Hewitt, 49, is a Co-ordinator in Lisburn Volunteer Centre (LVC).
She joined LVC shortly after it opened
in February 2004. Having worked in the private sector for
most of her life Annette is now enjoying working in the
voluntary sector. She lives in Dromara with her husband of
twenty years Brian, their three goats Fudge, Toffee and
Humbug, two cats Hector and Henrietta, and dog Dizzy.
What do you like doing on your day off?
Working in the garden. reading, listening to music, taking
long walks with my dog.
If you were to choose your favourite meal
what would it be, where and why?
Spaghetti Carbonara (no bacon. I'm a vegetarian) in the
restaurant on the south side of the Piazza Navona in Rome -
it's absolutely my favourite meal and place to eat.
What has been your proudest moment?
Helping to save the life of a person injured in a road
What was the most frightening moment of
Helping to save the life of a person injured in the road
traffic accident I mentioned.
How would you describe your taste in
clothes? What's the most you ever spent on a single item?
Tailored for the office, smart/casual otherwise. Way too
What would you do if you won a million
Faint, I've never won anything in my life.
What was your most embarrassing moment?
It was a number of years ago when I was paying a second
visit to my sister in hospital who had given birth to a
daughter. I walked into the ward, my sister wasn't there so
I lifted the baby. a woman suddenly appeared, pulled the
child from my arms and accused me of trying to abduct it.
She was of course the baby's mother, and my sister had been
moved to another ward. How was I to know it wasn't my niece,
babies all look the same to me?
What music do you like?
Almost anything except country
What sports person do you most admire?
Hannah Shields and Janet Gray are astonishing individuals
and are truly dedicated to their chosen sports.
Describe your best ever holiday.
When my husband and I spent five amazing weeks touring in
Montana, Wyoming and South Dakota. I would really like to
travel in South America. Peru or Argentina.
What is your greatest remaining ambition?
To have a long and happy retirement travelling the
If you could spend a day with a celebrity
whom would you choose?
If you were stranded on a desert island
what three things would you want with you?
My CDs. my books and an endless supply of Stella Artois.
||The Glory of
Baroque (various artists)