How long have you lived in Forbes? I moved here about 14 years ago. I had a farm in Tullamore for 19 years, sold it and moved to Sydney where I gained some hospitality experience before moving to Forbes in December 2002.
Where do you work? I bought the Vandenberg Hotel 14 years ago.
What do you enjoy most about your job? The most interesting part is dealing with people, talking about their lives, and serving the public.
What do you do in your spare time? I do not have much spare time, but when I get time my partner and I like to travel in our motorhome to see parts of Australia.
How do you like your coffee? Latte – the soft approach.
What makes your day? Probably knowing I have achieved something for the day no matter how big or small, and also when I have learned something new.
If you could go on holiday anywhere in the world where would you go? I would like to see Europe as I haven’t been to any parts of it.