Gateshead’s finest Graham Onions answers 21 random questions.
Describe yourself in one word.
What words or phrases do you most overuse?
To my son, ‘Oliver, can you put your shoes on please’ or ‘Stop it, Oliver’
What is your most marked characteristic?
My grey beard
If you could edit your past, what would you change?
I wouldn’t change anything but I wish I’d have worked harder in previous winters to get qualifications
What is your idea of happiness?
Sun, family, friends and beer… watching cricket
What’s your ideal sandwich?
Which living person do you most admire and why?
Dad – my hero
What piece of advice would you give to your 16-year-old self?
Don’t take cricket too seriously! It’s the best job in the world
What has been your biggest disappointment?
Not playing more Test matches or getting injured
If you were an animal, what would you be?
What is the most beautiful thing you have ever seen?
What becomes of the broken hearted?
Who had love that’s now departed, I know I’ve got to find, some kind of peace of mind
What’s wrong with the world?
Which three people would you invite to your dream dinner party?
Will Ferrell, Nelly Furtado, Snoop Dogg
Whose windows would you most like to smash?
Who would you like to play you in a film of your life?
What song would you have playing when walking out to bat?
ATB – Till I Come
If you could be one other cricketer for a day, who would you be?
What was the first record you bought?
Kriss Kross – Jump
Who is your favourite fictional hero?
What’s your ultimate pet hate?