Colin Haydon

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Let’s get to know Colin a little more…

What was your first job after leaving school? – Shop assistant at Halfords. Wages 6 pounds per week – shows how long ago it was and how old I am!

What was the first car you ever owned? – Morris Minor. Used to wax it every week. My elder brother borrowed it one night and wrote it off in a crash. I cried.

What is your biggest achievement in life? – Marrying my wife Gaynor – punching well above my weight.

When did you move to Tenerife? – 2002, Doesn’t seem that long though, loved every minute.

What made you come to live in Tenerife? – The climate and quality of life, never regretted it for a minute.

What’s your favourite thing about Tenerife? – The quality of life, priorities are different here.

What’s your favourite Tenerife bar? – Any bar on the seafront where you can sit with a beer and watch the world go by.

What’s your favourite Tenerife restaurant? – Rancho Del Nino in Oroteanda – great food at low prices.

What’s your favourite Tenerife beach? – Las Vistas beach in Los Cristianos – lots of room even in summer.

What would make you leave Tenerife? – Nothing.

What’s your favourite film of all time? – It’s a Wonderful Life (and no Simon – I didn’t go to the premiere)... I didn’t say a word 🙂

What’s your favourite food? – Garbanzos (Chickpeas), yummy and also good for you.

Do you have any hobbies? – Any sport, I ride my bike a lot and play padel tennis. I watch a lot of football (too much says the wife).

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