The letter A
Are you available?: I’m available in that I’m not in a relationship, but I actually prefer that anyway, so, no.
What is your age?: Older than many, younger than some.
What annoys you?: Arrogance, rudeness and bad grammar.
The letter B
Do you live in a big house?: Yes, it is quite big. Personally I would prefer something much smaller with just me in it, but I can’t afford that.
When is your birthday?: 29 January.
Who is your best friend?: I don’t really have one, there are lots of people who are very important to me. If I had to choose, it would be my dear friend Julia.
The letter C
What's your favourite candy?: I’m not sure what ‘candy’ is, but I think the answer is chocolate
Who's your crush?: There are a few people I know who I worship from afar..
When was the last time you cried?: Last Sunday evening, though that was from laughing more than I’ve done for years..
The letter D
Do you daydream?: A lot, it’s great.
What's your favourite kind of dog?: I’m not really a dog person but it has to be a Border Collie.
What day of the week is it?: Friday and I’m finishing early.
The letter E
How do you like your eggs?: As far away as possible. I can’t stand eggs.
Have you ever been in the emergency room?: Only when I’ve taken someone else there.
What's the easiest thing ever to do?: Make up million selling songs in my head that I can never remember afterwards.
The letter F
Have you ever flown in a plane?: Many, many times.
Do you use fly swatters?: Not personally, I prefer to release them if possible.
Have you ever used a foghorn?: No?
The letter G
Do you chew gum?: I can’t stand it. It looks awful and people are so bad at throwing it away properly. Should be banned!
Are you a giver or a taker?: I think that, on balance, I’m a giver and I’m delighted to be like that. I get more pleasure from giving things, and feel quite uncomfortable when it comes to receiving them.
Do you like gummy candies?: They have gelatine in them, so definitely no.
The letter H
How are you?: I’m fine, though the health fascists seem to believe otherwise.
What colour is your hair?: Brown now, mostly. I was really fair as a child and it’s got steadily darker since
The letter I
What's your favourite ice cream?: I don’t like ice cream, though you can’t beat a good sorbet.
Have you ever ice skated?: No and I don’t expect I ever will.
Do you play an instrument?: I can pick out a tune on some things but I’m really good at playing the triangle.
The letter J
What's your favourite jelly bean brand?: Yuck.
Do you wear jewellery?: Only my pounamu koru pendant from Hokitika.
The letter K
Who do you want to kill?: I don’t have thoughts like that.
Do you want kids?: No, it’s not really the kind of thing I want in life, though I have been told by a lot of people that I would make a great father. I choose not to believe them!
Where did you go for kindergarten?: I didn’t, but I started school when I was four.
The letter L
Are you laid-back?: I think so. I work on the premise that, if I can’t change it, why worry about it? It doesn’t do any good at all and doesn’t change anything. Being laid-back makes much more sense.
Do you lie?: No. I’ve always thought that liars always get caught out in the end. Honesty is always the best policy.
The letter M
What’s your favourite movie?: The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Whale Rider, In My Father’s Den, Goodbye Lenin, The Dish.
Do you still watch Disney movies?: Occasionally, but on the whole I find them too sickly.
Do you like mangos?: Oh yes!
The letter N
Do you have a nickname?: I was called ‘Croz’ at school, but only one or two people call me that now and I certainly wouldn’t welcome it from someone I hadn’t given express permission to use it.
What is your real name?: Paul
What’s your favourite number?: I really don’t know, hang on though, 0064.
Do you prefer night over day?: I like sleeping but I think I prefer the daytime.
The letter O
What's your one wish?: To be in New Zealand.
Are you an only child?: No, I have a total dickhead of an older brother who stands for just about everything I despise in the world.
The letter P
What's one fear are you most paranoid about?: Rejection haunts my every move.
What's a personality trait you look for in people?: Kindness, tolerance, respect, humour.
The letter Q
What's your favourite quote?: They think I'm going to be a schoolteacher but I'm going to be a poet. - Janet Frame
Are you quick to judge people?: I try not to judge. And I hope that others won’t judge me.
The letter R
Do you think you're always right?: No, but I like to get my facts right.
Are you one to cry?: Sometimes.
The letter S
Do you prefer sun or rain?: Sun, though walking in the rain can be fun too.
Do you like snow?: I don’t get to see snow very often, but it does give the world an ethereal feel when it’s freshly fallen.
What's your favourite season?: Spring.
The letter T
What time is it?: About 11 am
What time did you wake up?: At about 5 am
When was the last time you slept in a tent?: July 2005 in Switzerland.
The letter U
Are you wearing underwear?: Hmmm, yes.
Underwear or boxers?: Underwear.
The letter V
What's the worst veggie?: I really don’t like runner beans, or most cabbage.
Where do you want to go on vacation?: In no particular order and in an ideal world, the places that I want to go to that I haven’t been to already are, Russia, Canada, Antarctica, Scandinavia, Finland, Iceland, Samoa, Fiji, Cook Islands, the list goes on.
The letter W
What's your worst habit?: Smoking, I suppose, but I am very considerate of others.
Where do you live?: In Somerset in the south-west of the UK.
What's your worst fear?: Rejection.
The letter X
Have you ever had an x-ray?: I don’t think so.
Have you seen the x-games?: No idea?
Do you own a xylophone?: No, but I’ve tried to play one.
The letter Y
Do you like the colour yellow?: Yellow’s okay.
What's one thing you yearn for?: To be back in New Zealand.
The letter Z
What’s your zodiac sign?: Aquarius
Do you believe in the zodiac?: Not really, but maybe it's not so bad when it comes close to the truth.
Favourite zoo animal?: I don’t like zoos and I don’t like to see animals caged or penned; there is no need for it in these, apparently, enlightened times.