Twenty-odd Questions - Carlos
14.09.11 by Dazzler
How old are you? 26
Where were you born? bonnie Scotland.
How long were you a courier? 6 bags.
Hang Name? blackmagic
Who did you ride for? a bag of companies but citysprint @the moment.
What was your first bike? a bike that was too big I remember.
What do you ride now? a bike that’s too small.
What’s the best docket you’ve ever been given? Sat on me arse in Centrepoint for nearly 5 hours on double time.
What’s the worst thing about being a courier? Glass makes holes in rubber.
What’s the best thing about being a courier? Been askin’ myself that question!
Describe your childhood in 3 words. ya wee bastard
what is your earliest memory? walkin’ in the snow in Scotland.
Who are your heroes? My mother.
What’s on your music player? Mostly metal.
What’s the best piece of clothing/equipment you carry? My sack.
What advice would you give to any wannabe couriers? just ask, innit.
What’s the best lunch deal in town? That off-licence uno.
What’s the best chat-up line you’ve ever given to/received by a receptionist? will you marry me?
Favourite place to stand by? Standing by isin’ too cool… but I like the park in the summer, and shelter in the rain helps!
What made you become a courier? Just like the lifestyle..
In a parallel universe you would be… A giraffe.
What one thing would improve the quality of your life? My own house.
Favourite film quote? I’ll be back.
What would be your catchphrase? They may take our lives but they can never take our freedom!
What has your been your proudest moment/greatest achievement? I’m still proud right now that I am able to stand on me own to feet like and pay the rent, innit.
If you could go back and edit the past is there anything you would change? To be honest…. no.
_It’s the dream dinner party – what 5 people are there?_My 3 sisters… Mom n Dad.
What’s the worst job you’ve ever done? Worked a nightshift in a warehouse…
What is the most important lesson life has taught you? You don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone.
How would you like to be remembered? As a gent, innit.
When were you happiest? Primary school was probably that time.
Freedom is… To feel free and being able to go/do whatever/whenever you want.
You have a time machine – where would you go? Go to last week and play the numbers which will win…
How do you relax? I like drawing, n drinkin’ coffee.
Tell us something about yourself we would never guess. I used to produce drum n’ bass music.
What was the last book you read? Vintage tattoos history.
You’ve got one youtube link – what is it? This!
Tell us a joke What do you call old-skool pigs? Jurassic Pork.