Place of your birth?
Harlow, UK (but planning to change nationality post-Brexit. Anyone want to adopt me?)
Are you a morning person or a late riser?
Morning – up at 06.00 every day.
Favourite TV Series / or film?
TV: Breaking Bad. (Such an amazing 60 hours!)
Film: The Dark Knight and Amadeus.
When did you start writing?
While studying Philosophy and English at University.
Food / drink you like most?
Toast and Marmite, followed by chocolate and coffee.
Who or what inspires you?
The endless struggle of trying to make sense of a puzzling world.
Is there something that you would like to learn?
How to make a beautiful mechanical clock.
Your favourite place?
Sitting in a pavement café in any of the great European cities.
What is your favourite genre in music?
Is your desk tidy or reigns there a chaos?
Really, really tidy!
Do you have pets?
Do you have a vice / guilty pleasure ?
Favourite town or favourite country?
Country: Norway, in the mountains, in the middle of winter.
Besides writing, what else would be your dream job?
With whom would you like to go for dinner once (living or deceased / real or fictitious person)?
What is your zodiac sign?
Do you have a favourite word?
‘Yes’. It’s the word that opens all possibilities.
Your favourite colour?
Which book are you reading at the moment?
The Path by Michael Puett & Christine Gross-Loh
What three things would you take to a desert island?
The complete works of Shakespeare.
A Gaggia coffee machine (fully plumbed in).
An iPod loaded with all my favourite music.
The following book by Richard Kurti is available in German: