‘Nobody can beat my mum’s roast dinner’

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Hayley Gardner, who is organising the Chinnor Beer Festival, takes on our weekly questions.

What’s your earliest memory?

Visiting my little sister Rhian when she was born in hospital.

What do you wish they’d taught you at school, but didn’t?

How to drive, would have saved me a lot of money in lessons.

Of all the places you’ve been in your life, which would you recommend to a stranger?

Wales, its very peaceful and has some beautiful countryside.

If you could pass one new law tomorrow, what would it be and why?

That everyone should say please and thank you, manners cost nothing.

If you were stuck on Death Row, what would you pick for your final meal?

Mum’s roast dinner – nobody can beat her gravy.

And if you could come up with famous last words, what would you pick?

Tell my sister she cant have my room.

How do you relax?

I enjoy playing football for the Chinnor Ladies. I always look forward to Sunday matches.

What’s your greatest fear?

That my mum stops cooking roast dinners.

What was the last little treat you bought for yourself, or someone else?

Me and my sister treated ourselves to a Chinese and a bottle of wine.

What’s the most important lesson that life has taught you so far?

If you want something bad enough you can achieve it.

If you could leap forward to the year 2050, what would you expect, or hope, to find there?

I would be 59 so hopefully some good wrinkle cream.

Three favourite books of all time?

Its hard to pick just three. Probably The Host by Stephanie Meyer, I think I read this book in two days. PS I Love You by Cecelia Ahern, was very hard to put down and Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold – this book made me cry a lot.

You’re taking friends or family out for the day, what’s your recommendation?

The Chinnor Beer Festival. It’s a summer must. The combination of great music, food, drink and the friendly atmosphere; you can’t really go wrong.

What’s your best kept entertainment or social life secret, or guilty pleasure?

Not sure if this is a guilty pleasure but I’m a big Dr Who fan. Been watching it since it started again in 2005 and haven’t missed one yet.

Which person in the public eye would you most like to meet and why?

I was going to send them a letter but if I could meet the Euro lottery winners it would save me a stamp.

Always leave them laughing - so please tell us a joke ...

I play in a band called Missing Cat – you’ve probably seen our posters