What does a typical day involve?

When I'm putting a brochure together, the day can involve absolutely anything, from speaking to photo libraries to chasing copy and maps and checking layouts and transparencies. Basically, juggling information from one department to another, making sure it is correct and that the right information is going to the right people.

What do you like, and dislike, about your job?

I love seeing the end result and I get a real buzz knowing that I have met the deadlines. It's a big challenge, and I enjoy that, though it is a bit stressful having to go to the printer in Leeds at 4am for press- passing.

If you could go anywhere in the world where would it be and why?

I would like to go to the Maldives, to see if it's real! I am often sitting in the office looking at photographs of the beautiful sea, sand and fishes, and I think, why on earth am I here?

If you weren't in your present job, what would you be doing?

I would have been born 20 years later and I would be a professional golfer.

The party question: you're at a party and someone finds out what you do. What question do they invariably ask and how do you respond?

They ask if I go out and research all the properties and I reply, yes, in my dreams, when I'm asleep at night! In truth, we can't research all the properties - if we did we'd be producing brochures two years late, although we do try to get a general idea about the area we're researching.

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