In any case, and without further ado -- drum roll, please -- here are my answers to the Proust Questionnaire.
Queen Elizabeth the First.
Spending money on my family. Unfortunately, I won’t have a fortune to leave to them, but I love treating them to things now.
Anywhere I don’t have to fly.
To spare someone’s feelings.
Where do I start?
Anyone who lies in order to start an unnecessary war.
My lack of university education.
A lady doesn’t kiss and tell.
To be a trained classical pianist.
My bank account. And my eyebrows.
Raising my daughter to be a well-educated, accomplished person in her own right.
Any gifts that people give me.
Losing a friend.
Anywhere I could do a lot of travelling without having to fly.
If not yourself, who would you be:
Greer Garson or Deborah Kerr.
Maugham, Steinbeck, O’Hara, Cheever, DuMaurier
Tall Bob Smoke in “Tortilla Flat”.
People who are not afraid to speak their mind.
An apple tree.
Do I have to?
“Never look out the rear view window.”