Question Time: ‘Make Fridays a half day’

Max Schofield from Thame Hockey Club
Max Schofield from Thame Hockey Club
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Max Schofield, a hockey player who plays for Thame Hockey Club, answers this week’s questions.

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What’s your earliest memory?

Winning a chance to meet the Fat Controller and Thomas the Tank Engine, then being upset that the free ride in Harold the Helicopter had been cancelled.

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

How to win consistently on pub quiz machines.

Ignore what you’re doing now – if you could do any job in the world, what would it be and why?

Diamond prospector - great travel, great money and a great chat-up line.

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

Thame clubhouse after a victory or a loss, or even just after training sometimes.

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

I would make it a law that all Fridays were half days.

You can invite three people - living or dead, from any period - round for dinner. Who are they and why?

Heston Blumenthal - he could cook, Michael Palin - good stories, Jeremy Clarkson - funny stories.

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

Hot and spicy Dominoes pizza, has got me through some tough times in the past.

If you could write your own epitaph or come up with famous last words in advance, what would you pick?

How was it for you?

If you could have any super power, what would it be and why?

Stop time, probably because I watched Bernard’s Watch when I was younger.

How do you relax?

Listen to some music or sit in the pub with friends.

What’s your greatest fear?

Shops stop giving student discounts or being buried alive.

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

After years of fake sunglasses, I thought I could probably now trust myself not to break some real ones.

If you had to give up something tomorrow, what would you find it hardest to live without?

Sport in general – my friends all think I am hyperactive so that would hit me hard.

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

If a good chance comes your way it normally makes sense to grab it with both hands.

In the year 2050, what would you expect to find?

Brit world sport dominance.