8 Questions with Avni Doshi

Avni Doshi is the author of Burnt Sugarhttps://www.avnidoshi.com/


Which talent would you most like to have?

I’ve always wanted to draw and paint well.


What is your most treasured possession?

I have some beautiful gifts from friends that are precious to me. Ethiopian crosses. A handmade ceramic plate from Japan.


What is your idea of perfect happiness?

Hiking in Bhutan was surreal and beautiful. Spending time in nature makes me happy.


What is your motto?

Boundaries are our friends.


How would you like to die?

In my sleep, painlessly, after living a full life.


If you were to die and come back as a person or thing, what would it be?

As a child, I always wanted to fly, so I suppose some kind of bird.


What do you consider the most overrated virtue?

Productivity is overrated. It can make you feel like you’re in a hamster wheel.


What is your current state of mind?

Frustrated and happy at the same time - I have a newborn!