What one word would describe you?
Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
I love it when a plan comes together!
What do you consider the most overrated virtue?
How are virtues overrated? They are hardly ever found these days, but not overrated.
Given the choice of anyone in the world, whom would you want as a dinner guest?
Would you like to be famous? In what way?
At what price? Never walk in through that door without knowing where the exits are.
What would constitute a “perfect” day for you?
Chilling with family, bottles of Highland chocolate milk and classic movies
For what in your life do you feel most grateful?
Being born as the child of M.H.M. Ashraff and Ferial Ashraff, meeting my wife Zahara, and being blessed with my daughter Sophia
If you could wake up tomorrow having gained any one quality or ability, what would it be?
The ability to do magic
Is there something that you’ve dreamed of doing for a long time? Why haven’t you done it?
Write a novel. Hardly ever seem to have the time.
What is your most treasured memory?
Holding my daughter in my arms for the first time
What do you dislike most about your appearance?
Dear Lord, where do I begin…
What is your most marked characteristic?
My bald head? Haha… Haven’t the foggiest. Best answered by others, methinks
What is your natural talent?
Drawing, writing, singing, acting
Choose a movie title for the story of your life.
What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?
If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
When I give 100% into a relationship, personal or professional, and receive less in return. I need to accept that it’s not personal and that not everyone’s cut from the same cloth.
Who are your favourite writers?
Bram Stoker, Dalton Trumbo, Susanna Clarke, J.M. DeMatteis, Geoff Johns
What is your motto?
Do it with passion or not at all
Would you rather have less work or more work you actually enjoy doing?
When your work is your passion, you’re never really working.
What inspires you?
Compassion, simplicity, imagination, knowledge
When was the last time you tried something new, and what was it?
I attempted to ride a Hoverboard last year. The resulting hard landing on a cement floor won’t be forgotten
Who is your favourite hero of fiction?
What do you most value in your friends?
Loyalty – being there when it matters most.