Hello, my name is Dan Austin and I am a 25 year old from Newark in Nottinghamshire. I studied at Southend High School for Boys before gaining my Masters Degree at Aberystwyth University. I am a keen sports fan and love spending time in the outdoors.
What is your favourite joke?
I’m not a joke fan.
What makes you smile?
The reaction of my cats (Lord and Lady Tiddlesworth), when my wife comes home from work.
What is your favourite good news story?
England beating Columbia! Football’s coming home.
What inspires you?
Red Wine – a lot of great decisions come after drinking red wine!
If you could change one thing in the world what would it be?
The taste of Brussels Sprouts when boiled.
If you could have one superpower what would you choose and why?
Napping – I love a good nap.
What is your favourite food?
What is your favourite drink?
Whisky in the winter and beer in the summer! But it has to be a proper beer! None of this rubbish Fosters stuff!
If you are going on holiday what luxury item would you take from home?
If you could make one law, what would it be and why?
All housing is free.
Give us a random piece of information about you that people wouldn’t know?
I go to bed religiously at 9 o’clock.
What is your favourite phrase or saying?
Fanta Naranja sin hielo por favor…
What cause, project or event would you like to promote?
The spreading of Good News that Banana Crumble does and the money it helps to raise for charity. You would just be mad not to sign up!
Who is your favourite music artist?
Busted – I’ve seen them live, they do not disappoint!
Who is the person that you feel has shaped your life most?
Gandalf – nothing else to be said. What a man and what a beard.
PJ’s or Not?
PJ’s or not ? Not
Hot or cold? Hot
Cat or dog? Cat
Blue or pink? Blue
Tea or Coffee? Depends on the time of day
Glass half-empty or half full? Half-empty
Night out or night in? Night In
Pizza or pasta? Pizza
Biscuits or cake? Cake
Wine or beer? Beer
Football or rugby? Football
Cinema or theatre? Neither
Gym or TV? TV
Naughty or nice? Neither
Silver or gold? Gold
Tent or hotel? Tent
Bath or shower? Shower
Starter or pudding? Pudding
Sheets or duvet? Sheets
Love Island or Game of Thrones? Neither – they’re both rubbish
Finally, apple or banana? Apple