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Full Name
Murray J. The J is the initial of my middle name John.

Where did you go to school?
Kettering Boys School

Star sign
Virgo

Any nicknames?
Muz/Murray J.

Do you have any hobbies?
Renovating houses and running..I try to run 10k twice a week – is that a hobby?

If you had a superpower, what would it be?
To turn back time, and go forward in it…..

What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Lying on a beach, drinking a cocktail with my family around me and not having to worry about going back to work.
 
Which living person do you most admire and why?
Couldn’t name one, I like entrepreneurs and have just read Duncan Bannatyne’s book…I admire the likes of him, very inspiring

What vehicles do you own?
A Merc, a Golf and an old racing bike….guess which one gets the most use

What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?
Getting distracted easily

What is the trait you most deplore in others?
Laziness, arrogance
 
Where would you like to live?  
Sydney
 
What is your greatest regret?
I have a few, too many to list. I don’t regret anything I have done though, just things I haven’t - yet

What do you most dislike about your appearance?
Nose

What is your favourite smell?
Freshly cut grass

What is your favourite book?
I don’t read much now, (only Bannatynes book)I used to as a kid though and I’m really enjoying re-reading The Famous Five stories by Enid Blyton to my daughter
 
What or who is the greatest love of your life?
My wife Mandi and my two children
 
Have you ever said ‘I love you’ and not meant it?
No
 
Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
I don’t know I don’t listen to me

What single thing would improve the quality of your life?
Time
 
How do you relax?
Sleep
 
Do you believe in life after death?
Haven’t had time to consider it properly yet but on the information to hand now - No

How would you like to be remembered?
Decent, honorable, generous, successful and fun
 
What is the most important lesson life has taught you?
Don’t waste time thinking about doing something you want to do and don’t let people stand in your way of doing something you want to do there isn’t enough time – and get a trade (I’m also a qualified plumber)

Any places you love going?
London

Which restaurants, bars and pubs do you hang out in?
Any with cold beer in. I like airy open town and city center pubs where you can people watch as they walk by shopping or whatever.

Do you have any phobias?
Not good with the sight of blood, I’d never make a doctor or nurse

What about hidden talents?
They’re still hidden, when I reveal them you will all know.

What's the best piece of advice anyone's ever given you?
Get a trade

The best gig you’ve been to?
George Michael 25 Live the first gig at the new Wembley Stadium in 2007

The first record you ever bought?
Summer Nights from the Grease soundtrack

Your favourite place to go on holiday?
Tenerife or Clacton on Sea

Your favourite three songs?
????????????Favorite three hundred maybe

Your top three films?
I’m afraid I fit into that category of being the only person who hasn’t  seen (insert movie here)……I rarely go to see films and when I do can never remember them even though I may have enjoyed them at the time?

Your favourite TV shows?
Have I Got News For You
Ashes To Ashes
News at Ten
Live at The Apollo
Any good drama or property show

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