Alternative Miss World
A scene from the Alternative Miss World pageant, one of Andrew Logan´s most provocative creations. Mary Turner/Getty Images

Everyday would be what?

A day of joy.

As ruler, what would you keep and what would you change?

I'd get rid of officials, religion, governments and warmongers - and keep peacemakers and creators.

Which public official(s) would you sack - and who would you hire?

I'd sack the lot and hire nobody.

What makes you tick?

My love of life and creating beautiful things to bring joy and happiness to the world.

What are you best at?

Creating things from glass.

´I'd get rid of officials, religion, governments and warmongers - and keep peacemakers and creators.´

What or who is the greatest love of your life?

My partner, Michael.

What embarrasses you?

Missing a flight.

What is your greatest achievement?

To be able to get up every day and create.

What's your greatest extravagance?


What is your biggest fear?

Monkeys in Vrindavan, India.

What makes you depressed?

Violence and greed.

What's your favourite gadget or app?

An Australian potato peeler.

What tops your 20 most played iTunes tracks?

Ship of Fools sung by Bishi.

With which historical figure do you identify most and why?

Tutankhamen – we both love the sun.

What is the government getting right - and what is it getting wrong?

David Cameron
David Cameron doesn´t know the difference between right and wrong, says Andrew Logan. Getty

Right or wrong seems to be the same!

What's your favourite pastime or hobby?


What do you consider to be the most overrated virtue?

I didn't know there was one!

What are your favourite smells?

The Mexican flowering plant Tuberose and the sea.

What single thing would improve the quality of your life?

If humanity was kinder to one another.

What was your best holiday?

There have been so many. As a child, Abersoch in Wales, as a teenager, Turkey, and India as an adult.

Where do you want to travel to next?

To complete seeing the Seven Wonders of the World.

Andrew Logan is a jewellery-maker, sculptor, painter and performance artist. His latest creation is a 45-foot installation for the new airport in Mumbai. Andrew is also the founder and host of the occasional Alternative Miss World extravaganzas.

Tim Wapshott is a journalist who has written for the Guardian and Independent. He is supplying a regular series of 'If I ruled the world' columns for IBTimes UK.