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Feelingmyage55 Fri 01-May-20 13:08:05

I would love to spend an afternoon with Val McDermid. Her books are so well researched, constructed and unputdownable (🙄) that I always think she must be fascinating to chat to. I have seen some interviews and watched her on Christmas University Challenge. Dry wit and so clever. What about you?

AGAA4 Fri 01-May-20 16:29:45

I saw Val McDermid at the Harrogate Crime Writers Festival.
She was very good and an afternoon with her would I think be very interesting.

Hithere Fri 01-May-20 16:32:03

My dh (sans kids - daycare age)

A person can dream 🤣

TwiceAsNice Fri 01-May-20 16:34:39

I would like to spend an afternoon with Michael Portillo as I watch all his railway programmes and he will have a go at anything, I think he’s really interesting. Of people I know I would really love an afternoon with my best friend. I am missing seeing her very much

TrendyNannie6 Fri 01-May-20 16:36:50

My family

MissAdventure Fri 01-May-20 16:41:50

I don't mind who it is, as long as they can fix my toilet seat.

vampirequeen Fri 01-May-20 16:42:23

Well if I didn't have DH to share afternoon delights it would have to be Jason Statham.

If I wanted to chat (and we could reincarnate her) then it would be Anne of Cleeves because I want to know if she was as clever as I think she was rather than the simple woman that history tends to mark her down as.

BradfordLass73 Sat 02-May-20 07:27:49

My son, always.

He's just about the only person with whom I can discuss science, history, world affairs, cookery, philosophy, writing and much more.
We've never, ever had a cross word and he's naturally witty, so keeps me smiling.
He's 40 now but every single day of his life has been a treasure to me.

farview Sat 02-May-20 07:56:50

At the moment...all my children and grandchildren...in the garden...eating, laughing, playing.......

Oopsminty Sat 02-May-20 08:12:46

Idris Elba

sodapop Sat 02-May-20 08:26:54

Apart from family and friends obviously I would love to meet up with Grannsnetters. We could have a lovely afternoon tea and discuss things face to face.

PamelaJ1 Sat 02-May-20 08:47:55

Roger Federer, on the tennis court, with a tennis racquet.
Well I’d have the racquet. He could have the table tennis bat.

Teetime Sat 02-May-20 10:26:01

Charlie from Bargain Hunt taking round an antiques shop. Huge laugh and I would learn a lot.

Alishka Sat 02-May-20 13:02:46

Lucy Worseley, please! Apart from the fact that I'm part of her group of followers who have answered her Call to Arms to find her a coat for her next series, I'd absolutely love to visit the Royal palaces with her (and her pass) to see the art not on public display. And she's fun - in fact she's the nearest thing I have to a Girl Crushgrin

Gracesnan Sat 02-May-20 13:10:53

Bradford lass my son is exactly the same! We talk about everything. Aren’t we lucky!

BBbevan Sun 03-May-20 11:20:42

The architect Robert Jamison. He seem such an interesting person, as well as being a superb architect. Looks good too

Jaffacake2 Sun 03-May-20 11:38:05

Yusuf Islam, previously known as Cat Stevens. Loved singing along to his music as a young hippie teenager,thought he was gorgeous with thoughtful lyrics which would change the world. Even had a poster of him in the nurses home room when I started nurse training as an 18 year old.
We could spend the afternoon singing over a guitar ....wistful thoughts !!

Outofstepwithhumanity Sun 03-May-20 11:45:06

Chris Packham, Neil Oliver, Richard Dawkins & of course David Attenborough, they could all teach me so much.

Dottydots Sun 03-May-20 11:46:57

I'd love to have an afternoon with someone who could make me laugh nonstop, as with all that's going on I have been a real old misery.

annodomini Sun 03-May-20 12:31:24

Undoubtably Mary Beard, preferably in Rome or Athens. She makes the ancient world come alive for me. And I would never have to say a word!

Dee1012 Sun 03-May-20 13:29:28

I'd opt for my son too...he's my proof of doing something right in my life!

Alishka Sun 03-May-20 19:33:04

annodomini oh yes, Mary Beard is a good choice, so for the UK, still Lucy, but for forrin parts it's got to be M.B.smile