Name: Simon Cowie
What your role at the BHP entails: As Community RePaint Co-ordinator, I manage the day to day operation of this project, including collecting and distributing paint, arranging decorating boxes for housing association clients, and helping local community groups brighten up their facilities.
Favourite film and why: Hot Fuzz – Hilarious – The subtle references to other Simon Pegg Movies
Favourite book and why: All the ‘Jack Reacher’ books by Lee Child – the films are very disappointing!
Favourite album and why: Dark Side of the Moon’ Pink Floyd 1973, a must-have album for everyone’s record collection, it’s an album of music not a collection of songs.
Hobbies and interests: Classic scooters – Lambretta & Vespa, mechanics and restorations. Hill walking in the UK
Person you most admire and why: Dad, he’s everything I wish I was.
Favourite quote: “And I am not frightened of dying. Any time will do, I don't mind. Why should I be frightened of dying? There's no reason for it. You've gotta go sometime."
Interesting fact: I was once a junior County level squash player