My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Never give in to self-righteousness, your own or other people's.
Q. What’s your best quality?
A. Probably a kind of hang-in-there optimism that never seems to quit, even when I'm in the grips of the deepest depression.
Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?
A. Loyalty, humour, tolerance.
Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?
A. Probably vanity, but I'd like to think it was modesty.
Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. Swimming in clear blue water off a tropical beach, looking forward to lunch.