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On Mon, 15 Feb 16 16:09:58 UTC Elliott Hemp (23) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
To find yourself needed by nobody in your life.
Where would you like to live?
In a theatre commune, in a big house by a lake.
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
To receive praise for an outstanding performance.
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
An inability to express true enjoyment or excitement with total sincerity.
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
David Martin and Tigerman.
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Frederick Nietzche and Piotr Tchaikovsky.
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
Yazmina Reza.
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Becky Sharpe, and any who bear resemblance to her.
Your favorite painter?
Isabella Salvador.
Your favorite musician?
Motoi Sakuraba
The quality you most admire in a man?
An unabashed interest in others.
The quality you most admire in a woman?
A devilish streak.
Your favorite virtue?
Wit, charm, presence.
Your favorite occupation?
Dancing with myself.
Who would you have liked to be?
David Bowie.
Your most marked characteristic?
A silliness which escapes in strange ways.
What do you most value in your friends?
Philosophical disposition - nothing frustrates more than permanent small talk.
What is your principle defect?
A judgmental face.
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
To have no-one in the world who is able to understand you.
What would you like to be?
More easily satisfied with simplicity.
What is your favorite color?
Orange - though I could be tempted with red.
What is your favorite flower?
The dandelion - a symbol of effortlessly spreading joy.
What is your favorite bird?
The heron.
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Guy Adams, Carlos Ruiz Zafon and Donna Tartt, though this changes all the time.
Who are your favorite poets?
Philip Larkin, Wilfred Owen and Lenni Sanders - not that I'd ever tell her that.
Who are your heroes in real life?
Philip Ridley, James Corden and Neil Manson.
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Anita Roddick.
What are your favorite names?
Shaw, Gavin, Conor.
What is it you most dislike?
Not fulfilling my own expectations.
What historical figures do you most despise?
Josef Stalin.
What event in military history do you most admire?
Christmas football in World War One.
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
Light-coloured eyes.
How would you like to die?
As the victim of a locked room murder mystery.
What is your present state of mind?
Building up to a hopeless confession of love.
What is your motto?
Take what you want, and then pay for it.

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