Some days I think, 'Christ, is this what my life and all my fond, childish hopes have been reduced to?' But most of the time I am deeply satisfied and happy with how lucky I've been in many ways. I am especially happy about having a house. I have not quite given up notions of a modest modicum of fame, if not fortune, through my writing.
2. Wireless internet.
3. My garden - it's one long, continuous poem.
5. Earl Grey tea.
6. Obviously - friends and family, though I can be quite self-sufficient.