Jones, 24, is a trainee Journalist with the Star. He is from
Ballyclare but lives in Belfast. He freelances for AU
Magazine on a regular basis.
What do you like doing on your day off?
Lying in until lunchtime. maybe going for a walk
somewhere nice with my girlfriend, then going out for a meal
and then to a gig and club after. Doesn't often work out
like that though.
If you were to choose your favourite meal what would
it be, where and why?
Well I d love to go to Canada. I did French at
university and I like curry, so I'll say a curry house in
Montreal. Loads of good music going on there as well for
What has been your proudest moment?
Probably getting my degree.
What was the most frightening moment of your life?
When I was about six I was in the car with my mum and
brother, and a lorry in front of us overshot a junction and
started reversing. It only stopped when the driver heard our
headlights smash. That was pretty scary.
How would you describe your taste in clothes?
Pretty indie I suppose. but I don't try too hard -this
is immediately obvious when you see me.
What would you do if you won a million pounds?
I wouldn't keep all of it. but I would go off travelling
and see the places I've always wanted to -America. Canada.
Japan, the Caribbean etc. And I'd buy a house in south
Belfast or Dublin. Or both.
What was your most embarrassing moment?
There's been a few. Making a hash of singing solo at a
music festival when I was about 10.
What music do you like?
Pretty left field stuff mostly - indie rock, electro and
What sports person do you most admire?
David Healy. Legend.
Describe your best ever holiday. What would your dream
Best ever was either interrailing for five weeks with
mates after university. or a week in the south of France
last summer with my girlfriend Laura. Dream holiday - round
the world trip for a year or something.
What is your greatest remaining ambition?
Making a living out of journalism, preferably writing
If you could spend a day with a celebrity whom would
Gordon Strachan cracks me up and he'd have some amazing
stories, so him.
If you were stranded on a desert island what three
things would you want with you?
An endless supply of music, some suncream and a working
||A high spec Merc. Audi or BMW
||American Beauty maybe
||Doolittle by the Pixies
||A Short History of
Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
||A pint of Hare