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John’s Meet the Badgers “Q and A”

What nicknames have you had throughout your life? – Billy (after footballer Billy Bingham) or Slingham

Who would play you in a film of your life? – Anybody suave & sophisticated

Who would you really like to meet? – I would have liked to have had tea with Churchill

If you were taking someone walking for the first time where would you go? – Cat Bells or Derwent Water

What’s your favourite activities other than walking?– Grown Green Bowling

Sum yourself up in five words – A quiet but confident leader

Who or what really annoys you? – Litter/Rubbish everywhere

Favourite TV programme? – Auf Wiedersehen Pet

Which website do you spend most time on? – None. Don’t do computers

Favourite film? – The Longest Day (never seen it before honest)

What was the last film you saw? – The Sting

And the last book you read? – One of Chris Ryan’s

Give us a playlist of your favourite five songs (and artists) – Nights in White Satin by the Moody Blues, Mr Tambourine Man by Byrds, Brown Eyed Girl by Van Morrison, Wonderful Tonight by Eric Clapton &Imagine by John Lennon

What is your biggest walking achievement as a Badger?– Yockenthwaite Moor

What’s your favourite peak? – Skiddaw

You are forced to have a tattoo, what does it say?– Picture of a Yorkshire Rose

What would be your specialist subject on Mastermind?– 60’s Pop Music

You’re invited to a fancy dress party, who will you go as?– James Bond

What football team do you support? – Leeds United

Any other teams? – Leeds Rhino’s & West Ham Utd

Which British Peak would you most like to walk? – Scafell Pike

What’s your favourite pub/restaurant? – Ryther Arms at Cawood

Favourite food? – Fillet Steak

Favourite drink? – Stella or Red Wine

What’s the funniest thing you have seen whilst out walking with the Rambling Badgers? – Myself stuck in a bog much to amusement of everybody else

What are you scared of? – Dead animals especially birds

You can save one prized possession, what is it? – Either my wife, car or maybe my Canada diaries

What’s the worst thing anyone has ever said to you?– You’re being laid off

What keeps you awake at night? – Not much

Tell us something about yourself that only you know?– If I told you that I wouldn’t be the only one to know it

Who’d be your four ideal (living) dinner party guests?– Chris Ryan, Nigel Mansell, Ian Botham and Eric Clapton

Who’d be your four ideal (dead) dinner party guests?– Winston Churchill, John Wayne, Buddy Holly & Billy Bremner

If you could be marooned with one celebrity, who would it be? -Holly Willoughby

Favourite holiday destination? – St Brelades Bay, Jersey

Finally, would you rather be attacked by one horse sized duck, or twelve duck sized horses? – 12 Duck sized horses

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