Stef and Stelio Stefanou’s real lives look similar on paper. So Charlotte Matheson is surprised to discover that the brothers’ online habits are as different as … WA Mozart and Amy Winehouse
What’s most played on your iTunes?
Stef I don’t use iTunes but my two favourite tracks are the first movement of Mozart’s Symphony No 40 and a Greek song called PeprOmeno, which in English means “Your Fate”.
Stelio My most played song is Concierto de Aranjuez by Chet Bake and Paul Desmond Although Amy Winehouse’s Valerie is a close second.
Do you gamble online?
Stef I use Betfair (www.betfair.com) and occasionally Betfair Poker (poker.betfair.com). Sometimes I use VCBet, another gambling site (www.vcbet.com).
Stelio I keep well away from these and prefer not to use them at all. On the occasions when I do gamble, I prefer it to be face-to-face, not over the internet.
What have you bought online recently?
Stef I usually just buy books from Amazon.
Stelio My most recent purchases are an HP 12c calculator and A History of Western Philosophy by Bertrand Russell (which I’ve yet to read).
Do you read online books?
Stef No. I personally prefer to read traditional paperback and hardback books than reading from the computer screen.
Stelio No. I much prefer ordinary books to online ones.
What’s in your digital holster?
Stef A mobile phone. I also use a computer every day and if I’m on holiday I use a camera a lot. I don’t own a BlackBerry. Or a raspberry or a strawberry …
Stelio If it was large enough it would be my Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II digital SLR camera, though I do carry a Panasonic DMC-FX55 camera in my briefcase. And my iPhone.
Letter or email?
Stef I definitely prefer to write letters! However, under pressure, I write the letters out as notes and my secretary types them up as emails.
Stelio I prefer email, as it is more immediate and it is much quicker to send an important message to someone if you need to.
Stef Stefanou is chairman of John Doyle, and Stelio Stefanou is chairman of Accord