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Staff Profile – Irene

Margaret Roberts

Irene
Irene

Who are you and what do you do?

Irene Roberts and I am an Editorial Assistant which involves typesetting, proofreading, and administration.

 

What is your favourite thing about what you do?

Seeing the books when they come back from the printers.

 

What is one thing about you that other people think is unusual?

I sit on an exercise ball at my desk.

 

What are your three favourite CFP books?

Royal Company – a Devotional on the Song of Solomon by Malcolm MacLean

Ferdinand – The Engine who went off the rails by Ann Benton

Under the Thorn Tree – When Revival Comes by Richard Bewes

 

Do you have any interesting tales to tell about your time at CFP?

The background sounds in dictations from William [Mackenzie] – clanging pans, Carine playing the piano, and most recently the announcements on the train – “The next stop is East Croydon, please mind the gap” and a few minutes later: “This train will terminate at Gatwick Airport”.

 

Is there something you wish people would stop asking you?

Are you married?

 

What is your favourite verse?

Matthew 17:20 – ‘He replied, “Because you have so little faith. Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you.”’

 

What was the last book you read for fun?

The Wright Diet

 

What is the best thing about working in the Highlands of Scotland?

The fresh air and open spaces.

 

Is there anything we should know about you that hasn’t already been asked?

One of my hobbies is puppeteering.

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