Amber is fortunate to have a wonderful book which records the opinions of her great great grandmother and grandfather and here you can read the fascinating opinions of her great great grandmother.
I decided to have a go at answering the same questions. Some of the questions are quite hard and I would possibly change some answers but this is how I have answered them today -
The noblest aim in life
to live true to one’s convictions
The Greatest wonders of the world
the terracotta warriors, the internet
The characters you most admire in real life
adventurers / mountaineers
Who do you consider the greatest living politician?
What political questions are you chiefly interested in?
what is the best form of government
The greatest artists and musicians
Picasso, Van Gogh, Jim Morrison, Simon & Garfunkel
Your favourite characters in fiction.
The time of year you like best
The authors you admire most
A Brief Definition of love
The scenery you admire most
cliffs and the sea
Your idea of happiness
playing with my son, travelling the world, writing a good poem
Your favourite motto or proverb
The wrongs you would redress
rights of asylum seekers
Reforms you would advocate
lowering the voting age
Your favourite recreation or hobby
reading / writing poetry
The true place of woman in society
whatever they want to be
Your favourite topic of study
Your chief ambition
to live without regrets
The Christian name you like be
if only I knew then we wouldn’t still be arguing over baby names!
Your ideas on the subject of marriage
The cornerstone of society
The qualities you respect most in men and women?
honesty, determination and passion
Your favourite flowers, birds and beasts
tulips, herons, otters