Proust Questionnaire

Shakespeare and Company Café created one questionnaire for their customers. I found it really good and I chose this one for present myself in a different way so let’s go !

What is your present state of mind ?

Pretty good.

What is your favorite way to spend your time ? 

Read a good book with a cup of tea and caramels.

If you were an animal, which one would you be ?

I love the idea of being a fox.

What book make you want to live in a different era ? 

Today it’s Broadway Limited, I would love to live in the 50’s in New York.

What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever eaten ?

I think it’s the frog and the snail. But I’m french so it’s not a “crazy” thing, it’s really good !

What is your favorite journey ?

Spending my day in a bookstore and buy all the books I want. Eat in restaurant. Read in a park in a sunny afternoon. Drink a glass with my friends in a terrasse. Go to sleep in my bed after an TV show. This is the definition of happiness to me.

Who is your hero in real life ? Who is your hero in fiction ?

In fiction, I chose Harry Potter. But in real life… I have to think about it. We should all know.

Which words or phrases do you most overuse ? 

Hmm difficult. I asked a friend today and she replied : “Oh c’est bon” / “Oh fine”

What is your idea of perfect happiness ?

Do what you want and when you go to sleep, be able to say that your life is pretty good .

If you could spend the rest of your life with a character from a book, who would it be ? 

So difficult ! Oh god… There so many characters ! Perhaps, Leo Valdez, Bishop Lattimer for the boys I can fall in love with and spend all my life with them. After I would love have for best friend Isabelle Lightwood.

What is your theme song ?

Love. Obviously.

Who are your three favorite writers ?

I can’t answer to these one. Sorry.

Where in the world would you most like to live ? 

Paris. I don’t know if it count because it’s my city. After it would be New York.

On what occasion do you lie ?

When I’m lazy…

If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be ?

I hesitate between Caramels and Donuts…

Which poem makes your spine tingle ? 

«Liberté, j’écris ton nom» by Paul Eluard.

What is your favorite smell ?

The smell of the rose.

If you could ask the leader of your country to read 1 book, what would it be ? 

Interesting. Maybe Night and Crosses by Malorie Blackman (Entre chiens et loups in french).

What is your favorite hiding place ? 

I didn’t found one yet…

What do you consider your greatest achievement ? 


Which book do you have on your nightshade but know you’ll never read ?

Vampire Diaries. I love the TV show but the book : no thank you I tried.

If you could have any superpower, what would you choose ?

Be a time traveler would be so cool ! I would love to met some historical figures *dreaming*

What was your favorite book as child ? 

The books of Meg Cabot and Cornelia Funk and of course Harry Potter. JKR or the queen of my childhood.

Do you have a recurring dream ? If so, what is it ? 

Be happy, healthy, fall in love and work what I want.

What to you is the most beautiful word or words ? 

I’m looking for original words lol.

What’s the worst book you’ve ever read ?

Ouch. I think about One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Aleksander Solzhenitsyn.

Who would play you in the movie of your life ? 

If I could : me. Haha. Or maybe Emeraude Toubia.

What is your motto ? 

Do what you want. But in the best way.

What’s the most romantic experience you’ve ever had ? 

All is romantic when you are in love.

How would you like to die and in what form would you choose to come back ? 

I would like to die along with my future husband. If it’s possible, I choose to come back as … No, I thought and I wouldn’t come back.