In The Green Room: Scott Major

Scott Major (aka Lucas Fitzgerald) answers our green-room challenge, offering insight into his life, loves and greatest achievements.

In The Green Room: Scott Major

What is your idea of perfect happiness?
I actually don’t think there is such a thing as perfect happiness, for a start; however, to come close to it, you have to honest and true to yourself, and then your have no burden on your shoulders.

What is your greatest fear?
To find myself on my couch in ugg boots. I hate them.

Which historical figure to you most identify with?
I would like to identify more with Gandhi, but I know that’s a stretch! He was comfortable to contradict himself as he got older and learnt more. I admire that quality.

Which living person do you most admire?
Friends of mine who have raised two kids with next to no money and battled mental illness who have come out happy, wonderful people.

What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?
I am an interrupter and always moving ahead of the conversation instead of being in it.

What is the trait you most deplore in others?
People who don’t listen to others or let them finish... What I said about myself before.

What is your greatest extravagance?

What advice would you give Lucas?
Be more patient, mate.

What is your favourite journey?
The journey of life

On what occasion do you lie?
Without a lie, I can say I never lie.

What do you dislike most about your appearance?
A smaller nose would be nice.

Which living person do you most despise?
A columnist called Andrew Bolt

Which words or phrases do you most overuse?

What is your greatest regret?
Treating an ex-girlfriend badly.

When and where were you happiest?
Now. I’m at a point in my life where I am happy to be me, accept my flaws and positives, and have an awesome family - there’s that word - and wonderful friends.

What is your current state of mind?
Blissfully naïve

If you could change one thing about your family, what would it be?
I wish I had my dad back.

What do you consider your greatest achievement?
To make it to 36

What is your most treasured possession?
My memories

What is your most marked characteristic?

What do you most value in your friends?
Honesty and loyalty

What are your favourite names?
Charlie for a girl and Nick for a guy

What is that you most dislike?

If you come back as someone or something, what would it be?
An eagle

What is something that people would never guess about you?
I’m allergic to chocolate, red wine and coca cola.

What is your motto?
The jingle of Monty Python sums it up: ‘Always look on the bright side of life.’