Who Are You? Andrew Mallette.
Who is your employer? Barb Steeves
What do you do there? I work at the East Coulee School Museum and my job is a Heritage Interpreter but we wear a lot of hats. We spend a lot of time in the kitchen cooking and we also give tours. We maintain the building and we do lots of practical, hands on stuff.
What do you like most about your job? Giving tours to people who are interested. I like educating people that want to know.
Where are you from? Originally from Calgary.
How long have you lived here in East Coulee? I’m just here for the summer actually. Otherwise I study in
What brought you here in the first place? I wanted to spend time in the town, it was a good job opportunity, the pay was really nice and the people were nice so it all worked out.
What is your top travel destination? Hong Kong, I’ve been there before and I want to go back.
What would you do there again? I’d probably try and stay on a working visa for five months if I could.
If you could travel through time, when and where would you go visit? There’s some events in the past I’d like to see but more so I’d want to see the future.
Choose one thing to eat for the rest of your life? A really good curry. It has to be really good though.
Do you have any favourite books? Maybe something I’ve read very recently for history would be ‘Rise and Fall of the Third Reich’ by William L. Shirer. It’s about World War II and the German state, so like Nazis basically.
If you could have supper with anyone dead or alive, who would you pick? Winston Churchill, maybe Leon Trotsky because I love Russian history too. I’d probably say Tolstoy, a Russian author who wrote a lot of like classic Russian literature.
If you had a superpower, what would you have? Honestly flight is hokey but I love it. I have dreams about that all the time. Flight or translocation.
Lastly, do you have any words of wisdom for everyone? Don’t be afraid to make mistakes.
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