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Suné Payne answers 20 Questions

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This week it’s journalist Suné Payne’s turn to answer our questions.

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A short story actually, Leila Abouleila’s The Museum.

Since I just came back from Plett, beach always.

Actually giving a platform to people who usually don’t get a chance to have their voices heard. And landing my dream job this year [ working on a full-time basis at Maverick]

2001’s Rent. Beautiful, heartbreaking and fabulous.

A particular MP who keeps speaking as if he makes speeches like Michelle Obama’s husband.

People who have no respect for other people’s time.

I have some really good eye-rolls.

We should watch it [ about the Green Book trailer]

Social workers- we need much more of these heroes in the country.

Dolores Umbridge from Harry Potter. That woman and her blatant pure-blood elitism.

My mom’s sago pudding and my grand-aunt’s milk tart.

Probably screamed at a politician to get to the point or to shut up.

Actually never had a bad job come to think of it.

People discovering that Twitter isnt news and that they should actually read the full article, instead of spamming with “where’s the evidence”.

My mom always says “remember that nobody thinks the way you do” and I’m grateful about that.

Delicious Pizza and Pasta recipes.

A lifesize model of Carmen Sandiego. Or Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy.

Does telling your school principal he’s a liar in a matric parent meeting count?