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Interests Architecture, swimming, Clarks shoes, autumn, ancient history, German, exploring London, trees, natural history documentaries, Halo death-matches, street markets, museums/galleries, the pub, record collecting, driving, doing the crossword, Mexican food, Star Trek, parks, Christmas, the seaside, test cricket, bratwurst, kite flying, Denby pottery, lighthouses.
Favorite Movies The Good the Bad and the Ugly, Kind Hearts and Coronets, Jackie Brown, Scaramouche, Play it Again Sam, North by Northwest, Withnail & I, Goodbye Mr Chips, Groundhog Day, Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Big Sleep, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, The Bourne Identity, Time Bandits, The Apartment, The Manchurian Candidate, Dig!, The Yellow Submarine, Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner, Fargo, Five Easy Pieces, Le Samourai, Mr Forbush and the Penguins, Ice Cold in Alex, Warlords of Atlantis, Grease, Guns for San Sebastian, The Ballad of Cat Ballou, Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, The Big Lebowski, Ed Wood, Alfie, Pulp Fiction, Planet of the Apes, A Clockwork Orange, The Cement Garden, Casablanca, A Charlie Brown Christmas, The Four Feathers, Badlands, The Graduate, Annie Hall, The Prisoner of Zenda, The Incredibles, Napoleon Dynamite, Mean Streets, Rear Window, Trading Places, Bad Day at Black Rock, High Plains Drifter, The Last Picture Show, The World According To Garp, Kung Fu Panda.
Favorite Music Beck, The Byrds, The Pixies, Buffalo Springfield, Stereolab, Jonathan Richman, Air, Spacemen 3, The Pastels, Bob Dylan, Holly Golightly, Pink Floyd, The White Stripes, Belle and Sebastian, The Rolling Stones, The Gentle Waves/Isobel Campbell, The Beatles, Make Up, Dan Sartain, The Zombies, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Fall, 13th Floor Elevators, Simon and Garfunkel, Leonard Cohen, The Stooges, The Velvet Underground, Weird War, JJ Cale, Little Richard, The Kinks, The Left Banke.
Favorite Books Diary of a Nobody, The Day of the Triffids, Robinson Crusoe, The Guardians of Time, Owning Up, The Complete Sherlock Holmes, Persepolis, Behold The Man, Gormenghast, The Twits, The Sword Of Pleasure, Head On/Repossessed, A Wizard Of Earthsea, My Magpie Eyes Are Hungry For The Prize, The Sixteen Satires, Cannibals And Kings, 40 Days In The Desert, The Condition Of Muzak.