A. Almost everything from shop attendant to UN peace negotiator, with airport ground-hostess, old people's home assistant and Marco-economic advisor to the Tanzanian Government in between.
A. Copenhagen, Denmark
A. Nomadic, Intense: Falling - Getting up - Learning - Changing - Falling ...
A. Courage is to do what I fear doing
A. Feeling, sensing, thinking, learning, being - first and foremost the sensation of being alive. Of living completely with all of the being you are. This is also why I believe one can be perfectly happy even while in a very unhappy moment of life. It might sound paradoxical, but not if you see unhappiness as the sensation of letting life pass before your eyes without it touching you, uninvolved, unengaged. Unalive. As an animal in the zoo. Or a zombie. Living life is perfect happiness.
A. Love scares me to death ... but I can't live without it.
A. Right where I am, here at my desk in New York City; only it'd be fiction coming out of my fingers.
A. Nobody really; try very much to just live my own life to the best of my abilities.
A. Nelson Mandela
A. Writing faster
A. Overcoming my child hood with my sanity intact and no resentments.
A. A cat
A. Probably you should ask other people about this one; I believe it's my fragility, but others might just as well say it's my strength.
A. The life time prisoner in Faulkner's Wild Palms who saves a pregnant woman from the floods even though it costs him his one possibility for freedom.
A. The unnamed lawyer in Albert Camus'' 'The Fall'
A. The way the otherwise well functioning market economy is dominating everything these days; even art.
A. Trying to change the world ...; more seriously: being involved with international politics somehow, at some level or other. Otherwise, Reading, walking around the city, talking with friends, opera, travel (particularly by car), sitting in café's reading, watching people, discussing small and big matters with friends ...
A. Animal psychologist
A. Sincerity, courage, heart
A. Broccoli - and then I'd sneak in coffee ...
A. Albert Camus Knut Hamsun Marguerite Duras William Faulkner Thomas Bernhard
A. Albert Camus "The Fall" Knut Hamsun "Victoria" William Faulkner "Wild Palms"
A. Write with all of you, or don't at all.