The Experience Will Stay With You;

This is the blog of a recovering anonymous alcoholic. There's also some Marxism creeping in now and then. Feel free to post comments, but if you know me, keep them anonymous. Thanks.

Wednesday, August 16, 2006


A few days ago I ended a post on my depression with an excerpt from Karl Marx's "Confessions". This was a Victorian parlour game. Here are my answers.

Your favourite virtue: honesty

Your favourite virtue in man: magnaminity

Your favourite virtue in woman: resolve

Your chief characteristic: fear

Your idea of happiness: walking uphill in the sunshine

Your idea of misery: lack of purpose

The vice you excuse most: jealousy

The vice you detest most: misrepresentation, dissimulation

Your aversion: television

Favourite occupation: walking

Favourite poet: Ivor Cutler

Favourite prose-writer: Raymond Carver, Jeanette Winterson

Favourite hero: Leon Trotsky

Favourite heroine: Thelma & Louise

Favourite flower: black rose

Favourite colour: pink

Favourite name: Sammy Hilbert-Spaess

Favourite dish: chenna chatni

Favourite maxim: Everything flows

Favourite motto: Only connect


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