The Last Word

The Last Word from Pamela Stagg, General Manager, Madison’s Hotel

Pamela Stagg, General Manager of Madisons Hotel.

Pamela Stagg, General Manager of Madison’s Hotel answers our quickfire questions this month.

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN IN THIS ROLE?  I have worked in Madison’s for nine years and in my current role one and a half years.

DESCRIBE A TYPICAL DAY:  Madison’s is always full of surprises; no two days are ever the same. I get to run a busy bar, bistro and hotel.

WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST JOB?  Part-time bar tender in Royal Arms Hotel, Omagh.

ENTERTAINMENT:

FAVOURITE TV SHOW:  Criminal Minds

FAVOURITE FILM:  Point Break, amazing cinematography

ALBUM CURRENTLY LISTENING TO:  I don’t tend to listen to albums; it’s all about Spotify for me at the moment but Ed Sheeran features quite often.

FAVOURITE BAND:  The Script

LAST BOOK READ:  Cops & Robbers; my son’s favourite book he insists on me reading it to him every night before bed.

FAVOURITE CELEBRITY:  Heath Ledger

SOCIAL:

FAVOURITE FOOD:  Indian

FAVOURITE RESTAURANT:  The Jharna, Lisburn Road

LAST HOTEL YOU STAYED AT:  Manor House, Fermanagh

LAST BAR/NIGHTCLUB YOU VISITED:  Xico, Dublin, crazy night

FAVOURITE PLACE IN WORLD:  Home

INDOOR CONCERT OR FESTIVAL:  Festival

LAST HOLIDAY:  Egypt but don’t ask me how long ago

DRINKS:

FAVOURITE HOT DRINK:  Hot Chocolate with cream and marshmallows

FAVOURITE SOFT DRINK:  Elderflower cordial

BEER OR CIDER:  Cider if I have to

WHITE OR RED WINE:  White, particularly fond of Pinot Grigio

WHISKEY OR BRANDY:  Whiskey but only in an Irish Coffee

GIN OR VODKA:  Gin served over ice with two slices of lime and tonic

COCKTAILS OR BUBBLY:  Bubbly every time

 

WHAT FOUR PEOPLE WOULD YOU INVITE TO A DINNER PARTY? Stephen Fry, Roald Dahl, Robin Williams, Fred Astaire

ONE ITEM YOU COULDN’T LIVE WITHOUT?  Really it’s a bit sad but I would have to say my phone, without it I would feel cut off from the world; none of my family live near me so I like to stay in touch.

WHO WOULD PLAY YOU IN A MOVIE OF YOUR LIFE?  Julia Styles

WHAT IS YOUR IDEAL JOB?  To be a wine taster in New Zealand visiting all the beautiful vineyards.

FAVOURITE QUOTE:  Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.

INSPIRATION IN YOUR LIFE?  My parents but don’t tell them that.

THE MOST IMPORTANT LIFE LESSON YOU’VE LEARNT?  Never take anything for granted and enjoy today, everyday!

 

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