Irene Hogg is head of establishment at The Kabin at Loanhead
Where did you grow up? Edinburgh
On a scale of 1-10 rank how happy you are with your lot. 8
What would it take to get this to 10? Having more time
What did you want to be when you were growing up? A nurse
If you could give one bit of advice to your 18-year-old self, what would it be? To be more confident in my abilities, and if you work hard you can achieve your goals.
What’s your greatest achievement? Personally – being married for 30 years and having 3 lovely children. Professionally – being able support the fantastic new developments of the Loanhead Community Learning Centre Kabin, After-School Club and Community Nursery
What three things would you still like to do before you die? Visit the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador; drive Route 66 in America and visit Israel.
What’s your favourite food? Seafood
Where was the last place you went on holiday? Sardinia
What was the last book you read?
Silent Cry by Lynda La Plante
What’s the biggest fib you’ve ever told? I could not say
If you ruled the world, what single act would you carry out? Ensure that protection of children and their rights are at the forefront of every country’s priorities
If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
Be a bit taller
Name three guests, dead or alive, that you’d have at your fantasy dinner party. My Dad, Martin Luther King, Lorraine Kelly
Who or what is your greatest inspiration? My husband
What’s your most embarrassing moment? Trying to get into my car and finding out that the key does not work, then a stranger asking why I am trying to get into his car!
What makes you see red?
In no more than five words, write your own epitaph.
She has finally stopped – R.I.P.