Don't see things as a problem, but as a challenge.

What's your favourite smell? Freshly ploughed earth.

What do you do in your spare time? Anything outdoors, but my real passion is cycling.

What's the daftest work related question you have ever been asked? If I sow your seed now, when could I expect to use my lawn. It was December!

What's your favourite piece of kit? My legs, they take me everywhere.

What three words would you use to describe yourself? Tenacious, trustworthy, loyal.

What talent would you like to have? To be able to sing in tune!

What makes you angry? People throwing rubbish out of car windows.

What law/legislation would you like to see introduced? A six month jail sentence for dropping litter.
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