20 questions for Neal

Having made a great start at St Mary’s in Blackpool, Neal, one of our current Step into the Gap ‘gappers’ answers our 20 quick-fire questions by way of introduction to you all!  Here we go…..

Here's Neal with the rest of the gappers from this year's Step into the Gap programme

Here’s Neal with the rest of the gappers from this year’s Step into the Gap programme

If you could live anywhere in the world where would it be and why?

Italy or the South of France. Great weather and food.


What was your first job?

Working for my uncle’s civil/structural engineering firm. The first job I managed to get myself was working in McDonalds.


food tasterWhat would be your dream job?

Food taster.


Most played song on your iPod?

Blackbird, by The Beatles. I usually put this on when I go to bed.


If you could have one superpower, what would it be and why?

To be able to fly. I would never have to worry about being late or travelling.


If you could host a dinner party and invite anyone from history, who would make the guest list?

All my grandparents.


What is your favourite food?imagesCAZSXRLV

Fast food.







…TV programme?

Breaking Bad.


imagesCAQEW2QZa…favourite smell?

New shoes or freshly cut grass.



…childhood memory?

Getting my saxophone as a very early Christmas present in Year 3.Sax

And having Vienetta for dessert every Sunday and being excited about it.


What was the last book you read?

Auschwitz : The Nazis & The ‘Final Solution’.


Do you have any guilty pleasures?

Listening and singing very loudly to Taylor Swift.


If someone gave you £500, what would you spend it on (other than CAFOD of course)?

Shoes and food.


untitledAre you a morning person or a night owl?

Night owl.


Are you more suited to country or city life?

I am adaptable but probably city life.


What’s your favourite thing so far about St Mary’s Catholic College in Blackpool?

Great atmosphere and work ethic.


CAFOD New Logo May 2009Why do you enjoy working with CAFOD?

Great people working for a great cause.


What are you most looking forward to this year?

Sierra leone flagWorking in a few different schools will help me decide what I want to do for the rest of my life.
And travelling to Sierra Leone will also be life changing and being thrown into such an alien environment is really exciting.


What do you think you will find most challenging about ‘Step Into The Gap’?

Public speaking.


If you had the power to change one thing in our world what would it be?

Make food free and accessible to everyone.


We can verify that Neal and food work very well together.  Looking forward to the rest of the year of working with you Neal!  Exciting times ahead.

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