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Lisburn, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland



JENNY MONROE asks the questions

Kerry PeelKERRY Peel from Lisburn is the Director of Cheeky Chimp Promotions - an agency which represents and promotes acoustic acts. She is currently trying to set up an exchange programme with accomplished acoustic artists. Kerry is married and has two children.

What do you like doing on your day off?
On the rare occasion I get a day off, I like to go horse riding. Obviously I spend as much of my free time as possible doing stuff with my boys. Camping is a big favourite at the moment.

If you were to choose your favourite meal what would it be, where and why?
I love Chinese food. The best Chinese meal I've had was at restaurant in Belfast called the Sun Kee.

What has been your proudest moment?
Probably the birth of my boys - they still continue to make me proud every day.

What was the most frightening moment of your life?
When I realised I was going to lose someone very important to me to cancer, I couldn't think what life would be like after.

How would you describe your taste in clothes? What's the most you ever spent on a single item?
I love slightly 'kooky' clothing and prefer freedom of expression as opposed to any trends. I'm not really motivated by the collecting of material things. I think the most I spent was around �200 on a coat.

What would you do if you won a million pounds?
Buy an old stone barn, have a few horses, and invest the rest in my boys and my company.

What was your most embarrassing moment?
Recently I was thrown off a horse. I ended up having to show a bruised rear end to a very young doctor, the embarrassment was acute.

What music do you like?
I love all sorts, but at the forefront would be, Goldfrapp, Bjork, Odetta and ELO (Electric Light Orchestra).

What sports person do you most admire?
During the winter Olympics and was thoroughly impressed by the Russian gold medallist Evgeni Plushenko.

Describe your best ever holiday. What would your dream holiday be?
Camping with the two boys. It's great to see them so relaxed. So, as camping suits our lifestyle and we do a lot of outdoor activities, my ideal holiday would be to hike and camp the world over.

What is your greatest remaining ambition?
To get an exchange programme I've been working on off the ground and running smoothly and also to see my main projects in the spotlights.

If you were on a desert island what three things would you like to take with you?
My MP3 player, coffee and Marian Keyes to read me bed time stories of the Walsh sisters.

If you could spend a day with a celebrity whom would you choose?
Michael Palin.


Car: Not big on cars but I liked the one in Batman Begins
Film: Any directed by Luc Besson.
Book: Terry Pratchett's Disc World Series.
Actor: Jean Reno
Actress: Julie Walters
Drink: Guinness or Southern comfort neat and absolutely no ice.

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