In the Spotlight with John Coughlan, outgoing president, Association of Directors of Children’s Services
What’s been your best job?
If you were stuck on a desert island, and you could take one person and one object, who and what would they be?
Steve Redgrave and his boat
Who inspires you and why?
The mother – it’s an Irish Catholic thing
Where is your favourite place?
St Andrew’s Football Ground
Which celebrity would you want to play you in a film?
Jack Nicholson, of course
What was the last CD you bought?
What are you reading?
Jonathone Coe – What a Carve Up
What’s your favourite film?
‘Big Brother’ – Treat or Trash?
Was treat – now abusive trash
Pets – yes or no?
Yes in principle, no in practice
If you were on Death Row, what would be your final meal?
Something from the real Balti triangle
How would you want to be remembered?
Fondly, laughingly, through a glass darkly