Continuing our Member A Month Series, here is Ten Minutes with Jane Coward, one of our lovely carers in the Kinloch Rannoch area.
Q What three words would your best friend use to describe you?
A Creative, passionate, kind.
Q What’s on your iPod/playing in your car these days?
A Don’t possess an iPod and the car radio doesn’t work locally because of the remote location.Content with silence and the wonderful sounds to be heard in the wilderness.
Q Who’s your favourite James Bond actor?
A Not a fan of James Bond.
Q Your house is on fire, what one item do you save?
A The only focus would be ensuring my son and anyone else in the house was safely out.
Q Last meal on earth?
A Breakfast in bed.
Q Dream dinner party guests?
A Those that take on the cooking.
Q First thing you’d do if you won £1million?
Q Quiet night in or big night out?
A Does star gazing count as a big night out?
Q City break or weekend in the country?
A Just love travelling to places I’ve never been to before and exploring, city or country.
Q Early bird or night owl?
A Definitely a night owl.
Q Save it or spend it?
A Saving up for a trip to India in 2019 at the moment.
Q Couch potato or fitness fanatic?
A Neither, too much of a workaholic these days.
Q Home or abroad?
A Growing up in a forces family means that home has often been abroad. Happy to live in either but when abroad always miss the green of the UK and drystone walls.
Q Early or late?
A Prefer to be just on time.
Q Cats or dogs?
Q Happiest memory?
A Being lifted up onto the kitchen draining board to watch Grandad shave with his bristle brush and flick knife!
Q And most embarrassing?
A So many…
Q Biggest regret?
A No regrets, have learnt important life lessons from my mistakes.
Q What are you proudest of?
A Making a difference in other people’s lives.
Q Who do you admire most?
A People who care and do what they can for others.
Q And who do you detest?
A Detest is a strong word. I detest lies but do I detest liars? Very rarely.
Q Who would you like to thank?
A The stranger who stopped to help after a car accident.
Q What advice would you give to your younger self?
A Swim in waterfalls as often as possible & laugh often.
Q What’s the hardest thing you’ve ever had to do?
A Tell my son ( aged 5 ) that his Dad had died.
Q Hardest thing you’ve had to give up?
A Monastic life.
Q Could you save someone’s life if they were dying in the street?
A It has been known.
Q What keeps you awake at night?
A Painting dragons!
Q And your biggest critic?
Q Mobile phone ringtone?
A No idea! Would happily live without one.