Questionnaire de Proust

What does Paradise represent for you?
Living on the water

What does Hell represent?
Not knowing how I’m going to pay my next month’s rent.

What are the depths of misfortune for you ?
Being broke

Which is the quality you prefer in a man?

The quality you prefer in a woman?

Your favourite virtue?

What do you appreciate the most in your friends?
Their affection

For which faults are you the most indulgent?

Which is the main feature of your character?

Your main defect?
Lack of single-mindedness

Your main quality?
A great many interests

Your drug?

Your dream of happiness?
Living on the water

What would be your greatest misfortune?
For a tragedy to befall me.

Where would you like to live?

Who would you have liked to be?
A piano lounge singer.

Which is the gift of nature you would like to have?
Long legs.

Do you like sport?
Yes. A LIVE moment of great stakes and high drama in any sport.

Your favourite occupation?
If by occupation you mean profession, then being an author. If by occupation you mean hobby, then travelling.

Your favourite first names?
Natasha, Tatiana, Misha, Kevin

Which is your favourite colour?
Wine Red, Brick red, maroon, burgundy, claret, vermillion.

Which is the flower you like?

Your favourite bird?

Your favourite authors in prose?
Alexander Dumas, C.S. Lewis, John Steinbeck, Leo Tolstoy, Mikhail Bulgakov, Truman Capote AND Steve Martin

Your favourite playwrights?
Steve Martin, Shakespeare.

Your favourite poets?
Leonard Cohen
Boris Pasternak
Edna St. Vincent Millay
Aleksandr Pushkin

Your favourite composer?
Giacomo Puccini

Your favourite painter?
Pierre Renoir

Your favourite film maker?
Spielberg, Kubrick

Your favourite film or that you would recommend?
Favorite: The Godfather saga
Recommend: Groundhog Day. After that, The Godfather saga.

Your favourite actor / actress ?
Meryl Streep, and Keanu Reeves (!)

Your heroes / heroines in real life?
My grandparents, my father

The historical characters you hate the most?
Josif Stalin

What do you hate above all?
Untruthfulness and self-righteousness

The reform you appraise the most?
Women’s suffrage

The military fact you admire the most?
The Normandy invasion, Thermopylae

What is your current state of mind?
Anxiously hopeful

Do you have any regrets?
Building our last house

How would you like to die?
Slowly and theatrically

What is your motto?
Be careful what you wish for.