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with John Eppel, Zimbabwean writer
February 05, 2007
Describe yourself in five words?
white male school teacher.
the best piece of advice you've ever received?
others the way you would want them to treat you.
the most ridiculous thing you've ever done?
embarrassing to divulge, but fairly ridiculous was wearing a tea
cosy (knitted by my granny) as a balaclava on my first trip overseas.
is your most treasured possession?
treasure my children but they aren't possessions, so I guess it
will have to be my late father's tot measure.
do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
dumped by the woman you love.
have any strange hobbies?
do you dislike most about your appearance?
is your greatest extravagance?
have you got in your fridge?
last night's leftovers, the day before's leftovers, last week's
is your greatest fear?
That I'll outlive one of my children.
have you got in your pockets right now?
is your favourite journey?
are your heroes in real life?
and where were you happiest?
my forties, in Bulawayo.
your biggest vice?
were you like at school?
Apathetic, mostly. The only 'A' I ever achieved was my
blood group: A-Positive
are you doing next?
a shower, while there's still some water left in Bulawayo.
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