I keep this notebook with me for jotting down ideas, and make sure to write on both sides of the paper because they're expensive! This is by far the nicest paper I have enjoyed scribbling on. But there are lots of...
Mine was the Chronicles of Narnia, and they remain a firm favourite. I remember receiving them in a boxed set, as a very special present at Christmas when I was seven. Lots and lots of books are my favourites though,...
Mine was the four storey Cindy house, with elevator, flushing toilet, hostess trolley and all kinds of other goodies. My mum sold it because I hardly ever played with it (I just liked to look at it and keep it tidy,...
From anywhere around the world. I'm hungry, and need some inspiration.
Tangible, intangible, trifling, important, human, animal, chocolate, cigarettes, alcohol, whatever.
I'll leave it there for now - interested to know what the initial response might be to this.
I hardly ever bribe my children to do something. But I recently decided to bribe my eldest son into reading regularly. I promised to give him a small prize for every book he finishes (we're keeping a chart, so he can...
Do we have to have a lived a long and 'full' life to be able to say that we know what it's all about? Or can Enlightenment come to anyone who thinks about it long and hard enough, no matter their age?
Mine would be a horse, because they're powerful and fast. I've always wanted to ride one, but still haven't.
Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived. Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, Catherine Howard, Catherine Parr. Lovely ladies, all. Who's your favourite?
When you write, do you prefer the action of handwriting, giving you thinking time and brooding time and chewing the end of the pen/cil time? Or do you prefer the quickness of typing on a computer?
And if so, what measures do you take to moderate your usage?
Will Santa be visiting your house and leaving something in your stocking?
... being that you could never come back to Earth, would you accept?
... would you hang your head in shame and never ask another, or would you just think 'sod it' and carry on shamelessly?
... what sort of things would you write in the personal statement on your application form?