One of Hong Kong's longest serving politcians, Tu was formerly an adviser to China on Hong Kong affairs, an elected Legislative Councillor and member of the Urban Council. Now sitting on the Provisional Legislature, she holds a number of honorary doctorates and the Grand Bauhinia Medal. Book:It's difficult to choose from so many books I have read. But those that have most influenced my thinking, life and philosophy are the Bible, Shakespeare and any other scriptures. Magazine: I seldom read magazines, but prefer serious, well-documented books. Film: Undoubtedly the Sound of Music with Julie Andrews. I love the music and the singer, the gifted children, the pure romance and the pathos of the times, though the latter makes me weep. CD: The waltzes of Strauss. They make my feet want to dance in time with the music, and they remind me of my honeymoon in Vienna in 1985. Car: I have no interest in cars, although I enjoy the ride provided I'm the passenger. Place in Hong Kong to take a guest: I always ask the guest what they want to see - which is often Stanley Market if it's a woman. My choice would be a quiet, restful cruise around the harbour in a junk. Method of keeping fit: Walk fast, work hard, eat little, avoid strong drink, don't even start smoking when young. And don't take medicines unless absolutely necessary. Way to spend a Sunday: In the morning I catch up with the backlog of the week's work, then in the afternoon I have a short snooze when possible. Then I go out for a quiet dinner in a hotel with my husband, and maybe a little shopping after that. Holiday destination: Holidays live only in dreams as I never have time for them. My original ambition to retire and travel everywhere never materialised and is never likely to do so. Scent: I like lavender, but as my husband is allergic to scent I never use it. Cosmetic/beauty product: I am not interested in make-up. All the cosmetics in the world would never make me beautiful, so why bother? Accessory: Chains or necklaces given to me by my husband, and a pearl brooch I inherited from my elder sister. It was her favourite so it reminds me of her. Hairdresser: Stylist number four at Winner Saloon in Kwun Tong. Meal: Peking duck for a Chinese meal, and roast beef and Yorkshire pudding for an English meal - with bread pudding for dessert whenever possible. Restaurant: I don't have a favourite restaurant. I like to go where the portions are small - I'm not a large eater - and the food inexpensive. Alcoholic drink: I detest the stuff, but quite like ginger wine or peppermint tea. Shop: Chinese Arts and Crafts anywhere in Hong Kong. I also like shopping among hawkers because they treat me like a friend. Artist: I don't like modern art, but that probably portrays my ignorance of its symbolism. I prefer people and things that look real and recognisable. Designer: No one in particular. Person: My husband, of course.