Meet the Family - iBozz


By Major Bloodnok
March 4 2009

Time for another episode of Meet the Family. This time iBozz steps up to the mark and reveals all. If you haven't yet put yourself forward for this honour, just email me with the answers to the questions you see here, including a (preferably embarrassing) photo of yourself, and I'll post it for all the world to see.

 

Meet The Family

 

iBozz 

Real Name

Roy

Location

Cheadle Hulme 

Occupation

Retired Mountebank, Charlatan and Purveyor of Synthetic Recycled Silicon Snake Oil to the Congenitally Gullible, aka freelance IT security and business continuity consultant;  serial Twirly user

  Breakfast

Favourites

Movie(s)

The Wrong Box;  Once Upon a Time in the West;  anything with WC Fields, Alastair Sim, Will Hay or Groucho Marx

TV Programme(s)

QI;  Twin Peaks;  American Gothic;  Kingdom Hospital;  Green Wing;  Tutti Frutti;  The Shield;  Morse 

Radio Programmes

I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue;  The Goon Show;  Round the Horne;  Beyond Our Ken;  Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy;  anything by The National Theatre of Brent 

Book(s)

Dylan Thomas;  John Connelly;  Janet Evanovich;  John Saul 

Music

The Rolling Stones;  Meat Loaf;  The Chieftans;  The Dubliners;  Bryn Terfel;  Les Arts Florrisant;  The Academy of Ancient Music, and anything composed by AndrÈ Campra

Food(s)

Full English Breakfast;  Bumper Irish Breakfast at Nash19, Cork (http://www.nash19.com);  authentic Indian food (not the usual Anglicised rubbish), especially at the This ‘n’ That, Soap Street, Central Manchester 

Drinks(s)

Red Lemonade;  Lime & Soda;  Diet Coke (but definitely not at EP prices);  Tesco’s own brand Cola (honest - it's very nice and very cheap)

Place(s) to visit

Cork;  Galway;  San Francisco;  Lynchburg, Virginia 

  

Rugby-related

How long supporting Sale Sharks?

Since 1965 

Best ever Sale Sharks game

Parker Pen Final 2002, especially the second half 

Favourite Sale Sharks experience off pitch

SSSC Annual Dinners and trips to Limerick and Galway 

How did you start supporting Sale Sharks?

Squash playing member at Heywood Road and became interested in the rugby side "by association", having supported Manchester before (and I still do) 


Non-rugby

How do you relax?

Reading;  short wave radio and DXing;  international on-line radio 

Six people you'd invite to dinner:

Apart from Her Ladyship (R-i-P), of course:  WC Fields;  Tommy Cooper;  Groucho Marx;  Will Hay;  Alastair Sim;  Kenneth Horne 

Most likely to say?

Why do women talk so much?

Least likely to say?

Please please please please please can we go shopping again? 

Tell us something about you we don't know.

I once attempted to drive a brand new Vauxhall Astra across the Helford River in Cornwall without the benefit of using a ferry or a bridge - I failed and it sank.  Fortunately it was a company car and not my own. 

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