0 Getting Personal with Jamie Smart

Jamie Smart - some dinner party! Would George Michael be the mediator?

Who are you? Jamie Smart, Head Groundsman at Newtown Cricket Club

Family status? Single.

Who's your hero and why? Ian Wright and Tony Adams - great footballers.

What would you change about yourself? Nothing. I'm happy. Maybe prettier with a smaller nose.

What's your guilty pleasure? Playing darts and getting drunk on Fridays.

What's been the highlight of your grounds career so far? Newtown nearly putting on 300 runs.

What are your pet peeves? Dog walkers allowing their dogs to foul the pitch.

If you could go anywhere right now, where would it be? Galapagos Islands. It's isolated.

What's the best part of your job? Fresh air, sun tan and making a difference.

… and the worst? Getting the work done in hard conditions.

Do you have a lifetime ambition? It was a DB9 and a boat by 45, but that's only two years off now!

Favourite record, and why? 'Champagne Supernova' by Oasis. It was my era.

Who would you choose to spend a romantic evening with? Christina Perri.

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Build a new clubhouse.

Which three people, living or dead, would you invite to a dinner party? Adolf Hitler, Martin Luther King Jr. and George Michael.

If you could be anyone for a day, who would it be and why? Donald Trump, because then I could jump off something.

Do you have any bad habits? Smoking and swearing.

... or any good ones? I'm polite and honest.

Do you go to bed worrying about the next day's workload? The weather - yes.

What's the best advice you have ever been given? Have no regrets.

What's your favourite smell? Bread baking.

What do you do in your spare time? Mountain biking. I knocked myself out once and woke up between about twenty sheep [we then made some unfair jokes about the Welsh].

What's the daftest work-related question you have ever been asked? "How do you stop the grass from growing on the square?"

What's your favourite piece of kit? A box.

What three words would you use to describe yourself? Honest, trustworthy, nightmare.

What talent would you like to have? I'd be better at cricket. Facing an 85mph ball just makes me go "oh no."

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