Deborah Meyler: What Are You Reading?
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. I stole it from F.J.Foakes-Jackson, a Cambridge scholar and clergyman: “It’s no use trying to be clever—we are all clever here; just try to be kind—a little kind.”
Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?
A. Lord Peter Wimsey.
Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?
A. whn peeple cant spel or punctuat'e and dont even care
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. "Oh, I am so sorry, I forgot." "I'll just have a cup of tea before I start."
Q. Which living person do you most admire?
A. Tom Stoppard. When he dies, unless I die first, he might be the dead person I most admire. Though really I think Shakespeare is immoveable there, and I am pretty impressed with St Lawrence as well.