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Personally Speaking


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Name: Kevin Wright

Occupation: Teacher of ICT

What’s the best thing about your job? The things students say, I asked, "Can you give me an example of coincidence?". Answer, "My Mum and my Dad got married on the same date." Opening the book in class I asked, "So where were we?" Answer, "In this class, Sir."

And the worst? The long hours outside of school planning lessons, marking work etc.

What is your favourite book? The Art of Tea making by Phil A Kettle and 100 Yards to the Toilet by Willie Maikit, illustrated by Betty Wont. Seriously I love the Sharpe Novels by Bernard Cornwell

Choose five words to describe yourself? Adrian Chiles, Ray Mears, Mr Tumble, Benny Hill (without the glasses), Kuato (the resistant leader from Total Recall)

What would you do if you won the lottery? Buy the Squadron a minibus

When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? A spy

Who was your childhood hero? Emlyn Hughes

What is your most treasured possession, excluding family? My medals

What is your greatest extravagance? Cars

If you were invisible, where would you go first, and why? I would go to the vatican and find out all the secrets that only the Pope knows

Choose four ideal dinner guests, dead or alive? Kylie Minogue, Emlyn Hughes, Princess Diana and Leonardo Di Vinci (to paint us last supper style)

If you could be a famous person for a day, who would you be and why? Hercules for the demi-god power

What is your favourite food? Chocolate

Favourite drink? Spiced Rum and Coke, it brings back memories of my tours of duty in the Falkland Islands and IAF Gioia del Colle

Favourite TV character? Father Ted

Favourite film? Lord of the Rings

Who would you least like to be stuck in a lift with? Margaret Thatcher

What was the first record you ever bought? Star Trekkin by the Firm

What are your pet hates? Tardiness, there is no excuse!

If you could change one thing about yourself what would it be? To be taller, I am too short for my weight

What do you hate spending money on? Parking

Which three items would you take to a desert island? Food, drink and Kylie

Happiness is …..? lying in the sun with a drink and a book, abroad

What is your most amusing or embarrassing moment? playing the part of a pantomime dame for Dick Whittington at Thrybergh Comp. It was very funny trying bras on in Primark for the costume. I even did a song and dance routine in a high pitched 'ladies' voice.