My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. It's hours before midnight that count.
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. Standing backflip.
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. Being in love and able to sleep, and having come down from an early evening shower, hair combed and a fresh shirt on (extra starch), warm air blowing off the sea, and someone putting a pre-dinner drink in my hand, ice clinking. In other words, a Zara poster.