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11 Questions – Max Pendergast

How long have you lived here? 69 years. Born here.

What’s your Day job? Retired

Whats your idea of perfect happiness? Being with my family.

Which living person do you most admire & why? Corporal Ben Roberts-Smith. v.c. Because of his quiet humility and the fact that he believes in what he does, because he believes in the country that we live in.

Whats your greatest extravangance?  Listening to Hawaiian/island music, and a couple of late afternoon Vodka’s.

What do you most value in your friends? Honesty and loyalty.

What is your favourite memory? Growing up in OLD Byron Bay.

What is your greatest passion?  Passing on my knowledge to kids about ocean safety.

What’s your motto?  “Maybe today, maybe tomorrow, maybe not at all”.

What is your favourite thing to do in Byron Bay?  Sit and watch the ocean, especially when it’s rough.

 Tell us something quirky that you do that you are happy to share?  I check the IRIS Seismic Monitor for earthquakes every morning, because I find them fascinating!