5 minutes with... Alastair McPherson

Cuckfield Life like to interview residents of Bolnore and find out what makes them tick. Here is May's interviewee - Alastair McPherson...

5 mins with Alastair...

5 mins with Alastair...

Alastair is Deputy Mayor of Haywards Heath. He works in the pharmaceutical industry, plays the piano and violin (not together!) and has a yacht master qualification…

How long have you lived in Bolnore? 14 years

What’s the best thing about being here?
We’re very lucky living within such amazing countryside and woods

Favourite ice cream flavour? Chocolate

How many houses have you lived in? Four

What would you like to see in Bolnore that isn’t here?
A vibrant village centre - with all the shops in use at once - we nearly got there a few months ago!

Favourite holiday destination?
Chanteloup - a Chateau in France where we’ve camped for the last few years and had an amazing time

Song you play the most? Anything from Coldplay

What would you do if you won £1million?
Pay off the mortgage, get a VW campervan and make sure the Woodside is sorted financially… and, with my Councillor hat on, sort out South Road!

What was the last present you gave someone?
Lego Friends Hospital for my daughter’s last birthday

Strangest thing you’ve ever eaten? Octopus Rice in Portugal

Which would you rather give up for a month – TV or music?
TV - I have a picture in my study that reads ‘without music, life would not be fair’

Which App on your phone do you use the most? Sonos

What’s your proudest moment? 
Apart from getting married and the births of my two girls, it was probably the opening of the Woodside

Your advice for life? You can’t complain if you don’t get involved!

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