In the Spotlight this week is former Lancaster & Wyre MP and now chief executive of Shaftesbury Homes and Arethusa, as well as being a Community Care “blogger”, Hilton Dawson.
What three words best describe you?
If you were stuck on a desert island, and could take one person and one object, who and what would they be?
Meryl Streep and a tea pot
Who inspires you and why?
Martin Heidegger because despite being a dreadful man he was also a great thinker whose work has helped me take responsibility for my own life
What is your favourite place in the world?
That bit of the beach next to the Needle’s Eye Rocks, Newbiggin by the Sea, Northumberland
If you were on death row what would your last meal be?
Fish soup, Fruits de Mer, Summer Pudding and a gallon of Chablis please
Which celebrity would you want to play the role of you in a film about your life?
What was the last CD you bought?
Bob Dylan – No Direction Home: The Soundtrack
What is your favourite film of all time?
The Bridges of Madison County
What is the best present you have ever been given?
Typically late but Catherine Dawson arrived 6 days after my 24th Birthday and I acquired her sister Helen instead of an Easter egg in 1981
If you could do any job in the world, what would it be?
Chief executive of Shaftesbury Homes and Arethusa