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Twenty Questions to a Usual Suspect - DerekS

By BrianC
July 27 2003

Todays victim is DerekS. He states that his favourite ever LI game was the Paddy's Day game against Quins last season. I have to say I struggle to comprehend.

Meet the family

Twenty questions to a 'Usual Suspect'


Real Name Derek Sanders
Location Live in Cranleigh, Surrey and work in Farnham, Surrey
Occupation Medical Negligence Lawyer/DJ

Movie(s) The Deerhunter, Raging Bull, The Russia House
TV Programme(s) Twin Peaks, Teachers and any old Morecombe & Wise shows
Book(s) "To Kill a Mockingbird" - Harper Lee
"On the Road" - Jack Kerouac
"Nausea" - Jean-Paul Sartre
Music Mainly Jazz - particularly Ornette Coleman, Herbie Hancock & Miles Davies.
Also known to sing very loud and badly to The Small Faces, The Jam, Ocean Colour Scene and any old Ska
Radio Station(s) Jazz FM, BBC London and BBC World Service
Food(s) Mexican, Mediterranean and most fish/seafood dishes
Drinks(s) Guinness, Good Kentish Ale, Jamesons and Jack Daniels
Place(s) to visit Malcescine, Italy and Dinan, France
How long supporting LI? Armchair supporter for about 5 years - moved up to being an LI addict last season
Best ever LI game (Excluding 2002 cup final) Paddy's weekend - against Quins - it's the not losing but the drinking that counts.
Favourite LI experience off pitch (Excluding 2002 cup final) Watching my daughter (Mallaidh) hitting her bodhran with all her might for the first time at a LI game (against Quins).
How did you start supporting LI? Took father-in-law to see Wasps (his team) against LI - no turning back.
What are your non-rugby pastimes? DJ and sound/radio production, running and painting.
Any Irish connection? "To be sure" - Grandfather and all before him.
Most likely to say? Jazz .... niiiiice !
Least likely to say? No, I'll stick at two pints if you don't mind.
Tell us something about you we don't know. I was a lighting and sound technician on The Pogues 1984 St Patrick's Night Gig - the hangover was the longest in history!!!

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