73 Questions

I just recorded the Taylor Swift episode of Ten Words and I ended with the story of how Joe Sabia created the brilliant series 73 Questions for Vogue. I thought it fitting and proper therefore that I should attempt to answer those 73 questions myself, so for my own amusement (and possibly yours) here they are:


73 Questions with Jeremy Waite

1. What’s your favourite movie? Dead Poets Society

2. Favourite movie in the past five years? La La Land

3. Favorite Hitchcock film? Vertigo

4. A book you plan on reading? Ulysses by James Joyce

5. A book that you read in school that positively shaped you? Garfield

6. Favourite TV show that’s currently on? Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee

7. On a scale of one to ten how excited are you about life right now? 8

8. iPhone or Android? iPhone

9. Twitter or Instagram? Instagram

10. Who should EVERYONE be following right now? Everyone should be making their own path

11. What’s your favourite food? Fajitas

12. Least favourite food? Sprouts

13. What do you love on your pizza? Anchovy’s

14. Favourite drink? Old Fashioned

15. Favourite dessert? New York Cheesecake

16. Dark chocolate or milk chocolate? Milk

17. Coffee or tea? Coffee. (Anything Ethiopian)

18. What’s the hardest part about being a dad? Finding any kind of work/life balance

19. What’s your favourite band? U2

20. Favourite solo artist? Eminem

21. Favourite song? Amazing Grace

22. If you could sing a duet with anyone, who would it be? Frank

23. If you could master one instrument, what would it be? Piano

24. If you had a tattoo, where would it be? Bottom of my leg. Probably something cycling related.

25. To be or not to be? To be. Always.

26. Dogs or cats? Dogs

27. Bird-watching or whale-watching? Whale watching

28. Best gift you’ve ever received? My Brietling watch.

29. Best gift you’ve ever given? Does an engagement ring count as a present?

30. Last gift you gave a friend? What is the Bible by Rob Bell

31. What’s your favourite board game? Risk

32. What’s your favourite country to visit? Sweden

33. What’s the last country you visited? Poland

34. What country do you wish to visit? India

35. What’s your favourite colour? Red (Pantone 200)

36. Least favourite colour? Beige

37. Diamonds or pearls? Diamonds

38. Heels or flats? Heels

39. Pilates or yoga? Yoga

40. Jogging or swimming? Swimming. Unfortunately I can’t jog anymore after a couple of car accidents. That’s why  cycle so much.

41. Best way to de-stress? Cycling

42. If you had one superpower, what would it be? To be invisible

43. What’s the weirdest word in the English language? Lollygag! (To be idle or waste time)

44. What’s your favourite flower? Poppy. I just cycled to Paris for the Poppy Appeal and I’ll never forget riding over the Somme and imagining what it must have been like to see those flowers on the battle fields.

45. When was the last time you cried? Watching Jon Stewart’s final episode of The Daily Show.

46. Do you like your handwriting? Yes.

47. Do you bake? No. But I wish I did. I imagine it is very relaxing.

48. What is your least favourite thing about yourself? Mood swings! I can be like a bouncy Tigger one day but then a cat the next – going quiet and wanting to hide under the sofa.

49. What is your most favourite thing about yourself? My creativity. I love making (digital) things that I think other people will enjoy.

50. Who do you miss most? Family – my grand parents. The cliche (but genuine answer) Steve Jobs.

51. What are you listening to right now? Plastikman

52. Favorite smell? Tom Ford’s Vanille Fatale

53. Who was the last person you talked to on the phone? My son Lewis.

54. Who was the last person you sent a text to? My wife.

55. A sport you wish you could play? Baseball

56. Hair colour? Brown

57. Eye colour? Hazel

58. Scary film or happy endings? Happy endings!

59. Favourite season? Spring

60. Three people alive or dead that you would like to have dinner with? Marilyn Monroe. Robin Williams. Winston Churchill.

61. Hugs or kisses? Kisses

62. Rolling Stones or the Beatles? Beatles

63. Where were you born? Salford, Manchester.

64. What is the farthest you have been from home? Cuba

65. Sweet or savory? Savory

66. Lipstick or lip gloss? Gloss

67. What book have you read again and again? Bible

68. Favourite bedtime story? Any short story by Mark Twain

69. What would be the title of your autobiography? How did THAT happen?

70. Favourite sound? My twins giggling

71. Favourite animal? Giraffe

72. Who is your girl crush? Christina Hendricks (Boy = Tom Ford)

73. Last photograph you took? A photo of my team in Warsaw

Communications Designer @IBM • Climate Reality Leader • Lover of Old Business Books, Clever Technology and the NHS • Based in London, UK.

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