Ray lives in Allerton and will represent South Liverpool. He is retired and spends his spare time volunteering, playing bowls and singing in the Liverpool Male Voice Choir. His nickname is ‘Happy Days’ and he’s looking forward to many new experiences as a Liverpool Cultural Champion.
Ray’s favourite things
Writer – Alexander Kent
He writes about war at sea in the age of sail.
Film – Dirty Harry
I thought Clint Eastwood was great.
Song – A Day in the Life by The Beatles
Because it was written on the top of an 86 bus.
TV show – 24
I really enjoyed the action.
Play – Blood Brothers
Saw the first one with Barbara Dickson and Andrew Schofield and remains the best play for me.
Artist – William Yeames
The artist who painted ‘and when did you last see your father’
Website – Ebay
I love browsing looking for bargains.
Building – The Liver Buildings
Such an awesome silhouette on the waterfront skyline.
Restaurant – Bistro Jaques
Good food, well cooked, at a reasonable price.
View – Liverpool viewed from Mossley Hill
Shop – Home and Bargain
I love their variety and price of everyday things.
Person – Ken Dodd
A happy Liverpudlian, and our greatest ambassador.