I am the Managing Director of Head Resourcing. My role is to grow the business, provide a great place to work for our staff, continually develop our employees and ensure that we always strive to provide excellent customer service to clients & candidates and never promise things we can’t deliver.
Loves: Singing, Rugby & driving anything with an engine
Favourite word: Ratatouille
Favourite song: The Strange Museum – Paul Weller
Happiest memory: Watching Wales play at the Millennium Stadium for the first time! (They lost by 30+ points to the all blacks)
I am in the permanent team at Head as an Associate Consultant which I thoroughly enjoy – every day is different and I enjoy building long-lasting relationships with both clients and candidates. I have been here since July 2013 and I look forward to continuing my success and developing my career in recruitment.
Loves: French Martinis and Sunshine
Favourite word: Chocolate!
Favourite song: ‘Drops of Jupiter’ by Train.
Happiest memory: Going to Australia to start my travels and then equally coming back to see all my family and friends I had missed so much.
Deputy Manager - Contracts Division
I joined Head Resourcing as a resourcer before joining the Contracts Team in 2009 and becoming Senior Consultant. I’ve been fortunate enough to work with some of our biggest clients and have enjoyed building relationships, meeting people & being able to help. I love how much our team care about each other and about what we do – joining Head has been the best decision I’ve ever made.
Loves: holidays, crème brulee, family, friends, spending money, the E! channel, men with good manners.
Hates: getting up in the morning, cheap shoes, marzipan, bad grammar.
Favourite word: plum
Favourite song: The Calling – Wherever You Will Go/ Amy Winehouse – will you still love me tomorrow
Happiest memory: sitting on the beach in Monterey– beautiful, warm, peaceful, very happy.
It’s a great pleasure to work with the talented team at Head. My role is to work with the leadership team (Head honchos), provide support and make sure they have the tools and resources to grow a highly successful business as well as a great place to work. My day job however, is as a Partner in a venture capital firm, Par Equity, which invests financial and intellectual capital into young companies and helping them to become successful, international, businesses.
Loves: Family, ideas, opportunity, truth, people who get things done
Hates: Arrogance, narrow mindedness, deception
Favourite word: Vacation
Favourite song: Comfortably Numb – Pink Floyd
Happiest memory: Watching my children grow up, among many other happy times
Contracts and Compliance Consultant
As part of the compliance team I am responsible for conducting rigorous pre-employment screening of all contractors before they go on-site and provide general business support to Head Resourcing colleagues. My favourite part of the job is meeting with and getting to know our lovely contractors.
Loves: Long walks, long lies & long island iced teas!
Hates: Spiders, wet hair & dishonesty
Favourite word: Hunners
Favourite song: Tengo el Don by La Liga & Alika
Happiest memory: Watching my sister graduate from university having been told years before she wouldn’t finish high school.
I joined Head Resourcing recently as an administrator after taking a few years out to look after my young family. It’s a really nice place to work and all the staff are really lovely and care a great deal about what they do.
Loves: My family and my lovely dog Honey.
Hates: Rude people who don’t say please and thank you
Favourite word: Sausage
Favourite song: Fairytale of New York by the Pogues
Happiest memory: All my family Christmases and holidays, I can’t really choose one favourite memory I have so many good ones.
I joined Head Resourcing in December 2015, right in time for Christmas. I started my journey with recruitment back in Poland, where I worked within the construction industry. What I love about recruitment is that every day presents a new challenge, and I get a real sense of satisfaction in helping others find their career path.
Favourite word: Aye
Favourite song: The Brand New Heavies – “Have a good time”
The time my father took me skiing to Czech Republic when I was around 10-11 years old. We skied all day in the sun with snow knee-deep, going off-trucks and practising some jumps. After a long and very exhausting day, we went for a delicious traditional Czech meal and drove all the way home.
Recruitment Consultant – Contracts Division
Before I joined Head Resourcing, I worked in recruitment and business development within the public sector in London. I’ve now relocated to Edinburgh and am thrilled to be able to continue providing excellent customer service and care while working in the fast-paced environment of the Contracts team!
Loves: Films, pizza, football and lager.
Hates: Mushrooms, anything pickled and having to wait for people.
Favourite word: Sausage
Favourite song: Such great heights – Postal Service
Happiest memory: Holiday in New York in 2013 to see Wrestlemania and enjoy the great city.
