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A Member a Month – August

  • August 27, 2018
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Continuing our Member A Month Series, here is Ten Minutes with Aileen Stackhouse, an artist and sculptor.

 

Q What three words would your best friend use to describe you?

A Artistic, loving, caring

 

Q What’s on your iPod/playing in your car these days?

A Radio documentaries/plays

 

Q Who’s your favourite James Bond actor?

A Sean Connery

 

Q Your house is on fire, what one item do you save?

A My dog Oschi

 

Q Last meal on earth?

A Stir-fried tofu with black pepper

 

Q Dream dinner party guests?

A Marilynne Robinson(writer), David Attenborough, Dylan Moran (comedian), Jo Brand (comedienne), Miranda Richardson (Queenie in Blackadder 2)

 

Q First thing you’d do if you won £1million?

A Pay for my home, share it with my children, design a purpose-built studio space for up to 12 artists.

 

Q Quiet night in or big night out?

A The first.

 

Q City break or weekend in the country?

A The second.

 

Q Early bird or night owl?

A Early bird.

 

Q Save it or spend it?

A Wish I could save, don’t make enough

 

Q Couch potato or fitness fanatic?

A Morning fitness, evening potato

 

Q Home or abroad?

A Home

 

Q Early or late?

A Early

 

Q Cats or dogs?

A Dogs

 

Q Happiest memory?

A Sea sides, all of them

 

Q And most embarrassing?

A Being horrible to someone

 

Q Biggest regret?

A As above

 

Q What are you proudest of?

A My Children

 

Q Who do you admire most?

A See above

 

Q And who do you detest?

A Politicians and fascists

 

Q Who would you like to thank?

A Stephen

 

Q What advice would you give to your younger self?

A Take more care of yourself

 

Q What’s the hardest thing you’ve ever had to do?

A Bury my child

 

Q Hardest thing you’ve had to give up?

A See above

 

Q Could you save someone’s life if they were dying in the street?

A I would try

 

Q What keeps you awake at night?

A At the moment very little, but sometimes the monsters under the bed remind me to be frightened

 

Q And your biggest critic?

A Myself

 

Q Mobile phone ringtone?

A Robin