Q & A with Sandra Dunn

Tell me a little about Light Years
Light Years takes place in my head.

Why did you choose this as the setting?
Because it is where I keep memories.

Where do you like to write?
Somewhere with no distractions.

What is your birthstone?
Pearl.

What is your [astrological] sign?
Gemini.

What do you think was the most significant world event the year you were born?
WW II started.

What is your greatest extravagance?
Books and Art.

What is your favourite journey?
Anywhere I can escape to.

What talent would you most like to have?
Non-procrastinating organized writer.

If you could come back as a person or thing, what do you think it would be?
A gardener whose green thumb is not gangrene.

If you could choose what to come back as, what would it be?
One of my daughter’s cats.

If you were to host a private dinner party for writers from the past, who would you invite to your table?
Wordsworth, Donne, Swift, Sands, Eliot, Nash.

If you were to host a private dinner party for your mentors in life other than writers, who would you invite to your table?
I would have to hire a conference hall to invite all the folks who have contributed to my sense of direction in life.

What is your motto?
Age is a number.

Why did the chicken cross the road?
To check out the new burger joint.

Coffee or tea?
Both.

Favourite cuisine?
Open to any and all.

Favourite comfort food?
Anything chocolate.

Least favourite colour?
Puce.

If you could patent one device what would it be?
A tire that puts air in itself.

List five cities or towns in Canada that are on your list to visit one day.
Vancouver, Victoria, Banff, Yarmouth, Quebec City.