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My generation was fortunate enough to see an unbeatable challenge achieved. I was a child when the first man walked on the moon. It was an extremely inspiring moment and hence an exciting “job” to go for.
An astronaut of course, for the discovery and adventure! I settled for a private pilot’s licence. To me the cool thing about flying is the ‘invisible complexity’. Engines, rockets … all of the motion is encased in the hull.
Honestly? From the age of four, I believed that my true vocation would be as a priest. However, that all went out of the window after my first kiss, aged 16. I saw stars and never looked back.
1. As a child what job did you want to have when you grew up?
I remember wanting to be a number of things between the ages of 8 and 12:
(a) a spy — after reading The Thirty-Nine Steps
(b) a pilot — from various comics
(c) Sir Clive Sinclair
I wanted to be a TV cameraman: the thought of being involved with the creation of something that impacts people’s lives so much, and the fact that it wasn’t sat behind a desk all day, which is something I never wanted from a job.
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