five minutes with... ROSE leeson
NAME: Rose Leeson
Hobbies/Passions: Family and local history, and I love reading old maps.
Favourite food: Seafood.
Favourite book: I like reading family and local history books. I've been reading The Mullumbimby Kid (by Edwin Wilson) as he grew up in Wardell.
Favourite movie: I love British comedy and mysteries.
Favourite TV show: I watch the news and rugby league, especially the State of Origin.
Favourite holiday: Anywhere in Australia. In fact where I am is good.
First job: Turners, Lismore and Ballina bus company where I worked for 12 months.
What do you like about living on the Northern Rivers?: I have had a love affair with the Ballina Shire since 1948 and with Wardell since I met Errol (husband) in 1963. We moved here in 1970.
What would you do if you won $10 million?: I'd make sure our two sons were set for life and then give the rest to my favourite charities.
Which three people in history would you invite to a dinner party?: My mum, her sister Sally and my granny.
What cheeses you off: Pessimism, negativity and people with no foresight.