Find out a little bit more about a member of our Customer Support team, Joanne Murphy, as we catch up with her and asked some questions about herself. This is what we asked, along with Joanne’s answers:

How long have you been working at the Allendale Group?
3 months

When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?

What’s one hobby you’d love to get into?

What’s your most used emoji?
Blushed smiley face

What’s your favourite sport to watch and which team?
I don’t watch sports but like watching boxing

What’s your favourite movie?
Pretty Woman

Do you have a hidden talent? What is it?
Not really… I sort of sing?

What’s your biggest pet peeve?

What’s your guilty pleasure?
Organising and planning things – not really a guilty pleasure I suppose

Who’s your favourite comedian?
Obvious ones – Russel Howard, Michael McIntyre etc. are funny

If you could be any animal in the world, what animal would you be and why?
Monkey because they’re the closest to us, clever and just cute

What’s the first concert you ever went to?
Ariana Grande – move on from this now lol

What country would you like to visit for the first time?

What is one food/cuisine you can’t give up?

If you could have dinner with someone famous (dead or alive), who would it be?
Waris Dirie

What would be the title of your autobiography?
Something stupid would some it up

Stuck on a desert island, what 1 item do you choose?
A book

What’s the best advice you were ever given?
Do what makes you happy

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