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Wednesday, 3 January 2018


This year, I would like to try something different on my blog.
The Pivot Questionnaire comprises 10 questions. I have seen it used on the television show Inside The Actor's Studio, presented by James Lipton.  Apparently Proust was the original inspiration

The modern questions originated on a French TV show called Bouillon de Culture, hosted by Bernard Pivot.

As the Old Year reaches its end and a New Year prepares to dawn, the questions are worthy of reflection, I think. Every time I do this exercise, my answers are almost always different!

Here are my answers. Let me know yours, if you would like to share. Use the comments box below.

Happy New Year one and all

I have expanded the questions to 12.

  1. What is your favourite word? - Nonchalant
  2. What is your least favourite word? - Atrocity
  3. What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally? - Memories
  4. What turns you off? - Hatred
  5. What is your favourite song? Baker Street
  6. What is your favourite film? The Searchers
  7. What is your favourite curse word? - Shit
  8. What sound or noise do you love? - Acoustic guitar played perfectly
  9. What sound or noise do you hate? - The news
  10. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? - Radio broadcaster
  11. What profession would you not like to do? - Surgeon
  12. If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates? - Do you want the good news or the bad news?
Here's what I would like to do. I would like a couple of sentences about you and anything you would like to promote/draw attention to, links or whatever, the answers to the questions and your permission to share them on my blog to various online sites.

Please cut and paste answers in the comments below or directly by email to

Declining the invitation is not the end of our friendship......



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