honesty, loyalty, compassion & patience
Favourite qualities in a man:
selflessness, strength, dignity & sense of humour
Favourite qualities in a woman:
kindness & authenticity
reading, travelling & spending time with my loved ones
Idea of happiness:
laid-back dinners with friends or exploring the world with my family
Your idea of misery:
my loved ones being sick
If not yourself, who would you be?
I like who I am, because I am a work in progress
Where would you like to live?
In Paris for a year
Too many to name
Sergei Chepik, James Nares, Sam Toft, Amedeo Modigliani, Evgenya Gapchinsakya
Favourite heroes in real life?
My late father & Brompton Hospital PICU team
Favourite heroines in fiction?
Thais of Athens
Full-bodied red wine or Russian vodka with fresh cranberry juice & lime
What characters in history do you most dislike?
What is your present state of mind?
Excited, but apprehensive
For what fault have you most toleration?
Your favourite motto:
Treat other people the way you want to be treated
How would you like to die?
Peacefully in old age, before I become a burden to my family