Agency: Bartle Bogle Hegarty
Editor-in-chief, FHM, Arena, Arena Homme Plus, Zoo
4th Floor, 40 Bernard Street, London, WC1N 1LW
17th July 1969
I'll sue anyone who says that I have a carbon footprint.
The Metallica Fan Club. Don't ask.
Canon EOS 350D and Powershot G7, Apple Mac G4 laptop.
Digital camera, iPod, Mac laptop and wireless broadband connection.
Arnold Schwarzenegger. So psychotically focused on future goals that he doesn't have any photos in his house because "they are about the past".
Although I read all the obvious candidates every day, newspapers are a constant source of disappointment, Sky News, I never listen to the radio if I can possibly avoid it, slate.com.
Agreeing to return to, reinvent and relaunch FHM after five years away. "It can't be done," said, well, pretty much everyone. Luckily for me, they were wrong.
Children skip off to school having dressed themselves. Get a seat on the Piccadilly line. Sales audit says FHM is above target. Jessica Alba calls to say she'd love to shoot for the cover. Kilgour ask if I would like another bespoke suit. Have time for a martial arts lesson. Go home, put the children to bed and have a Thai takeaway with my wife. Christopher Hitchens reads me a bedtime story.
Editing the highest-selling issue of a monthly magazine in European publishing history (and being the only editor to sell a million copies of a monthly magazine). Editing the highest-selling issues of FHM, Zoo and Arena.
I don't have enough spare talents to keep them hidden.
Cleaning operating theatres.
FHM's newly appointed editor-in-chief is steering the title back to glory following the sector-wide downturn. Ironically, as editor of a leading weekly men's magazine, he probably contributed to this trend in the first place. The eBay fanatic has unparalleled experience in the sector, having joined FHM as its features editor in 1996. If there's anyone out there can reverse fortunes in this area, it's Noguera.
Just bought a pram the price of which brought a tear to my eye.
I try not to analyse it just in case I jinx it.