I started with Head Resourcing in March 2017 as an Associate Consultant. My background is in Fintech recruitment and I moved to join Head because of the excellent standards and reputation they have with both clients and candidates. I work with a great bunch of people at Head Resourcing, and so far I love being part of the team.
Loves: Rugby, Family, Paris, Holidays in the Sun, Music/Festivals
Hates: People who constantly complain, bad manners
Favourite Song: Guns ‘n’ Roses- Night Train
Memory: Spending Christmas in Paris
I am a senior consultant working in the permanent team specialising in IT and business change recruitment. I love meeting new clients and building strong relationships and the satisfaction of helping great candidates securing their dream jobs!
Loves: Holidays, French Martinis, my nephews
Hates: Feet, hangovers, bad manners
Favourite word: Holiday
Favourite song: Candi Staton – You’ve got the love (the original version)
Happiest memory: Sipping cocktails for breakfast on the beach last year in Mexico
Before joining Head Resourcing, I spent the majority of my career within the Merchant Navy as a Marine Engineer. Most recently, I worked at SSE in the shield sales department. Head’s focus on people and maintaining mutual relationships were my main attractions for joining as a resource consultant, and I now look forward to building a long and fruitful career within Head.
Loves: Travel, Motor Racing, Cycling, Snowboarding
Hates: Narrow minded people, laziness
Favourite word: Aubergine
Favourite song: Yoohoo – Dusky
Happiest memory: Witnessing the Isle Of Man TT for the first time.
Senior Consultant - Contracts Division
Joined Head Resourcing in 2006 and have progressed up through from Resourcer, Consultant to now Senior Consultant. Enjoy helping Clients/Candidates as that’s why we’re here right?
Loves: A little bit of banter, Dumb N Dumber, Vegas!
Hates: Cucumber and Seafood
Favourite word: It has to be “Boom”
Favourite song: Tough one – probably Elbow – One Day Like This
Happiest memory: The night I can’t remember
Consultant – Contracts Division
Recently joined the ever busy contracts team at Head after working for a different recruitment company for a year in a new business role. I am a people person and enjoy the interactive side of recruitment. This coupled with the way in which Head work and their values was the reason I felt this was the company I wish to continue my career with.
Loves: Football (watching and playing), Dogs, Food, Food and more Food, My Bed, Nights Out,
Hates: Mornings, Miserable People, Olives, Coffee
Favourite word: Pamphlet
Favourite song: Don’t have a favourite but very partial to a bit of Jay Z.
Happiest memory: My 4 summers working abroad split across Spain and the USA. One big blurred happy memory!
Senior Consultant - Contracts Division
Along with my colleague Arlene, I manage some of our key corporate client relationships. I’m responsible for sourcing potential candidates, account management, attending annual client reviews and everything in between! I have been with the team since 2009 and have gained extensive valuable experience and knowledge in recruiting for Business Change and IT contract roles.
Loves: Family, Friends and my dogs, music and travelling.
Hates: Dishonesty, shellfish and being cold
Favourite word: Bulb
Favourite song: Everything, Michael Buble or anything Michael Jackson
Happiest memory: Lying on a deserted beautiful beach in Koh Samui with my fiancé, with nothing to hear but the sound of waves crashing on the sand
Consultant - Contracts Division
I work in the contracts team here at Head, sitting in a team of 12 my role is to speak with both candidate and client contacts across all the clients that we currently service. Mainly I work with some of our key corporate customers supplying all levels of skills and experience.
Loves: Family, Noel Gallagher, and would love love love to sleep past 6am.
Favourite word: ‘bobble’ and ‘basically’
Favourite song: You’re a Superstar – Love Inc
Happiest memory: Birth of my Son Dale.
IT & Quality Manager
I look after all things tech & make sure we’re ISO 9001 compliant in all we do. Originally from Northern Ireland, but been living in & loving Edinburgh since 2002. Joined Head in 2007 to do IT Support & now well & truly one of the family here.
Loves: A good cuppa tea & my homemade carrot cake, Saturday nights, nail polish.
Hates: Mice & when people misuse apostrophes
Favourite word: Fab
Favourite song: The Killers – Mr Brightside
Happiest memory: My wedding day & having the people that mean the most to me all there to celebrate too!
