Proust questionnaire – pt.2

Your most marked characteristic?

What do you most value in your friends?
Honesty and not feeling alone when around them.

What is your principle defect?
Indecision and losing myself in thought.

What would you like to be?
My animal form – wolf.

In what country would you like to live?
Anywhere with fields for me to run free in.

What is your favourite color?

What is your favourite flower?
Venus flytrap – it’s pure evil. Otherwise, gardenia blooms.

What is your favourite bird?

Who are your favourite prose writers?
Vikram Seth, Valerio Massimo Manfredi, Raymond Queneau, De Sade.

Who are your favourite poets?
Pablo Neruda, Kavafis, Shakespeare (sonnets).

Who are your favourite composers?
Duke Ellington.

Who are your heroes in real life?
My dad, and G.K.V.

Who are your favourite heroines in real life?
My mum, and my friend A.K. Oh, and Kathleen Hanna.

Who are your favourite heroines of history?
Jeanne d’Arc, Sappho.

What historical figures do you most despise?
List is too long to put here.

What event in military history do you most admire?
The 300 Spartans fighting at Thermopylae and then how it all went to hell with the rivalry between Athens and Sparta. The best, and worst of human nature.

What reform do you most admire?

What natural gift would you most like to possess?

How would you like to die?
While standing up for what I believe in.

What is your present state of mind?
Blinded by anger and filled with a sudden urge to be somewhere surrounded by vegetation and animals.

What is your motto?
Words fade, what is written remains.


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