Rick Koobs

About me

Gender Male
Industry Communications or Media
Occupation Artist, writer, Web publisher
Location Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom
Introduction I'm an ex-pat from the American South (Virginia and North Carolina), happily relocated to Norfolk in the United Kingdom since Jan 2010. I reside in East Anglia in the fine old city of Norwich with its grand Norman castle, ancient cathedral, and quite extensive history.
Interests social justice, sustainable living, permaculture, Transition Town movement, art, film, history, First World War, aircraft modeling, music
Favorite Movies Sophie Scholl - Die letzten Tage, Die Weisse Rose, Joyeux Noel, A Hard Days Night, Yellow Submarine, Snow Falling on Cedars, To Kill a Mockingbird, The Dead, Immortal Beloved, Copying Beethoven, Moby Dick, Pandora's Box, The Road Home, Raise the Red Lantern, Spring Summer Winter Autumn... and Spring, Seven Years in Tibet, House of Flying Daggers, Hero, The Haunting, The Others, Pi, Memento, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, A Bronx Tale, Dead Poets Society, American Beauty, The Ice Storm, Mars Attacks!, Fahrenheit 9-11, O Brother Where Art Thou, Seraphim Falls, The Greatest Game Ever Played, The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill and Came Down a Mountain, Local Hero, Body Heat, The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean, A Mighty Wind, Fritz the Cat, The US vs John Lennon, Concert for George, V for Vendetta, The Girl With the Pearl Earring, Dear Theo, Casino Royale, Layer Cake, The Trench, Children of Men, The Last King of Scotland, Der Untergang (Downfall), The Lives of Others, The Insider, The Talented Mr. Ripley, Ripley's Game, Noëlle, Christmas Story, Midnight Clear, That Thing You Do, The Orphanage
Favorite Music Rolling Stones, Beatles, Byrds, Gram Parsons, The Charlatans (US), Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, Moby Grape, Kaleidoscope (1960's), Steppenwolf, Kasey Chambers, Kate Bush, Janis Joplin, Hank Dogs, The Like, way many others, the blues, folk, rock 'n' roll, classical (Beethoven rules!), Chinese traditional music
Favorite Books Tao Te Ching, I Ching, The Bible, Bhagavad Gita, Siddhartha, Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, Dhammapada, The Cloud of Unknowing, The Imitation of Christ, A Christmas Carol, To Kill a Mockingbird, Moby Dick, Johnny Got His Gun, All Quiet on the Western Front, The Subversion of Christianity, Lectures on Ancient Philosophy, The Kybalion, Autobiography of a Yogi, Obamanomics: How Bottom-Up Ecomic Prosperity Will Replace Trickle-Down Economics