Rather late in life I have come across the Proust Questionnaire. Below I have taken a version.
What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Seeing the sun rise and climb on high mountains
Which historical figure do you most identify with?
Which living person do you most admire?
What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?
Complete lack of interest in small talk
What is the trait you most deplore in others?
Lack of intelligence
What is your favourite journey?
Driving down the West side of NZ’s South Island
What do you consider the most overrated virtue?
What do you dislike most about your appearance?
Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
The F word
What is your greatest regret?
Not being braver
What or who is the greatest love of your life?
Most days my wife
When and where were you happiest?
Most days there is a moment
Which talent would you most like to have?
If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
My tolerance level
What do you consider your greatest achievement?
The honey suckles by Beverley Brook
If you could choose what to come back as, what would it be?
What is your most treasured possession?
I don’t have any.
What is your favourite occupation?
What is your most marked characteristic?
Inability to listen.
What is the quality you most like in a man?
A sense of humour.
What is the quality you most like in a woman?
An interest in me.
What do you most value in your friends?
That they get it.
Who are your favorite writers?
Phillip Roth and John Cheever
Who is your favorite hero of fiction?
What is it that you most dislike?
How would you like to die?
What is your motto?
No whingeing on tour.