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Place of birth:
Favourite view in the north-east of England?
Heading from Craster to Dunstanburgh Castle on the Northumberland coast.
Best thing about working in radio?
Still doing it after 36 years!
Describe yourself in three words:
Fun, flirty and over fifty!
If you were making a time capsule what would you put in it?
My Beatles' tour programme and show tickets for Newcastle City Hall from 1965.
Burt Bacharach's What the World Needs Now is Love, a copy of the Federer and Nadal Wimbledon final from 2008 and a barrel of draft Guinness.
First record you bought?
Tower of Strength by Frankie Vaughan.
Most interesting person you've interviewed?
The first person I interviewed was Paul McCartney and he has been a hard act to follow!
What was your first job?
During the day I was a solicitor's articled clerk but at night I transformed into DJ Paddy MacDee.
What couldn't you live without?
My wife - she says.
Any bad habits?
I don't think I have any but my family has another tale to tell.
Where do you go when you want to think?
I take my little legs out running a few times a week, which is always a good time to think.
Your happiest memory?
Being present at my son's birth - although my wife insists this memory was rose-tinted by the presence of a hip-flask I had "acquired" for the occasion!
If you ruled the world what would you change?
First up, I'd ban questionnaires!