Friday, 24 August 2012

25 Things about Warwick Brown

What do you do for a living?  Duration? 
I buy and sell records and cd,s in my record store (Greville Records)..and have done so for about 27 years....

What made you choose this role?
mmm I've  been a music lover since I was real small, and spent as much time as possible visiting Melbourne record stores and collecting when the opportunity came along I took it...

       Do you have a website?
I should have a website I know it..but there just aren't the hours in the day..and I can’t seem to find the headspace required to get it done.

Submit your favourite photo of yourself and describe why it is your favourite?
It’s a photo of me at 8 years of New Guinea, wearing a easy rider t shirt and swinging a baseball bat and smiling..a time when the world was a wide open book and all I needed was a daydream to get by..

Warwick Brown age 8
Tell me a bit about yourself.
Well I’m nearly's had its ups and its very downs too..but I can say I'm happier, more content than I've ever been..I'm a single dad with an incredible son..I'm in the best relationship I've ever been in with a beautiful Indian/English girl..My youth was spent in Mt Elize/New Guinea and then Torquay..
I see the world as a big miracle that I'm very glad, and kinda astonished, to be part of.

Do you have a belief you are passionate about?
Music mainly..but always have a book on the film as well..I love afl finding the time to just sit and feel the sun and the watch nature do its thing...

What kind of student were you at school?
I was a terrible student in many ways...I seemed to spend my entire time trying to impress the many girls I seemed to have crushes on at any one time...

If you could learn to do something, what would it be?
Float in outer space.

What do you like to do in your spare time, hobbies etc?
In my spare time..I read a lot..listen to a lot of my dvd,s...hang out with my son...take the dogs down the beach and walk for hours on end.

What is your favourite food?
My girlfriend and I like to pick a new suburb and a restaurant in it and try it out..I have my favourite Indian, Mexican and Vegetarian cooking a big vegie sausage/gravy and vegie mush....

What makes you laugh?
Great jokes.....Richmond victories.

What makes you cry?
Don't cry much..but I do get quite emotional over a beautiful song..or movie, or piece of writing....The new Bill Fay albums and his whole story had a big effect on me this week....
I get very affected about bad things that happen to children and animals.

What pisses you off?
I try to be tolerant..But the way animals are treated can piss me off....Bad umpiring at the footy.. The delivery man being late when I'm waiting for a shipment of a new release cd I'm dying to hear..(watch out if the new Bob Dylan arrives late)....

What is your most embarrassing moment?
Nothing springs to mind.

If you could have a super power what would it be and why?
A superpower.. I'd love to wave a wand so there was nothing but bliss and inner and outer peace throughout the world..and that everyone became a vegetarian.

What chore do you hate doing?
Hate doing bookkeeping for the shop...

If you could swap your life with someone else who would it be and why?
mmmm I wouldn't mind swapping with an Astronaut for  a few days...and I wouldn’t mind being a Monk who can astral travel whilst meditating..I'd like to be able to go back to various times in history for a day or two...but I'd basically like to be me.

What would you like people to remember about you?
A great father...

What do you find attractive about a person?
Passionate about music, film books, travel..compassionate..peaceful..inspiring..have their shit together...and has that twinkle in their eye.

What is your best feature?
At 50 I still have a full head of curly hair..

What’s on your bucket list?
Keep traveling each year to a new country with my son..enjoying the simple things everyday..and then making sure I do the big things I wanna do too...

What is the one thing you’d like to achieve in your life?
I'd like to grow old with grace and dignity.and to keep discovering new music and books and films....I wanna achieve inner peace.

If the world was about to come to an end, how would you spend your last hour?
I'd get in touch with everyone who meant something to me and tell so..and thank them...I'd spend it with my son...and in the last 5 minutes..lie down fold my arms and thank the world for letting me be a part of it all.

What’s your favourite possession?
Myself.....then my records and old 1951 Windsor Newport car too.

Who is Lorinda Jane?
She is the one who will correct all my grammar mistakes on this..  (haha I gave it a shot)

Thank you Warwick for taking the time to answer the 25 questions. LJ xx
If you are ever in Greville St, pop into Greville Records and check out the amazing collection of stock.

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