My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Never give in to self-righteousness, your own or other people's.
Q. What’s your greatest fear?
A. Immortality. Horribly tempting but dreadful to contemplate. But since it's not on offer yet, I'll have to settle for the usual fears of poverty and pain,
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. Having lived, on the whole quite well, off my work.
Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. Swimming in clear blue water off a tropical beach, looking forward to lunch.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?
A. Dracula or Moriarty. If played by anybody.