James McBain Allan (aka Big Al)
Degree Subject and University:
Geography and Business Management, Loughborough University
Corporate Financier (aka Chartered Accountant)
Job (in 20 years):
Endomorph (Definition: ‘the physique presents the illusion that much of the mass has
been concentrated in the abdominal area’)
What can most people do, that you cannot?
Prounce any words ending in ‘l’
You have the choice to live with a gorilla who knows sign language or a dog who sings lullabies, which do you choose?
Gorilla who signs as I can’t stand lullabies which isn’t ideal given I am about to
have my first child
If you could only play one sport for the rest of your life, it would be:
The most respected sport on earth… Rugby
Who would play you in a movie of your life?
Alan Rickman (God knows who he is but an internet quiz said he would be the right man for me)
First thing you would save in a fire?
My pregnant wife (Two for One)
Greatest sporting achievement:
2nd top try scorer in the 1st VX (for a tight head prop I was very proud)
Try at Twickenham or Century at Lord's?
Try at Twickenham
147 Break or a Treble-20?
Dream holiday destination?
90s TV show that you are most desperate for the return of:
Fresh Prince of Belair
What animal are you most like?
A Brown Bear
Cartwheels for six hours a day for the rest of your life, or a fire-extinguisher for a leg?
Fire extinguisher for leg – rather spend my day not going round in circles!
You are competing at Miss World and are asked for your one wish. What is it?
To cure Parkinson’s