Contractor Support Manager
Moved from the USA to Scotland at the end of August 2015. Having 6 years’ experience in the recruitment industry, I joined Head Resourcing as the Contractor Support Manager in July 2016. I’m very excited to be working with such a great company and a fantastic team who’ve already made me feel right at home. The team is responsible for initial pre-engagement screening, contracts, and post-placement support and part of my role is to provide any kind of support needed to help the team succeed and help each team member grow in their career.
Loves: family/friends, ice-cold beer, music, sunshine, and holidays
Hate: Spiders, olives, disrespect, being late, laziness
Favourite Word: Wee – Scottish word for small (being from America, it’s a fun new word)
Favourite Song: anything Country is at the top of my list
Happiest Memory: So many amazing memories come to mind but receiving my Visa to move to Scotland to be with my love after doing distance for 1.5 years always puts a smile on my face.
I’m proud to be part of the Head team. My role is to ensure we deliver promises to our clients, shareholders and colleagues. I do that by supporting the team to ensure we have clear direction, a great strategy, and are growing the capabilities of the business. My passion is in delivering results, building effective partnerships and seeing people develop in their roles.
Loves: Family, Music, the outdoors, football, alignment, collaboration, great outcomes, and Lambretta Scooters
Hates: Racism, divisiveness, not keeping promises, (often) football
Favourite word: Not a word, but the sound of laughter
Favourite song: Changes all the time, but one that is always in my top 3 is “A Change Is Gonna Come” by Sam Cooke
Happiest memory: Family Christmas days… many of them…
Senior Consultant - Contracts Division
As a Senior Consultant, my role consists of co-managing a number of Head Resourcing’s key accounts for IT, Digital & Business Change contract recruitment. I engage with our clients’ hiring managers to understand their organisations, working in partnership with them to secure good quality talent! Get requirement, find good candidates, fill requirement… all whilst providing a service that candidates and hiring managers will want for years to come.
Loves: Cricket, Rugby, seeing the world, and all things New Zealand
Hates: Aubergine, bad drivers and shopping
Favourite word: Spoon
Favourite song: Orion, Metallica – or anything by the Foo Fighters.
Happiest memory: Sitting in the sun, beer in hand with great mates on top of a boat sailing the Adriatic.
I joined Head in May 2014 working as part of the finance team. My role is to liaise with customers and contractors, process supplier invoices and help set up new contractors into our system. I’m really enjoying my role, working alongside lovely people and gaining a range of new skills.
Loves: Music, Night-time and Cake. Yummy food, cocktails and of course Shoes!
Favourite word: Boogie
Favourite song: Not sure on favourite (there are so many) but a good go to song is Telegraph Road – Dire Straits.
Happiest memory: Travelling around Europe on trains.
My team is responsible for the production and distribution of monthly management accounts together with processing invoices, paying contractors & suppliers. As part of this we analyse costs and help with budgets and forecasting. I’ve been part of the Head family since 2009 and hope to be here for many years to come.
Loves: Sport, BBQs, Chocolate
Hates: Rain, Waiting, Bad Spelling
Favourite word: Wheesht
Favourite song: Chris Isaak – Wicked Game
Happiest memory: The birth of my beautiful son
Contracts and Compliance Administrator
Having spent the last few years working in the legal support sector, I am now beginning my first role in recruitment with Head Resourcing. My role here involves providing my team with full support and thorough assistance throughout the compliance and vetting process for contractors while working alongside a very positive and hardworking team.
Love: Dogs, fluffy socks and rosé wine
Hates: Cold weather, mustard and animal cruelty
Favorite Word: Grand
Favorite Song: Livin’ in the future – Bruce Springsteen
Happiest Memory: Christmas morning as a child
I work closely with other members of the finance team on a range of tasks including processing supplier invoices, invoicing of permanent placements and liaising with contractors and customers.
Loves: Summer, dancing, weddings
Hates: Scary films, meanness
Favourite word: Serendipity
Favourite song: The Cranberries “Linger”
Happiest memory: The birth of my son (cheesy but true)
Contracts and Compliance Consultant
Originally from Mid Wales, I came to Edinburgh to study and just fell in love with the city! This is my first role in recruitment, but I’ve already been made to feel very welcome by all the wonderful staff here, and the brilliant candidates I’ve been able to guide through the vetting process as they start new and exciting roles with some of our biggest clients!
