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On Sun, 14 Dec 2008 18:21:17 UTC Doug Lambert (65) answered the Proust Questionnaire:

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
To fall out with members of my family.
Where would you like to live?
New Zealand however, if I had the money, south west Hungary
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
To have happy and constant contact with my family and to be well off enough to travel the world.
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
A little too much wine!
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Jesus Christ, St Paul. Elizabeth 1 Mary Queen of Scots, Queen Victoria
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
Elizabeth 11 having to put up with the nonsense her family has presented. Granted, she has been the "mother of invention" for some of her own trials and tribulations.s
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple.
Your favorite painter?
Your favorite musician?
The quality you most admire in a man?
Intelligence, flexibility, reliabiltiy, honesty and a sense of humour
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Intelligence, flexibility, reliability, honesty and a sense of humour
Your favorite virtue?
acceptance without initial judgement before honest forethought, reasoning and intelligent counsel and research
Your favorite occupation?
Travelling the world.
Who would you have liked to be?
Your most marked characteristic?
Wanting to achieve my goals.
What do you most value in your friends?
Trustworthiness, reliablity and a sense of humour
What is your principle defect?
Not always being able to say, "I am sorry."
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
Not to have experienced the excitement, thrill and sense of discovery through travel.
What would you like to be?
Myself as a confident, well-liked, caring and well-educated individual.
What is your favorite color?
It has always been blue which for me reflects brightness, character and for me captures so many moods that make up the any one day of my life.
What is your favorite flower?
The fragrant perfume of daphne - the harbinger of spring and the promise of the summer to come.
What is your favorite bird?
The robust and vigilant starling.
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Jean Plaidy who weaves historical fact into her fiction. Bryce Courtenay
Who are your favorite poets?
Wordsworth and Roald Dahl
Who are your heroes in real life?
Ghandi Alexander the Great
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Joan of Arc,
What are your favorite names?
Jonathan, Rachel and Paul
What is it you most dislike?
Intolerance on my part and in others.
What historical figures do you most despise?
Adolf Hitler
What event in military history do you most admire?
The Gallipoli Campaign.
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
To be able to sing so well and have the confidence to be an opera star.
How would you like to die?
Peacefully and painlessly thank you.
What is your present state of mind?
Mostly happy and generally satisfied.
What is your motto?
In this life, when you fall down, pick yourself up, dust yourself off, kick the world in the teeth, smile and then get on with it!

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