By Major Bloodnok
March 4 2009
Time for another episode of Meet the Family. This time iBozz steps up to the mark and reveals all. If you haven't yet put yourself forward for this honour, just email me with the answers to the questions you see here, including a (preferably embarrassing) photo of yourself, and I'll post it for all the world to see.
Meet The Family
Retired Mountebank, Charlatan and Purveyor of Synthetic Recycled Silicon Snake Oil to the Congenitally Gullible, aka freelance IT security and business continuity consultant; serial Twirly user
The Wrong Box; Once Upon a Time in the West; anything with WC Fields, Alastair Sim, Will Hay or Groucho Marx
QI; Twin Peaks; American Gothic; Kingdom Hospital; Green Wing; Tutti Frutti; The Shield; Morse
I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue; The Goon Show; Round the Horne; Beyond Our Ken; Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy; anything by The National Theatre of Brent
Dylan Thomas; John Connelly; Janet Evanovich; John Saul
The Rolling Stones; Meat Loaf; The Chieftans; The Dubliners; Bryn Terfel; Les Arts Florrisant; The Academy of Ancient Music, and anything composed by AndrÈ Campra
Full English Breakfast; Bumper Irish Breakfast at Nash19, Cork (http://www.nash19.com); authentic Indian food (not the usual Anglicised rubbish), especially at the This ‘n’ That, Soap Street, Central Manchester
Red Lemonade; Lime & Soda; Diet Coke (but definitely not at EP prices); Tesco’s own brand Cola (honest - it's very nice and very cheap)
Place(s) to visit
Cork; Galway; San Francisco; Lynchburg, Virginia
How long supporting Sale Sharks?
Best ever Sale Sharks game
Parker Pen Final 2002, especially the second half
Favourite Sale Sharks experience off pitch
SSSC Annual Dinners and trips to Limerick and Galway
How did you start supporting Sale Sharks?
Squash playing member at Heywood Road and became interested in the rugby side "by association", having supported Manchester before (and I still do)
How do you relax?
Reading; short wave radio and DXing; international on-line radio
Six people you'd invite to dinner:
Apart from Her Ladyship (R-i-P), of course: WC Fields; Tommy Cooper; Groucho Marx; Will Hay; Alastair Sim; Kenneth Horne
Most likely to say?
Why do women talk so much?
Least likely to say?
Please please please please please can we go shopping again?
Tell us something about you we don't know.
I once attempted to drive a brand new Vauxhall Astra across the Helford River in Cornwall without the benefit of using a ferry or a bridge - I failed and it sank. Fortunately it was a company car and not my own.