Loves: Coffee, rugby, glitter glue, pȃtisserie almost too pretty to eat, and proper bara brith
Hates: Humidity, slow-walking people on narrow pavements, Crocs©
Favourite word: Flimflam and flibbitygibbit
Favourite song: We Love to Boogie, T-Rex
Happiest memory: All the ones which created a catch phrase or anecdote!
I originally started my recruitment career in Australia, and I’m currently working in Head Resourcing’s Leeds permanent division. The real motivator for me to work in recruitment is to assist people in finding employment within their chosen career pathway, and here I have the added bonus of working alongside like-minded people for a company that really does care.
Loves: All Blacks, cricket, rugby league, bbq’s, music, chilling with family and friends.
Hates: Brussel sprouts, inconsiderate drivers and flat beer.
Favourite word: Sweet
Favourite song: Stand by me – Ben E. King
Happiest memory: The birth of my cheeky monkeys, Shelbie and Zac.
Team Manager - Permanent Division
I have been with Head Resourcing for over 8 years now, although it doesn’t seem that long. I love the variety in my role – speaking with candidates, clients, providing solutions, advising on career moves, speaking at events, coming up with better ways of doing things… every day is an adventure!
Loves: My children (Libby, Charlotte and Sam), husband Sandy, kitty-cat Paddington, and cheese.
Hates: Raisins, injustice and dithering
Favourite word: Yes
Favourite song: Changes all the time! LA Woman by The Doors is always up there though.
Happiest memory: Most of my memories involve wine, so I’m not sure I remember… ask me another question!
IT Support Analyst
I joined Head Resourcing in August 2016 as an IT Support Analyst. It’s my job to take care of all the tech in the organisation and to deal with the day to day IT issues.
Loves: Chinese food, rum and gadgets
Hates: Slow internet, traffic and coconuts
Favourite word: Pineapples
Favourite song: Hotel California – The Eagles
Happiest memory: Being in the middle of nowhere with nothing but a tent, a chair and a fire
As Finance Director I need to ensure that more money comes into the company than goes out. I spend time negotiating contracts, liaising with our bankers, auditors and lawyers. The most enjoyable part of the job is interacting with colleagues, clients, contactors and candidates.
Loves: Watching and playing sport, friends and family, beetroot, cheese and chips
Hates: Inability to play golf, musical instruments and to learn a foreign language
Favourite word: Squeeze
Favourite song: Money, money, money
Happiest memory: Going skiing with the family
Business Support Consultant
Mainly responsible for the weekly and monthly preparation and submission of client and company MI, whilst providing continual support to the business. My role ranges from looking at processes within the company, meeting contractors and looking at lots of spreadsheets!
Loves: Travelling, good food, happy people!
Hates: Dishonest people, football (unless it’s the world cup!)
Favourite word: Chubchub
Favourite song: All these things that I have done by the Killers
Happiest memory: Going to the cinema with my big brothers every Fri night when I was young & playing with baby monkeys in Costa Rica in 2011
Senior Recruitment Consultant
I’ve worked in contract recruitment in the Leeds market for the past 8 years and joined Head Resourcing’s Leeds office in August 2016. My role is to manage incoming contract requirements from both new and existing clients. The culture and atmosphere at Head is like no other place I’ve worked before, the people are extremely welcoming and knowledgeable about all aspects of IT and recruitment really is done in a correct and efficient way.
Loves: Sport, good food and being compared to Ben Stokes
Favourite word: Furious
Favourite song: Neil Diamond – Sweet Caroline, never fails to fill a dance floor at a wedding!
Happiest memory(ies): Watching York City win at Wembley twice in 8 days back in 2012 to win the FA Trophy and promotion back into the Football League (let’s forget the fact they’ve now been relegated back into non-league again)
I started with Head Resourcing in April 2016 and spent 10 months as a Contracts Administrator. I moved into the permanent team as a Resource Consultant and am really enjoying it. This has given me the chance to work in both back and front office and get a full appreciation for how Head Resourcing works.
Loves: going to gigs/festivals, Limmy, anything with garlic
Hates: buffering, sweet and sour sauce
Favourite Song: it changes on a daily basis, but probably After Hours by We Are Scientists
Memory: a weekend I spent in the Lake District with a big group of my mates
I joined the Head finance team in July 2016. My role is to liaise with customers and contractors, process supplier invoices, help set up new contractors into our system and assist with Head Medical. I am very organised and enjoy the fast paced aspect of the role.
