Friday’s Child Ann Fox

TEAM LEADERS!. . . .Ann Fox, Weightwatchers pictured at the City Hotel yesterday with her two new recruits, Edel Doherty from Derry and Mary McCullough from Strabane. 2403JM99
TEAM LEADERS!. . . .Ann Fox, Weightwatchers pictured at the City Hotel yesterday with her two new recruits, Edel Doherty from Derry and Mary McCullough from Strabane. 2403JM99

This week’s Friday’s Child is well known Weightwatchers Leader Ann Fox. She is married to Michael, has three children and three grandchildren. Her classes are Strabane Library, Tuesday, 10.00am and 5.00pm, the City Hotel Derry, Wednesday at 12.00pm and 1.00pm and Bawnacre centre Irvinestown Wednesday at 6.30pm and Creggan Rathmor Centre, Thursday at 6.00pm

This week’s Friday’s Child is well known Weightwatchers Leader Ann Fox. She is married to Michael, has three children and three grandchildren. Her classes are Strabane Library, Tuesday, 10.00am and 5.00pm, the City Hotel Derry, Wednesday at 12.00pm and 1.00pm and Bawnacre centre Irvinestown Wednesday at 6.30pm and Creggan Rathmor Centre, Thursdayat 6.00pm

How would you describe yourself?

Hard working.

Happiest childhood memory?

Holidays in Buncrana.

What was your first job?

Lundy’s fruit shop when I was 14.

Favourite book?

Anything well written. I’m reading ‘Philomena’ at the moment.

Favourite film?

It’s a Wonderful Life.

Favourite television programme?

Coronation Street.

Favourite expression?

My thought for the week is...

Favourite method of relaxation?

Getting a wee lie on.

Favourite holiday destination?

Loc Boliches in Southern Spain.

Who would you most like to meet?

The actor James Stewart.

What has been the most embarrassing thing to happen to you?

On my first day as office administrator for Derry City Football Club Jim McLaughlin came and asked me “are the fixtures in yet?” I looked around the office and said: “I don’t see anything wrong with the fixtures.” He had to explain what fixtures were. His comment was “That’s grand, well you wont be chatting about football all day, that’s just what we want.”

What makes you happy?

The family around me.

What makes you angry?

Injustice and starving children.

What was the worst thing to happen to you in your life?

The death of my parents.

What is your greatest fear?

Loneliness.

What has been the high point of your life to date?

Being a mother and a grandmother.

How would you like to be remembered?

As Ann, who helped make a difference to many to help them get to their goal weight with Weightwatchers.

What is your most treasured possession?

My health.

If you won the lotto what would you do with it?

Buy an apartment at Los Boliches and share out the rest.

If you could be granted one wish in life, what would you ask for?

Well it would be to win the lotto of course”

If you could write your own epitaph what would it be?

Lived life to the full. Had many a laugh and would love to do it all over again.