LITTLE ANNIE aka ANNIE ANXIETY BANDEZ



Your favourite virtue ::
Desire to be a better person

Your favourite qualities in a man ::
Compassion, Humour, kindness , inteligence, honesty, courage to admit to wrongs and corage to change., forgiveness, generosity of spirit.

Your favourite qualities in a woman ::
Masculinity

Your favourite occupation ::
Fireman, torch singer, detective

Your idea of happiness ::
Faith, good jokes, painting by the ocean, travel, good coffee, curling up with my dog, free of worry. The New York skyline. Knowing all my loved ones and liked ones are safe and well.

Your idea of misery ::
Loss of faith, cruelty of any kind, no laughter,loss of loves and love.

If not yourself, who would you be ::
St. Theresa of Avilla, Spike Lee

Where would you like to live ::
New York , Mexico, Istanbul

Your favourite colour and flower ::
rose, mexican turquoise walls, all colours really

Your favourite prose authors ::
F Scott Fitzgerald , Tennessee Williams, Nikos Kanzatakis, Truman Capote

Your favourite poets ::
Ntzoke Shang, Alan Ginsberg, Jennifer Blowdryer

Your favourite heroes in fiction ::
J Gatsby, Zorba the Greek

Your favourite heroines in fiction ::
Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz

Your favourite painters and composers ::
Otto Dixx , Diego Rivera, Lenny Bernstein, Cole Porter, Stevie Wonder, The Gerschwins, Scott Walker, Marvin Gaye, Cole Porter. Orozco, Siqueiros, Carravagio, Aretha Franklin, The Previns,, Lee Hazlewood. Portuguese graphics ie soap labels for Acht Brito. Anything from the 30s. Art Deco buildings. African American Southern folk art. European religious painters, my real love is folk “primitive’ art. Ive seen so much wonderful work by people who’s names were/are never known. Retablos, carvings, quilts, Santos. Kurt Weil, Brecht. Jaques Brel, all the Mowtown arrangers, composers. Irving Berlin

Your favourite heroes in real life ::
Malcom X, Martin Luther King, Christ, uniformed services, my pops, Lenny Bruce, Saint Francis of Asissi, Harvey Milk, Larry Kramer. The homeless men and women, who manage to survive, they are much stronger of heart than I. People who went to work after 9/11 even though life felt pointless here for a while.

Your favourite heroines in real life ::
Isadora Duncan, Judy Garland,single mothers, Talullah Bankhead, Piaf, Billie Holiday, Nina Simone,Rosa Parks. Elanor Roosevelt, Dorthy Parker,.My ma, My sister Miriam, she was the bravest person Id ever met. St. Theresa (the most recent one) Saint Theresa of Avilla ( she of the Divine Madness)

What character(s) in history do you most dislike ::
(love the sinner, hate the Sin..)

Your favourite food and drink ::
Coffee, hot peppers, Mojitos, Pasta, asparagus. cherries, bread with olive oils and salt & pepper, eggplant

Your favourite names ::
Nicholas, Sparky, Tallulah, Carmine, Enzo, Carlos, Ebony

Your pet peeve (something that easily annoys you) ::
mess of anykind, Snobery. bitchyness

The change you most anticipate ::
When we truly are “I & I” free of self and seperation, cures for AIDS and all other disease, healthy ciggarettes

A gift of nature which I would like to have ::
being in the moment., unfailing loyalty

How I would like to die ::
Full of faith and ready to be reunited with loved ones who have gone on ahead, laughing and ready for the nexy chapter, seeing my creators face

What is your present state of mind ::
Worried, irritable.

Of what fault are you most tolerant ::
fear, it”s the root of all other faults

Your favourite quote ::
"If God had wanted me otherwise, He would have created me otherwise"
Goethe 1749-1832

25 mai 2009

"... It's hard for me to narrow any of my answers down, when I sit and think of my favorites ect, I can come up with thousands of answers. ... Anyway i tried to reign myself in a bit! ..."

Little Annie is a multi-media artist, she currently lives in New York City.

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:: the questionnaire is based on the original "questionnaire of Marcel Proust", created by Antoinette Faure around 1890.