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with Clifford Chitupa Mashiri, writer and academic
January 24, 2013
yourself in five words?
Focused, analytical, incorruptible, independent, conscientious.
the best piece of advice you've ever received?
To proof read my work.
the most ridiculous thing you've ever done?
Going for lectures on a day when the university was still in recess.
is your most treasured possession?
My laptop and good eyesight to be able to use it.
do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Crying in public.
have any strange hobbies?
Yes, cutting press clippings of my favourite topics.
do you dislike most about your appearance?
Slight weight gain at 82 kgs.
is your greatest extravagance?
Giving advice to others - I tend to over-do it.
have you got in your fridge?
is your greatest fear?
have you got in your pockets right now?
Tissue paper and a few coins.
is your favourite journey?
When I travelled on business on Sir Richard Branson's fast
and tilting Pendolino Virgin train from London to Manchester and
back some years ago.
are your heroes in real life?
President Barack Obama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Sir Richard Branson,
Bill Gates and the founders of Aljazeera Television channel although
I don't know their names.
and where were you happiest?
Last May when I was admitted at Uni here in London to do my PhD
were you like at school?
Keen to learn and get all the answers from my teachers and enjoy
my packed lunch during the break.
are you doing next?
Writing a book on Zimbabwe.
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