Q&A with Rachelle Pyke

Date: 23 January 2020

Below you will find an introduction into the life of Rachelle Pyke from FC Lawyers. You can see the full profile of Rachelle here.

 

What is your name?

Rachelle Pyke.

 

Do you have any nicknames?

Rach, Pykie.

 

What is your position at fc lawyers?

Paralegal in the Business and Corporate Services team.

 

What did you do previously before working at fc lawyers?

I worked at Garland Waddington as a junior and assisted in the conveyancing section.

 

What was your first job?

At a Takeaway shop on sixth Avenue, Cotton Tree.

 

At which store would you like to max-out your credit card?

I don’t have a credit card but if I did probably go to a nice furniture store and deck out my house.

 

What is your favourite music genre and top 3 artists/bands of all time?

That’s a really hard question as I appreciate all types of music and love a bit of old school. Music genre would probably be “RnB/hip hop” with 3 top artists/bands:

  1. Hilltop Hoods;
  2. Red Hot Chilli Peppers;
  3. Eminem.

 

What was the best concert you have attended?

Hilltop Hoods or old school Black Eyed Peas.

 

What is your favourite food and drink?

Rum and coke. Sushi.

 

Have you had your 15 minutes of fame yet?

When I was about 12 I played Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz. It was a pretty big deal!! I had to train little Toto for a period of 6 months so that he got use to me.

Rachelle Pyke The Wizard of Oz

 

Who would you most like to swap places with for a day?

Maybe someone in a third world country to get an understanding of what life is like. Might make me appreciate my own a bit more.

 

Do you have a favourite charity you wish more people knew about?

Legacy

 

Do you have any favourite quotes?

She’ll be right

 

What was your favourite tv show when growing up?

Lift Off

 

Choose a movie title for the story of your life (and explain why):

Beaches…. I think I spend half my life at the beach.

 

What was the best thing before sliced bread?

Medicare

 

Do you have any phobias?

Claustrophobic

 

What are three things still left on your bucket list?

Bungee jumping, snorkelling the great barrier reef and go snow boarding.

 

If you could have any one superpower, which would you choose?

To fly.

 

What are some of your pet peeves?

Loud Chewing, constant sniffing and butting in.

 

Which four individuals, living or dead, would you like to eat dinner with the most?

To be honest famous people do not intertest me too much. I’d prefer to eat dinner with people I know (or knew). So…. I’d like to eat dinner with my very good mate Greg who was killed in a car accident when I was 16. My Grandad who I lost 2 years ago. Chris Hemsworth because he’s sexy af. My sister because we always have a great time.

 

What is your favourite family tradition?

Sock wrestles with my brother/sister at xmas time.

 

Who is your least favourite superhero?

Captain America

 

What technology innovation made the most impact on your life?

Game Boy. I am scared from the fights my brother/sister and I used to have over them.

 

How would you spend one million dollars?

I’d buy a nice holiday house close to the beach on a little island somewhere.

 

If you could go anywhere in the world on vacation, where would you go?

Greek Islands

 

If you had a time machine, what point in the past or future would you visit?

It would be cool to go back to when Dinosaurs were around.

 

Describe yourself in 3 words:

Lively, carefree, active

 

If you could only take one physical item with you on a deserted island, what it would be?

A boat

 

What kind of pet do you have, and how did you choose its name?

I have a cat called Kippa. Strangely this was the name of a dog cartoon character that Kaylah used to watch.

 

If you had to listen to one song for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Australian Crawl – Reckless

 

What’s your favourite sports team?

Carlton Football Club, see photo of me at their training session on the coast 2 years ago.

Rachelle Pyke Carlton Football Club AFL

 

If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Sushi

 

What TV show or movie do you absolutely refuse to watch? Why?

Star Wars/Star Treck. Just never got into to.

 

How do you wind down after work?

Music whilst driving to pick up Chad, then I have to wind back up again.

 

What job would you be terrible at?

Accountant, bad at math.

 

Have you ever had to “unlearn” something in your professional life? What was it?

Don’t believe everything that all professionals tell you.

 

What’s the best piece of professional advice you’ve ever received?

Don’t believe everything that all professionals tell you.

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