My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. To paraphrase the existentialists - life is what you make it. Which amounts to a practical kind of karma, I suppose.
Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. A fire, a good chair and a new Stephen King book. Or the moment the soundchecks finish and the band take to the stage. Or sunset on the mountains, with weary feet, and the lights of a pub ahead. Or the sound of a breakbeat. Or a very sweet tea, anywhere in the middle east, at any time of day.
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. The abillity to play a musical instrument well. Also, the ability to speak all languages fluently.
Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. The main square in Esfehan, Iran, with the aforementioned glass of tea.
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. Er... someone who was a writer and an editor? I don't know. I don't think I identify with anyone.