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200313 SQ ambition group employment interviews with high school pupils.
200313 SQ ambition group employment interviews with high school pupils.

In the spotlight this week is Neil McKinlay of Queenferry

1 Three words that best sum me up...

Enthusiastic, energetic and caring.

2 You’ll find me listening to...

Good music from the 60’s, 70,’s and the Michael Nyman band

3 Which major event would you love top-notch tickets to and why?

The Masters Golf Championship in Augusta, USA. An awesome venue.

4 How do you like to escape from it all?

Enjoying the great outdoors, cycling, golfing, gardening, walking and ski-ing.

5 What did you last treat yourself to?

A new garden seat (just ordering it now).

6 Where is your favourite place in the world and why?

Lake Maggiore in northern Italy because of the grandeur and beauty of the lake and the fantastic style of Italian life.

7 Share one of your proudest achievements:

Seeing my son graduate from Edinburgh University - where did the brains come from, no me!

8 Describe your perfect Saturday:

Ski-ing in La Clusaz in the morning, swimming in the Carribean after a nice lunch at one of South Queensferry’s restaurants and a balmy evening pottering about in my garden with a glass of wine.

9 Which three people, dead or alive, would you love to share a pint with?

Winston Churchill, Douglas Bader, Simon Weston.

10 It’s not widely known, but I...

Met Prince Charles, golfed with Sam Torrance and sat on a Prince’s Youth Business Trust board in Norwich with Richard Branson’s aunt.