If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Saffron cake and butter.
Most hated food?
Semolina. Especially with prunes. I went to the only school in the world that took this recipe from '100 Workhouse Favourites’.
If you could choose to have a dinner party with anyone, whether living or not, which 5 people would you choose?
My wife, both daughters, Rick Ocasek and Roy Lichenstein.
Which band/artist can you not stop listening to at the moment?
Kings of Leon - Mechanical Bull.
What is your favourite film, and why?
Jean de Florette. Iconic harmonica.
If you could time travel, what year would you go to?
1976 I wasted that summer stacking shelves at Tesco.
Who is your favourite Director/Designer/Photographer?
I’m more into graphics so would have said Edward Hopper, Michael English or Roger Dean but if it has to be a photographer it’d have to be Henri Cartier-Bresson.
Desert Island Discs - what 5 songs would you want with you?
Merci bye bye - The Movies
The Colour and The Shape - Foo Fighters
Rush - Big Audio Dynamite
Intelligentactile 101 - Jesca Hoop
Friends - Joe Satriani (first song at our wedding)
Tell us 3 random facts about you
I used to ride a 6’ surf board. Now my short board is 7’ 8” and my skate board is 40"
Martin Chambers gate crashed a dinner party at my place once.
I’d love to have long hair again.
Favourite literary quote
Question everything - Karl Marx
It’s 10am Saturday morning, what are you doing?
Running, riding a bike or swimming. Sometimes all of them.