Samstag, Juli 23, 2016

... in five minutes - Richard Kurti

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.
Your idol?
Stanley Kubrick
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?
Movie soundtracks.
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?
City: London
Country: Norway, in the mountains, in the middle of winter.
Besides writing, what else would be your dream job?
Film director.
With whom would you like to go for dinner once (living or deceased / real or fictitious person)?
Steven Spielberg.
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: