Angus McIntyre

Nickname in the Road Tripnone (as far as I know)
Present Occupationsoftware developer
Where do you live?New York
Where would you like to live?"wherever I boot my Mac, that's my home"
What do you think the mission statement of the Serious Road Trip is?No one leaves before the bar closes. No, wait. That's the motto. The mission statement is something about helping people in difficulty everywhere, particularly through the medium of circus and street art. But I had to look that up.
What did you do within the Serious Road Trip?Fixed computers, made websites, did odd jobs.
What did the Serious Road Trip do within you?Reinforced my deep suspicion of clowns.
If the Serious Road Trip was a well-known person, who would it be?Jello Biafra
What's the most valuable thing you've ever given to somebody?Respect
What difference did the Serious Road Trip make to the world?Proved that a bunch of lunatics who really care can do amazing things.
What difference did the Serious Road Trip make to you?It gave me something to do on wet Wednesday afternoons.
Choose one word or phrase to encapsulate the Serious Road Tripmayhem
What did you not like about the Serious Road Trip?The savage ritual beatings
Propose a motto for the Serious Road TripSee above.
In what circumstances did you join the Serious Road Trip?I answered an appeal for volunteers in the "Big Issue". When I called, CJ's first words to me were "Who are you? How did you get this number?"
In what circumstances did you leave the Serious Road Trip?Left? Who left?
If you were to measure the Serious Road Trip, which system would you use and what ranking would you give?'foot-pounds per square inch', and 'heinous'
Did you manage to achieve what you set out to do?Ask me again in a few years.
What would be an alternative or better name for the Serious Road Trip?Lock Up Your Daughters, They're Coming Back
What's the most valuable thing you've taken away from the Serious Road Trip?Oh no. You don't get me that easily. No one saw me. You can't prove a thing.
What do you think the Serious Road Trip is good at?Doing things that other aid agencies aren't doing; doing things that other people don't think can be done.
What do you think the Serious Road Trip should do next?Take me as a photographer on one of their projects.
If the Serious Road Trip was a drink, which one would it be?snakebite
What is your favourite memory or anecdote from the Serious Road Trip?

The second day that I worked in the Camden office, Graeme and Trevor had just come back from Bosnia and were trying to recruit new drivers to go back out with them. Peter had just filled out a volunteer form to work in the London office. As I recall, the conversation went something like this:

Graeme: So, it says here that you'd like to drive in Bosnia.
Peter: That's right.
Trevor: And had you thought about when you might be ready to do that?
Peter: Well, I don't know. I mean, eventually ... in a few months perhaps.
Graeme: (with an evil grin) How about Monday?

Five minutes later, they were telling him to pick up a pair of driving boots from the army surplus store and be ready to leave at 5am on Monday. He walked out of the office looking stunned and murmuring "I'll just go and tell my boss that I'm quitting my job now ..."