LAURA, 34, lives in Withington, Manchester. She is engaged to Alex, a photographer.
Laura is a journalist on the Manchester Chronicle.
What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Everyone I love being safe and happy.
What is your greatest fear?
That I’ll let people down.
What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?
Trying to please everyone.
What is the trait you most deplore in others?
What objects do you always carry with you?
Notepad, Dictaphone, phone, Kindle, hairbrush, Eiffel Tower keyring that
Alex bought me when we got engaged.
What is your most unappealing habit?
Crying. I go all blotchy and pink.
What is your favourite smell?
Fresh coffee, or Alex’s cashmere jumper.
What or who is the greatest love of your life?
Alex. And my friends.
When and where were you happiest?
At the Crepe Suzette Christmas party last year. We laughed all night, at
absolutely nothing- and I hadn’t even drunk that much.
What single thing would improve the quality of your life?
Being able to split into two people to get everything done.
What would your motto be?
“I’ll be there for you.”
What keeps you awake at night?
Difficult decisions and anxiety about my Mum, who isn’t very well.
How would you like to be remembered?
As a loyal friend and loving daughter and wife.