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Lisburn, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland


Helen Blackstock

Helen Blackstock, 16, recently spent her work experience at the Star. She is a pupil at the Rudolf Steiner School in Holywood.

What do you like doing on your day off?

Reading, painting and writing short stories

If you were to choose your favourite meal what would it be, where and why?

A meal at the Ginger Root Indian restaurant in Belfast. I like to try different dishes each time I am there. The food is great.

What has been your proudest moment?

Passing my piano exam.

What was the most frightening moment of your life?

When my Grandmother fell and hit her head on a pavement.

How would you describe your taste in clothes?

Casual and colourful.

What would you do if you won a million pounds?

Buy a house in France, write, paint and draw until the money runs out.

What was your most embarrassing moment?

Falling over in class.

What music do you like?

Sixties music.

What sports person do you most admire?

My jujitsu leader David Tony.

Describe your best ever holiday. What would your dream holiday be?

When I was in Florida last year with a friend. It was a fantastic experience. I would love to go to the Caribbean.

What is your greatest remaining ambition?

To write and publish a book.

If you were on a desert island what three things would you like to take with you?

Hunter S Thompson's The Rum Diary, CD player and Jefferson Airplane CD.


Car The old mini
Film Brick
Comedian Jo Brand
CD Jeff Buckley's Grace
Book Nots and crosses
Actor Johnny Depp
Actress Chistina Ricci
Drink J20 with a dash of blackcurrant

Ulster Star

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