Loves – Travelling, dogs, quizzes, watching sport
Hates – Creepy crawlies, feet
Favourite Word – Kerfuffle
Favourite Song – Sky Full of Stars – Coldplay
Happiest Memory – Husky sledging in Finland
Deputy Managing Director / Commercial Director
Key responsibilities of my role include working with Board colleagues to set and manage our strategic and operational activities. I am also responsible for identifying new commercial opportunities and driving growth across the organisation.
Loves: My family & friends, ambition & success, good food & wine, socialising and having fun!
Hates: Insincerity, laziness, poor service and being late.
Favourite word: Lecker
Favourite song: ‘She’ by Elvis Costello
Happiest memory: The birth of my beautiful little boy
I have spent my whole career working to a strong set of ethics and was extremely pleased to finally join a business that shares my values. My role with Head is to develop the existing and new staff and to facilitate growth by offering like-minded people the opportunity to work in a grown up environment. The support I have received from the business has been excellent and the team across the board are a fantastic bunch of people to work with.
Loves: Cars and Motorsport
Hates: Dishonesty, poor drivers and shopping
Favourite word: Quickly
Favourite song: Pride (U2)
Happiest memory: Seeing my 2 children being born
As a Psychology & Neuroscience graduate (yes, I am ‘working you out’) I fell into technical recruitment in 2008. Since then I’ve worked across most verticals within technology recruitment. I’m a proper techie at heart so love keeping up with the latest advancements in IT. I’m now a Senior Consultant within the Leeds office and looking forward to growing the business in Leeds.
Loves: Proper pubs, cider, good food, people that speak their mind.
Hates: Politicians (in and out of the workplace), ignorance, self-serving attitudes.
Favourite word: I’ve been told I say ‘magic’ a lot more than I should.
Favourite song: I like guitar music but my favourite song changes all the time – at the moment it’s ‘New Town Velocity’ by Johnny Marr
Happiest memory: Sitting overlooking the marina in a small fishing village on Symi, a small island off the coast of Rhodes, listening to a bar’s excellent playlist and watching the world go by.
Having worked in the legal and investment sector, Head Resourcing presented me with an opportunity to not only make a career change, but to do what I like best – help people advance their own ambitions. The companies values of honesty, respect and doing things differently is something that resonated with me as well as the chance to be part of a growing business. Working within the fast paced environment of the contracts team, I thrive on developing new relationships and offering a value added experience for both clients and candidates.
Loves: All things sport, travelling, NZ summers & good food.
Hates: Arrogance, selfishness, being unorganised
Favourite word: Believe
Favourite song: Still Alive – Mt. Eden
Happiest memory: Too many to count – probably travelling on round the world tickets with my family when I was little.
Consultant - Contracts Division
I get to speak to the candidates about a variety of different types of roles and clients. Also I am (supposedly) a part time Hollywood Actor.
Loves: Sport, Food (chocolate specifically), a refreshing beer on a hot sunny day
Hates: Accidentally eating fish thinking it is chicken, people cracking their knuckles
Favourite Song: Bittersweet Symphony – The Verve
Favourite Word: Wee (…. As in the Scottish for small)
Happiest Memory: Scotland playing in the Football World Cup – it is a pretty distant memory now
Senior HR Business Partner
Head’s focus on building long standing relationships is a refreshing approach. The folk here actually ‘walk the talk’ and that was the main reason I was keen to join the business. My role is to provide effective HR plans and support that help drive business growth and enable our teams to be the best they can be.
Loves: My family and close friends, music, strawberries, wine and the sun! (Ideally all together!)
Hates: Racism, bullying and negativity
Favourite word: Bubbly
Favourite song: ‘Supersition’ or ‘As’ – Stevie Wonder
Happiest memory: Singing ‘Every Day Feels Like Summer With You’ with my two boys and husband whilst driving through Provence on our summer holiday!
Deputy Manager – Permanent Division
Yes it’s Lyle not Lionel!
I’ve worked in recruitment since 2010 and took on a senior consultant role in 2014. My role involves matching candidate’s skills to my client’s requirements in a professional way. I love my job as each day is unpredictable and offers different challenges.
Loves: Football, Golf, America and my wife to be Jennifer.
Hates: People who are rude and mushrooms.
