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Life and loves

June 2, 2014

Career high: Giving the keynote speech at the first European Storytelling Conference Lausanne, 2010

Career low: Mopping up vomit between theatre seats after late- night comedy

Favourite meal: Cauliflower cheese with white fish, home grown broad beans and dry white wine

Favourite holiday location: Donegal

Favourite movie: Fanny and Alexander

Favourite music: Beethoven's Violin Concerto

The last book you read: John Buchan's introduction to Walter Scott

Best personality trait: Shutting up sometimes

Worst personality trait: Not shutting up sometimes

Best advice ever received: You can achieve anything in life if you're prepared to give someone else the credit

Biggest influence on you: Hamish Henderson, pictured

Perfect dinner guests: Robert Burns and Jean Armour, Mary Slessor, Abraham Lincoln, DH and Frieda Lawrence, Virginia and Leonard Woolf, Desmond Tutu, Scherazade

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Source: Herald, The (Scotland)

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