Kristen den Hartog
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. In difficult times, I try to remember to ask myself, How can I make this situation better?
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. Lovely and Beautiful. Once I realized this, I changed a sentence in a manuscript from "Uncle William died on a beautiful summer day" to read "Uncle William died on an ordinary summer day." And to my amazement, the ordinary was more beautiful.
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?
A. compassion, honesty, humour
Q. What’s your greatest fear?
A. Losing my family