(to questions submitted via The Box. please feel free to comment with your own answers if you find the question interesting.)

Are you dreading going back to uni in the fall as much as I am?
actually, I wasn't when I received this question. [I need to get more on top of these!] neither excited nor dreading; just thinking that it would be good and time for it when it came.

What's your favourite nonfiction book? 
Honeymoon in Purdah, by Alison Wearing, or Never in a Hurry, by Naomi Shihab Nye.

What's your favourite book on theology, spirituality, or religion?
The Miracle of Mindfulness, by Thich Nhat Hanh, and The Irresistible Revolution, by Shane Claiborne.

Which fictional character do you most identify with?
(Madame) Emma Bovary, to an extent. (oh dear. haha.) and Liyana Abboud of Habibi.

What book most influenced you growing up?
Habibi, by Naomi Shihab Nye.

What are some other places you'd like to visit?
the Celtic countries, Finland, Svalbard, GREENLAND, Turkey, and Russia and the other formerly Soviet states—especially the Baltic states.

About the singing thing...Well, I was just thinking about how I've seen photos of you, watched videos of you, and heard you tell me a story, but I've never heard you sing. Of course, this made me insanely curious about your singing, so I asked.
if you put your email address and birthday in The Box, I will sing to you for your birthday.

know any good jokes?
definitely not. the only joke of any caliber that's coming to mind is the one about cheese that Jal tells in Chris's second episode on Skins. (what do you call cheese that doesn't belong to you?)


Sarah Louise 9/17/2010 8:57 AM  

Nacho cheese! Love that joke. A real classic.


pinkapplecore 9/17/2010 7:35 PM  

wow those are some really thought provoking questions. I have never thought about what fictional character I might be like....hmm

*the cheese joke made me giggle*

Holly 9/17/2010 7:44 PM  

SL - bingo! :D

pinkapplecore - yeah, I definitely had to systematically go through my GoodReads to answer those I'm trying to think if I know any characters who remind me of you.

sui 4/11/2012 10:23 PM  

we must discuss ms bovary. ah! ever watched little children?

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