William Gruff

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About me

Gender MALE
Occupation Serial Iconoclast and Square Peg
Location Gravesend, Kent, England, United Kingdom
Introduction English, ageing and angry.
Interests Bird watching (astigmatically), Cooking (imprecisely), Grumbling a lot, Photography, Politics (disenchantedly), Reading (abstractedly), Walking (insufficiently), Watching films on DVDs, Wife (see grumbling above), Writing (unsuccessfully)
Favorite Movies 8 Mile, Amelie, Blade II, Breathless (A bout de souffle), The Commitments, The Cruel Sea, Das Boot, Doctor Strangelove, The Draughtsman's Contract, Fitzcarraldo, Good Fellas, Great Expectations, Harold and Maude, If, Secretary, The Servant, Withnail and I, and too many other films to list
Favorite Music Virginia Astley, Baroque, Bluegrass, Cajun, Delta Blues, The Doors, Doo-Wop, Dub, Early Music, The Groundhogs, Indian Classical, Japanese, Jazz, Jimi Hendrix, The Prodigy, (Music from the) Renaissance, Rockabilly, The Rolling Stones, Eric Satie, Ska Early and in mono), Ralph Vaughan-Williams, The Velvet Underground, Villa-Lobos, World Music
Favorite Books American Notes, Brideshead Revisited, Brighton Rock, A Dance to The Music of Time, Down and Out in Paris and London, Food in England, Great Expectations, The Right of The Line, The Road to Oxiana, Sailing, Sketches by Boz, The Sword of Honour trilogy, A Time of Gifts, What Is History?, With The Marsh Arabs

The squish of mud between your toes; how would you live your life as a frog?

I'd be hopping mad.