Favourite Word: Amazing
Favourite Song: Chase & Status, Blind Faith
Happiest Memory: Arriving in New York last year and stepping out into hustle and bustle of New York City
Consultant - Contracts Division
I look after contract recruitment for some of our large customers alongside my colleague Lisa, and generally we are responsible for ensuring our client and contractors are happy. We manage large volumes of vacancies on a daily basis with some of our larger corporate accounts, making sure quality CVs are sent for each vacancy to very tight deadlines.
Favourite word: Muckle
Favourite song: Jingle bells
Happiest memory: Christmas!!!
I am an experienced IT recruitment consultant, with my recent history being in permanent recruitment. I very much enjoy the client management side of the role but also enjoy the feeling of changing somebody’s life (hopefully for the better!) with a new role. I have worked across all verticals, including infrastructure, software and business change. I also have a bachelor’s degree in Business IT and have a good technical background.
Loves: Football (playing and watching – Bradford City), Cricket, Tea and Sunday Dinners
Hates: Early Mornings, Coffee, and Rugby (union)
Favourite word: Delicious
Favourite song: Indeep – Last Night a DJ Saved My Life
Happiest memory: Skiing on Big Bear Mountain (2 hours from Los Angeles) in a T-Shirt on a School Trip
Resource Consultant – Contracts Division
While working in previous roles I have developed a great passion and understanding of excellent customer service and how vital it is to the success of a business. I am delighted to be part of Head Resourcing where everyone truly cares about clients, candidates and each other.
Loves: Good laugh with my family and friends, sunshine, popcorn and Negroni cocktail
Hates: dishonest/two faced people, aniseed, mosquitoes, fear hangovers and people close to my heart feeling sad when I can’t help
Favourite word: Wee
Favourite Song: George Benson – give me the night, Groove Armada – My Friend
Happiest memory: Two instantly come to my head: Camping wild on the beach in Arisaig with my boyfriend Chris and doggy Bruno. Sunny holidays with my girlfriends floating on airbeds on the waves.
Senior Marketing Executive
I recently joined the company after working for 12 years in the Textile Industry. With Sales, Marketing and Event Management experience I am involved in the development of an effective marketing strategy which includes PR, event management, social media, content and the design of all marketing literature in order to increase brand awareness.
Loves: Family, friends, prosecco and sunshine
Hates: Snakes, anchovies and rude drivers
Favourite Word: Potato
Favourite Song: Chasing Cars by Snow Patrol (first dance at wedding)
Happiest Memory: Honeymoon in Thailand and holidays in Elie
I spent my early career as an IFA prior to my switch across to recruitment 5 years ago and never looked back. I love the mature work environment at Head and the collaborative team ethic. My aim in the Leeds office is to build and develop the digital marketing desk. Being the only southerner in the office makes for some interesting banter!
Loves : Arsenal, Rugby, Motorbikes, Gin
Hates: Lateness, weak lager
Favourite Word : Sorted
Favourite Song : James – Laid
Happiest Memory : My son TJ putting on his Arsenal shirt for the first time
Contracts Compliance Administrator
I joined Head Resourcing in 2013 as the Office Administrator and received an SVQ in Business Admin during this time. I moved over to the compliance team early 2016. My role involves conducting pre-employment screening of contractors before they go on site.
Loves: Friends, Family and most importantly my iPhone
Favourite word: WAG
Favourite song: Iris by the Goo Goo Dolls
Happiest memory: watching my son grow up and anything that involves my family and friends
I work in Accounts. My main role is to pay people. This sounds quite straightforward but it can be surprisingly difficult.
Loves: Cakes, Faraway Holidays and sleeping babies
Hates: Trams, Midges and awake babies !!
Favourite word: Blether
Favourite song: Bat out of Hell – Meatloaf
Happiest memory: The moment that I realised that my parachute had opened on my first Parachute jump.
Team Manager - Contracts Division
Team Manager and all-round Contract Recruitment Ninja. I manage the Contracts Division at Head Resourcing who provide IT and business change recruitment services to clients and contractors, focusing on quality and the highest levels of service – it’s great to have a job you love!
Loves: Spending time with my family, Books, Movies & geeking out.
Hates: Wasps, Marmite and massive wastes of public money (e.g. Trams)
Favourite word: Absolutely
Favourite song: No Children – The Mountain Goats
Happiest memory: The birth of my sons.