Thursday, 27 June 2013

my answers to the proust questionaire

What is your dream of happiness?
my caro's arms

What is your idea of misery?
to be truly alone.

Where would you like to live?
manchester, probably.

What qualities do you admire most in a man?

What qualities do you admire most in a woman?
good conversation

What is your chief characteristic?


What is your principal fault?

self loathing

What is your greatest extravagance?
books, mostly.

What faults in others are you most tolerant of?
those faults that do not stop me being their friend

What do you value most about your friends?
their friendship

What characteristic do you dislike most in others?

What characteristic do you dislike most in yourself?
my lack of patience

What is your favourite virtue?

What is your favourite occupation?

What would you like to be?
a human

What is your favourite colour?
alzarin crimson

What is your favourite flower?
can't say i have one

What is your favourite bird?
i like coots.

What historical figure do you admire the most?
I admire many, but no one above any other.

What character in history do you most dislike?
every ruler there has ever been.

Who are your favourite prose authors?
stephen king, george orwell, scott snyder

Who are your favourite poets?
bob cobbing, tim gaze, nico vasilakis, stephen nelson, stephen mcaffery, kurt schwitters, john bennett, bruce andrews, geof huth and aram aroyan.

Who are your favourite heroes in fiction?
the doctor from doctor who, stuttering bill from stephen king's "IT", skinner sweet from "american vampire"

Who are your heroes in real life?
i admire many people.

Who is your favourite painter?
it changes too often to say

Who is your favourite musician?
see above

What is your favourite food?
italian food cooked by my caro

What is your favourite drink?
i no longer have one.

What are your favourite names?
claudio, edward, birmingham

What is it you most dislike?

What natural talent would you most like to possess?
fine motor control

How do you want to die?
quietly in my sleep wrapped around my caro, as he is quietly dying himself

What is your current state of mind?

What do you consider your greatest accomplishment?
meeting my caro

What is your motto?


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