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.
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
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
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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