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Inside/Out with Tara Miller, Director of Childline Zimbabwe and energetic biscuit lover
Kubatana.net
March 21, 2013

Describe yourself in five words?
Feisty, driven, confident, assertive, energetic.

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?
Rome wasn’t built in a day!

What’s the most ridiculous thing you’ve ever done?
I put my CV in at Childline Zimbabwe to apply for a volunteer counsellor position and was invited for an interview for the Director position.

What is your most treasured possession?
My Zimbabwe passport – if I lose it – what a nightmare to replace!

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Life with no money, having no options, and having nowhere to turn to for help.

Do you have any strange hobbies?
Hate to admit it, but I get addicted to watching soapies!

What do you dislike most about your appearance?
My disproportionate body!

What is your greatest extravagance?
Buying my car.

What have you got in your fridge?
Very little unfortunately, as I never have time to cook anything, also I am not a very good cook.

What is your greatest fear?
Snakes!

What have you got in your pockets right now?
Cell phone and old tissues – yuck!

What is your favourite journey?
Driving down the escarpment, into the Zambezi valley towards Mana and the Zambezi River.

Who are your heroes in real life?
My mother and father – for the lessons they have taught me in life.

When and where were you happiest?
At junior school – Lilfordia.

What’s your biggest vice?
Biscuits.

What were you like at school?
Sporty.

What are you doing next?
Going home to feed my baby boy.

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