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On Wed, 10 Jun 15 08:45:18 UTC Beka (33) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
To be completely alone in the world, with no one to turn to for a heartfelt cuddle.
Where would you like to live?
I really like where I live now. We have the best of both worlds here, where we live in the countryside but can visit the city in around 30 minutes.
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
To be secure enough financially to be able to just make the art I want to make.
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Procrastination. Specifically coupled with internet access.
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
The detectives
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Edison. Epstein (Jacob). Moore (Henry). Marie Curie. Hawking.
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
My mum. Mary. And anyone willing to openly label themselves as feminists, whilst understanding the true meaning of the word.
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Your favorite painter?
Your favorite musician?
There are too many to name just a few
The quality you most admire in a man?
A wicked sense of humour
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Same as above
Your favorite virtue?
Your favorite occupation?
Who would you have liked to be?
An animator
Your most marked characteristic?
A quick mouth
What do you most value in your friends?
Their willingness to accept me for the woman I am
What is your principle defect?
Procrastination. That crippling fear of beginning anything... And 'finishing' anything.
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
To lose my other half
What would you like to be?
The very best version of me, without the anxiety and fear. I'm working towards it. I probably always will be.
What is your favorite color?
What is your favorite flower?
What is your favorite bird?
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Hillaire Belloc, Edward Gorey
Who are your favorite poets?
Spike Milligan
Who are your heroes in real life?
My mum. Anyone making theatre outdoor and surviving! Edward and Sue. Jeremy. Mary.
What are your favorite names?
I don't have a favourite name
What is it you most dislike?
My own fear /anxiety / insecurity
What historical figures do you most despise?
The ones who promote the suffering of any person for their own personal gain
What event in military history do you most admire?
Troops in WW2 stopping the fighting on Christmas day to play a game of football. If only no one agreed to fight at all for arbitrary borders.
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
How would you like to die?
What is your present state of mind?
What is your motto?
Just keep swimming

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