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My Kingston - Matthew Omar Chinn

Managing Director, Macau Enterprise

Sunday, October 07, 2012    

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What are your earliest memories of Kingston?

An atmosphere of freedom and security in which I played with my friends in Norbrook.

What do you miss when you are not in Kingston?

The convenience of having my own keys for my vehicle and my home.

What is your favourite home comfort?

My bed.

What would you do if you were mayor (of Kingston) for a day?

Remove the windscreen wipers from the streets, as they continue to intimidate female motorists.

What's your favourite movie?

The Lord of the Rings trilogy.

What steered you in the direction of your current career?

I grew up in a family of entrepreneurs and business people. I've always liked gaming lounges, and so I took a gamble with the Macau Gaming Lounge.

What's the last bit of music that stirred your soul?

Somebody That I Used To Know by Gotye featuring Kimbra.

What is your preferred beverage?

The Real Macau — our house drink here.

What was your most memorable meal in Kingston?

I love the sweet and sour chicken at China Express.

What upsets you?

People who are unprofessional.

What's next for you?

The growth and development of Macau into an ever-improving organisation.

Name the last book you read.

A Game of Thrones by George RR Martin.

What's the last movie you saw?

The Odd Life of Timothy Green.

Who would call you at 3:00 am?

My best friend Suzanna Earle.

Share your favourite spots on the island.

Negril, Portland, Devon House, Susie's Bakery, and Hellshire.

Share some places in your black book.

The Prado Museum in Madrid; La Fortuna, Costa Rica; and I've also visited Markham in Toronto.

What's your advice to a first-time visitor to Kingston?

Ensure you have a Kingstonian to take you around Kingston for a full experience.

What's your philosophy?

Always try to look on the bright side of every situation.

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