Interview/ Xu Wenhong, Dy secretary general, Chinese academy of social sciences
I have done a bit of shadow batting. I have copped a few messages [from hotel-room neighbours] saying stop tapping the bat down.
At 63, what gets me out of bed is the opportunity to invent and reinvent myself. I am so fortunate that I get to live out my dream every day. I wake up every morning feeling grateful for that and my family.
Dilip Ghosh is a dangerous virus…. I am asking him to come to Trinamool Congress and work with our booth workers, who will accept him. But since he is a dangerous virus, he will have to be sanitised first with cow dung.
We are all talking about sustainability today but still throwing away our masks at the airport or our plastic containers, so where is sustainability there? It is a pipe dream and if you achieve it, great, but if you can’t, then you will have to find ways to be sustainable on a smaller scale.
I am pretty camera-shy. I believe in never say never. But I am fairly certain that I won’t turn to acting. Tennis is my passion, and my career. I want to play Olympics next year.