The Last Word with Paul Rocks, assistant manager at Love & Death Inc, Belfast
HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN IN THIS ROLE?
I have actually just started back at Love and Death, but five months over all.
DESCRIBE A TYPICAL DAY?
Have a coffee, set up the bar, make good drinks and have as much fun as you can. Also, you’ve got try and learn something new every day, you can’t grow without that.
WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST JOB?
Bar back in Muriel’s Café bar.
FAVOURITE TV SHOW: Sons of Anarchy
FAVOURITE FILM: Pulp Fiction
ALBUM CURRENTLY LISTENING TO:
Foy Vance The Wild Swan
FAVOURITE BAND: Pearl Jam
LAST BOOK READ: American Gods by Neil Gaiman
FAVOURITE CELEBRITY: Eddie Vedder
FAVOURITE FOOD: Anything Mexican
FAVOURITE RESTAURANT: Hadskis
LAST HOTEL YOU STAYED AT: Roe Park Resort
LAST BAR/NIGHTCLUB YOU VISITED: National and Sixty6
FAVOURITE PLACE IN WORLD: Boston
INDOOR CONCERT OR FESTIVAL:
LAST HOLIDAY: New York City
FAVOURITE HOT DRINK: Coffee
FAVOURITE SOFT DRINK: Dr Pepper
BEER OR CIDER: Beer
WHITE OR RED WINE: Red wine
WHISKEY OR BRANDY: Whiskey
GIN OR VODKA: Gin
COCKTAILS OR BUBBLY: Cocktails
WHAT FOUR PEOPLE WOULD YOU INVITE TO A DINNER PARTY?
Eddie Vedder, Connor McGregor, Sir Alex Ferguson and Ozzy Osbourne.
ONE ITEM YOU COULDN’T LIVE WITHOUT?
WHO WOULD PLAY YOU IN A MOVIE OF YOUR LIFE?
Jeffrey Dean Morgan
WHAT IS YOUR IDEAL JOB?
Bartending or brand ambassador
“I know I was born and I know that I’ll die… the inbetween is mine.”
INSPIRATION IN YOUR LIFE?
THE MOST IMPORTANT LIFE LESSON YOU’VE LEARNT?
Sometimes it’s what is right in front of you that is the most important not the people you are trying to impress.
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