Your favourite virtue ::
Your favourite qualities in a man ::
Intelligence, Humour, Creativity
Your favourite qualities in a woman ::
Intelligence, Passion, Independence
Your favourite occupation ::
Writing music, sleeping, debating, laughing, dancing
Your idea of happiness ::
Sitting in the studio writing, wife on the sofa reading and cat curled up
Your idea of misery ::
Deafness, lack of inspiration, illness, feeling politically impotent
If not yourself, who would you be ::
I don't want to be anyone other than myself
Where would you like to live ::
I love where I live now but if i could teleport at will between here,
london and cove park that would be ideal.
Your favourite colour and flower ::
Black. I like fir and pine, I know they aren't flowers...
Your favourite prose authors ::
William Burroughs, Thomas Pynchon, Umberto Eco, Jorge Luis Borges, Grant
Morrison, Italo Calvino, Ian Sinclair, Philip K Dick, Alan Moore, Peter
Ackroyd, Franz Kafka
Your favourite poets ::
EE Cummings, Sylvia Plath
Your favourite heroes in fiction ::
Patrick Bateman, Bob Arctor, Tyrone Slothrop, Nigel Molesworth, K
Your favourite heroines in fiction ::
Ragged Robin, Oedipa Maas, Molly Bloom
Your favourite painters and composers ::
Painters: Max Ernst, Mark Rothko, Yves Tanguy, Robert Rauschenburg
Composers: obviously hundreds, but right at this minute...
The Hafler Trio
Keith Fullerton Whitman
This will change tomorrow though I bet...
Your favourite heroes in real life ::
My dad, Bill Drummond, Andrew Weatherall
Your favourite heroines in real life ::
What character(s) in history do you most dislike ::
All the obvious ones.
Your favourite food and drink ::
Caipirinhas (well made ones only), Irn Bru, Grey Goose or Stolichnaya
Vodka, my home made berry smoothies, my wife's lasagne, udon with ginger
chicken, my enchiladas, 87% chocolate, venison casserole, that potted wood
pigeon I once had, gressingham duck, a nice cheeseburger.
Your favourite names ::
Names for things are the most powerful things in the world. My favourite
names are the secret ones.
Your pet peeve (something that easily annoys you) ::
Racism, homophobia, any knee jerk uninformed prejudice, people who believe
what they are told unquestioningly, anti-intellectualism, animal cruelty.
The change you most anticipate ::
World politics as a whole seems to be in a phase of right-wing values at
the moment. I look forward to the balance shifting back to left-wing
A gift of nature which I would like to have ::
I'd like to be more assertive, less depressed, more tolerant (less
misanthropic), and able to teleport in the blink of an eye with no carbon
How I would like to die ::
Peacefully in bed, with the same accompaniment as Aldous Huxley
What is your present state of mind ::
Of what fault are you most tolerant ::
Your favourite motto ::
Mottos are for Christmas Crackers!
19 juin 2008
"Ruaridh Law is a musician and dj from Renfrew, near Glasgow, in Scotland.
He works alone and in a group. He lives with his wife and his cat."
website :: marcia blaine
website :: the village orchestra
website :: discogs
:: the questionnaire is based on the original "questionnaire of Marcel Proust", created by Antoinette Faure around 1890