I spent my childhood in Paris.
I was brought up in Paris.
I graduated from...
My major is...
A: I don't know much about you. Where were you born?
B: I was born in London, but I spent most of my childhood in Hong Kong.
A: What was your childhood like?
B: I had a pretty strict upbringing, and my parents and I were always fighting about it.
A: Do you get along with your parents now?
B: Oh sure. Once they reached middle age, they became a lot less uptight.
A: Where did you go to university?
B: My parents wanted me to stay in Hong Kong, but I decided to go back to England. I graduated from Oxford university with a degree in English literature.
A: What is your current occupation?
B: I'm a freelance writer. I write magazine articles and fiction books.
A: Did you always know that you wanted to be a writer?
B: No, I didn't. I was an English teacher for about five years. But by the time I was 30, I decided I wanted a fresh challenge.
A: How did you start writing?
B: I started writing magazine articles for fun and eventually was asked to write a book, so I was pretty lucky.
A: Are you writing a book now?
B: Yes, it's about a group of friends living in a foreign country and all the strange experiences they have.
A: Sounds interesting.