In this very special edition of Better Know a Stablemate, the questions will be answered by The Stablemaster himself, Coach Stazza.

What is your name? 

John Starrett.

What is your favourite colour?


What is your favourite word?


Who is your favourite musician?

Courtney Pine.

What is your most marked characteristic?

Inflated ego.

What talent would you like to have?

Play the sax.

What do you consider your greatest achievement?

Managing to stay alive this long.

Who are your heroes in history?

John Keats.

Who are your heroes in real life?

Cormac McCarthy.

What is your idea of happiness?

Wine night (once a week): quaff a good bottle of wine while listening to jazz and reading poetry.

Where would you most like to live?

Chora (Astypalea—Greek island.)

What profession would you like to attempt?


What is your greatest extravagance?


What is your most treasured possession?

A memory.

Why did you start running?

To impress a girl.

What does running mean to you now?

I hate it.

What do you like about Stazza’s Stable?

The community: the buzz is awesome.

What is your motto?

Unearth and nurture.