15 Questions: With Janet Simpson, president of the Rockland Neighbourhood Association

15 Questions: With Janet Simpson, president of the Rockland Neighbourhood Association

Janet Simpson.

1. It’s Sunday morning, what are you having for breakfast?

Coffee, lots of coffee. Peanut butter and toast.

2. If you didn’t do what you did for a living, what would you be?

A member of Earth First.

3. What’s playing in your music player right now?

Nina Simone.

4. What’s your biggest pet peeve?

People who cut down Garry Oaks.

5. What’s the best thing about living in Victoria?

The small size of it.

6. What’s your favourite movie(s)?

Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?

7. Which person, alive or dead, would you have dinner with?

Margaret Atwood.

8. What’s your favourite vacation destination?

Saturna Island.

9. If you could have one super power, what would it be?

The ability to instill empathy in everyone.

10. What’s the one thing you haven’t done that you’d love to do?

Serve a decent tennis game.

11. If you could see one concert, what would it be?

KD Lang — again.

12. What is your favourite TV show?

I don’t watch TV.

13. What’s your dream car?

Self-propelled, like the one the Flintstones had.

14. What is your favourite place to dine?

Brasserie L’Ecole.

15. What are your words to live by?

The personal is political.

 

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