The Proust Questionnaire

I've answered some questions from the famous Proust Questionnaire. Not a typical or topical Q&A, but fun nonetheless!
What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Can I get back to you on that?

What is your great fear?

Which historical figure do you most identify with?
I'm not educated enough to formulate an answer to that...

Which living person do you most admire?
Nelson Mandela

What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?
My habitual laziness or the inclination to give up too easily.

What is the trait you most deplore in others?
A lack of compassion. Bigotry.

What is you greatest extravagance?
At this phase, my home and good food.

On what occasion do you lie?
To spare someone's feelings.

What do you dislike most about your appearance?
Today, my fat/muscle ratio.

When and where were you happiest?
In Italy, overindulging with friends a few years ago.

If you could change one thing about yourself what would it be?
I would do everything faster than I do now.

If you could change one thing about your family what would it be?
They would have a mute button.

What do you consider your greatest achievement?

If you died and came back a person or thing what do you think it would be?
A fly on the wall.

What is your most treasured possession?
Don't have one.

What do you regard are the lowest depth of misery?
Regarding oneself as unlovable. Hopelessness.

Who are your heroes in real life?
My therapist, the saint.

What is it that you most dislike?
Ignorance of one's ignorance.

How would you like to die?
In a hammock, on a warm day, under a pair of trees, bottle of wine in hand, listening to Jacques Brel, inhaling the scent of lilies of the valley wafting in a light breeze.

What is your motto?
Be nice.

Where would you like to live?
On the beach or up in the mountains.

What qualities do you admire most in a man?
Nobility, fortitude, forbearance and above all, uxoriousness.

What quality do you admire most in a woman?
A good sense of humour.

Favorite virtue?

Least favorite virtue, or most overrated?
Cleanliness and caution.

Proudest achievement?
Presently, financial autonomy.

Favorite occupation?
Blogging, for now.

Who would you have liked to be?
Anaïs Nin

What would you have liked to be?
A lion.

What do you value most in your friends?

Favorite colour?

Favorite bird?
The lovebird.

Favorite flower?
Freesias or Lily of the Valley.

What to your mind would be the greatest misfortune?
To lose one's mind.

Who are your favorite poets?
Byron, Neruda, Bukowski and Dr. Seuss.

What are you favorite names?
Joan & Thor

What is it you most dislike?

What natural gift would you most like to possess?
The ability to move like a ballerina.

Favorite painter?
Today: Renoir

Favorite musician?
Anyone who will serenade me.

I'd love to hear your answers!
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