21 Questions: Bob Willis

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?
My nose

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?
Mr Soprano

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?
Ben Whishaw

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

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