bio/interview taken from 'Kill Uncle' tourbook (1991)
What is your idea of perfect happiness?
|What do you most
dislike about your appearance?
Who are your favorite writers?
Radclyffe Hall, Emily Brontë, George Eliot, Oscar Wilde.
What are you reading at the moment?
Thomas Wright's Universal Pronouncing Dictionary and General Expositor of the English Language, Vol IV, N to Q (1852-55)
Who is your favorite painter?
Who are your favourite musicians?
Jacqueline du Pré, the New York Dolls.
What is your favourite building?
The Middlesex Hospital.
What is your favourite journey?
From consciousness to unconsciousness.
What or who is the greatest love of your life?
Next door's cat.
Which living person do you most despise?
What do you consider the most overrated virtue?
On what occasions do you lie?
When completely unnecessary.
What makes you most depressed?
The Americanisation of England.
What is your greatest regret?
Not being born in 1942.
When and where were you happiest?
21 May 1959.
What single thing would improve the quality of your life?
A driving licence.
Which talent would you most like to have?
What would your motto be?
'There isn't necessarily always tomorrow.'
How would you like to die?
With Jean Shrimpton.
How would you like to be remembered?
As Manchester's answer to the H-Bomb.