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Twenty Questions to a Usual Subject - Alex22

By BrianC
June 15 2003

One of the joys of doing this series is that I get to see these things before you. When Graham sent me his photo I thought - Oh! that is who you are - even though we had already spoken a couple of times. Perhaps I wasn't sober at the time.

Meet the family

Twenty questions to a 'Usual Suspect'


Real Name Graham Alexander
Location Reading


Investment Appraisal

Movie(s) Groundhog Day, Sixth Sense, Purple Rose of Cairo
TV Programme(s) Cold Feet, Red Dwarf, Blackadder
Book(s) Uncle Petros and Goldbach's Conjecture - Apostolos Doxiadis,
Touching the Void - Joe Simpson,
Midnight Rugby - Stephen Jones
Music Capercaillie, Runrig, Bruce Springsteen, Janis Ian
Radio Station(s) Radio 4
Food(s) Haggis, tatties and neeps. Kippers.
Drinks(s) New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc
Place(s) to visit Scottish Highlands. The Cevennes
How long supporting LI? Since the year at The Stoop
Best ever LI game (Excluding 2002 cup final) The semi-final win over Quins when we knew we were going to Twickenham.
Favourite LI experience off pitch (Excluding 2002 cup final) Meeting Andrea Bray!
How did you start supporting LI? After years of occasionally going to see matches at Wasps, Bath, Reading and Henley I became a committed rugby supporter when Richmond moved to the MadStad. After their demise I migrated to London Irish and found my natural home!
What are your non-rugby pastimes? Sailing, golf, cricket, football, music.
Any Irish connection? Two great grandparents from County Down.
Four years of negotiation with the Northern Ireland gas and electricity regulator and Northern Ireland Electricity plc over a new power station at Ballylumford.
Most likely to say? Scotland is going to win the next 6 Nations
Least likely to say? Mine's a half.
Tell us something about you we don't know. My first rugby coach was Peter Squires, who played on the wing for England in the 1970s.

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