Banana Chat – meet Oliver Newton

This week’s Banana Chat is with our inspirational person of the week – Oliver Newton, a city worker who enjoys making terrible music and enjoys a drink with his mates. He also loves attending a festival or two…

Hi, I’m Oliver, I work in the City of London, and am studying part time towards a degree in Computer Science. I make terrible music and enjoy a drink!

What is your favourite joke?
RIP boiling water…. You will be mist.

What makes you smile?

What is your favourite good news story?
I recently read this Banana Crumble feature on a snail that was believed to be close to extinction…

What inspires you?

If you could change one thing in the world what would it be?
The ubiquity of cruelty.

If you could have one superpower what would you choose and why?
Time travel: I’d like to experience the world’s great historic events.

What is your favourite food?
Debden Chocolate Pudding.

What is your favourite drink?
Anything alcoholic.

If you are going on holiday what luxury item would you take from home?
A guitar.

If you could make one law, what would it be and why?
I’d like to see fewer laws, not more.

Give us a random piece of information about you that people wouldn’t know?
I’m an open book.

What is your favourite phrase or saying?
Live and let live.

What cause, project or event would you like to promote?
Versus Arthritis.

Who is your favourite music artist?
I don’t have one.

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

PJ’s or Not?

Hot or cold? Hot

Cat or dog? Cat

Blue or pink? Blue

Tea or Coffee? Tea

Glass half-empty or half full? Half-empty

PJ’s or Not? Not

Night out or night in? Night in

Pizza or pasta? Pizza

Biscuits or cake? Cake

Wine or beer? Wine

Football or rugby? Football

Cinema or theatre? Theatre

Gym or TV? TV

Naughty or nice? Naughty

Silver or gold? Silver

Tent or hotel? Hotel

Bath or shower? Bath

Starter or pudding? Starter

Sheets or duvet? Duvet

Love Island or Game of Thrones? GOT

Finally, apple or banana? Banana

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