The Infamous Proust Questionnaire
What is your most marked characteristic? Curiosity.
What do you consider your greatest achievement? One University degree completed and another halfway done, all while working full time.
When and where were you happiest? As a child, blissfully unaware of the weight of the world.
What is your greatest regret? I refuse to have any.
What is your idea of perfect happiness? Not sure there’s any such thing for what is happiness without some sadness to make it sweeter?
What is your most treasured possession? The darn cat. Followed closely by the camera.
Where would you like to live? France. Paris, definitely, but only for a season, not forever.
What is your greatest fear? To not know where my next meal is coming from.
What is the trait you most deplore in yourself? The feeling of being undeserving.
What is the trait you most deplore in others? The looking down on of others.
What do you consider the most overrated virtue? This is an impossible question to ask someone whose faith respects and aspires to all of them!
What is your greatest extravagance? Technological gadgetry.
What is your favourite journey? Anywhere from home to distant places. And back again.
What is it that you most dislike? Seeing things go to waste, and not just physical things, I mean character and talent as well.
What is the quality you most like in a man? Faithfulness
What is the quality you most like in a woman? Integrity.
What do you most value in your friends? That they value me. Blows me away.
If you were to come back as a person or thing, what do you think it would be? A Kookaburra – Loud, Laughing and guaranteed to bring a smile.
How would you like to die? In my sleep.