Country of origin: England
Country of residence: Italy
Q: How does the EU influence your day-to-day life?
A: Very little in direct sense
Q: When you think about the EU, what is the first picture that comes to your mind?
A: A building
Q: End the sentence: “Twenty years from now the EU…
A: … will need to have adapted to be less bureaucratic and more concerned with environmental and social issues in addition to its economic function“
Q: Choose three adjectives for the EU!
A: monsterish, protective, disappointing
Q: Explain the EU to an 8-year-old child (in elementary school) in one sentence.
A: The EU is like a grandfather who wants to help out but doesn’t always know what is going on…
Q: If the EU was an animal, what would it be and why?
A: A giraffe, long and leggy and hungry but not immediately feline and domestic
Q: Is there a dish (in your country) that describes Europe best, and why?
A: Scouse, it is a stew which has ingredients from different countries, is not very appealing to look at and does do some good and if ingredients are selected in a slightly different fashion would do more good