The straight-talkin’ Dylan-obsessive comes in off his long run.
Describe yourself in one word.
What words or phrases do you most overuse?
What is your most marked characteristic?
If you could edit your past, what would you change?
I’d have worked harder at school
What’s your idea of happiness?
Listening to Bob Dylan, Blood on the Tracks
Which living person do you most admire and why?
Bob Dylan again, best songwriter of all time
What’s been your biggest disappointment?
Not writing a novel
What’s the most important lesson life has taught you?
What is the trait you most dislike in others?
If you were an animal, what would you be and why?
Golden Labrador – even more dopey than me
What becomes of the broken-hearted?
They find another love
Who is your favourite fictional hero?
In which era would you most like to have lived?
The current era
What’s your favourite joke?
I’ve got a very bad one for you. Two cannibals are eating a comedian. One looks at the other and says, ‘Does this taste funny to you?’
Who would you like to play you in a film of your life?
If you could be one other cricketer for a day, who would you be and why?
Vivian Richards – simply the best
What if God was one of us?
I hope he’d get his round in
What song would you have playing when you walk out to bat?
Bob Dylan – It’s All Good
Sky Sports is showing every ball of this Ashes summer live