Banana Chat – meet Jack Barry

This weeks Banana Chat is with our inspirational person of the week – Jack Barry. Jack studies part time for a degree whilst working in the City of London. He is also a keen football fan and a Spurs season ticket holder.

Hello, my name is Jack Barry and I work in the City of London at a Bank. Alongside my job, I study a part time degree in Financial Risk and Compliance. I am a huge football fan and am currently a Tottenham Hotspur season ticket holder. I travelled to Amsterdam and Madrid for the Champions League Semi and Final. I enjoy going away as much as possible, with family, friends and my girlfriend.

What is your favourite joke?
Did you hear about the mathematician who was scared of negative numbers. 

He’ll stop at nothing to avoid them. 

What makes you smile?
Watching Tottenham on a Tuesday night

What is your favourite good news story?
The 15 year old girl beating Venus Williams at Wimbledon 

What inspires you?
Plenty of my Family

If you could change one thing in the world what would it be?
End homelessness

If you could have one superpower what would you choose and why?
Ability to fly. Would never have to pay for flights again. 

What is your favourite food?
Duck pancakes

What is your favourite drink? 
Chocolate Milkshake

If you are going on holiday what luxury item would you take from home?
My bed. 

If you could make one law, what would it be and why?
Every new build home should be fitted with solar panels. Would help to tackle climate change. 

Give us a random piece of information about you that people wouldn’t know? 
I have flown a small plane. 

What is your favourite phrase or saying?
Up the Spurs

What cause, project or event would you like to promote? 
The Samaritans 

Who is your favourite music artist?
Anderson Paak

Who is the person that you feel has shaped your life most? 
My Mum

PJ’s or Not? 

Hot or cold? Cold

Cat or dog? Dog

Blue or pink? Blue

Tea or Coffee? Neither

Glass half-empty or half full? Half Full

Night out or night in? Night out

Pizza or pasta? Pasta

Biscuits or cake? Cake

Wine or beer? Beer

Football or rugby? Football

PJ’s or not ? Not

Cinema or theatre? Cinema

Gym or TV? TV

Naughty or nice? Nice

Silver or gold? Gold

Tent or hotel? Hotel

Bath or shower? Shower

Starter or pudding? Starter

Sheets or duvet? Duvet

Love Island or Game of Thrones? Love island

Finally, apple or banana? Apple

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