It’s been incredibly hot lately, in fact not long ago it was the hottest day on record! So we decided to meet up with Lynda early in the morning before the office gets too hot. So grab a (cold) drink, and get to know Lynda Harrowell, Facilities Manager based in Manchester!
Hi Lynda! Thanks so much for taking the time to meet with me. So…
Why Birchall Blackburn Law, what drew you to the company?
I have worked in facilities for a long time now and I enjoy the diversity of the role.
How long have you been in your current role?
Only 4 months
Do you enjoy it, or any challenges?
Yes I do enjoy it. Everyone has been welcoming. It’s the challenges that can make the job more interesting.
Any sports or hobbies?
I played netball since leaving school but retired a couple of years ago. I do still like to watch it though.
What’s your favourite book?
Girl on a train.
What’s your favourite film?
Greatest Showman, love the music and the choreography
Chocolate or crisps?
Definitely crisps, I’m more of a savoury person.
Summer, I love the long days and it’s a bonus going to and from work in daylight.
Favourite place you’ve been to?
Melbourne, Australia, as this is where my daughter lives, she has been there 4 years.
If you could have a superpower, what would it be?
Not sure if it’s a superpower but I would love to be a time traveller. This is so I don’t have to endure that 24 hour flight to see my daughter, its horrendous.
What’s something you’re proud of?
Definitely my children, my son Ashley is 31 and my daughter Sam is 27.
What’s something you can’t live without?
My husband, and before you reach for the vomit bags, red wine is also on the list.
Do you have any big ambitions?
To live a long and healthy life.