Linda Buckley-Archer: Gideon the Cutpurse
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. I don't know who said this first but I often think of it: If you do what you've always done you'll get what you've always got...
Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?
A. Steak and a green salad
Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. Perfect happiness is impossible to describe because it's the one occasion when your internal commentator on life does not feel the need to speak.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?
A. The Vicomte de Valmont in Laclos' DANGEROUS LIAISONS
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. To tell good jokes without forgetting the punch line...or may be to be able to sing in tune