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About me

Location Trinidad & Tobago
Introduction I tend towards being reserved. Too observant for my own good. I trust my instinct and not much else. Well, sometimes.
Interests Observing, Trinidadianism, Tobagoism, seeking, learning, making things, art and sundry.
Favorite Movies Lars and the Real Girl, The Eternal Sunshine of a Spotless Mind, The curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Secret Life of Bees, Art School Confidential, Les Triplettes de Bellville, Cousines, Kisses, The Science of Sleep
Favorite Music Soul, Neo-soul, Indie, Progressive and things of that sort...Bjork, Nina Simone, Minus the Bear, Broken Social Scene, Death Cab for Cutie, Tracy Chapman, Badu, Gnarls Barkley, TV on the Radio, M.I.A, David Rudder, Ting Tings, 3 Canal, 12 the Band, Theophilus London, Al Green, Fela Kuti
Favorite Books The Catcher in the Rye - J.D. Salinger, The Bluest Eye - Toni Morrison, I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings - Maya Angelou, To Kill A Mocking Bird - Harper Lee, The Prophet - Khalil Gibran, Torn Skirt - Rebecca Godfrey, The Mimic Men - V.S. Naipaul, Things Fall Apart - Chinua Achebe, The Poetry of Derek Walcott, The Poetry of Kamau Brathwaite, The Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man - James Joyce, Othello - William Shakespeare, Macbeth - William Shakespeare, Clear Light of Day - Anita Desai, A Whole New Mind: Why Right- Brainers Will Rule the Future -- Dan Pink, The Zahir -- Paulo Coehlo, Love in the Time of Cholera -- Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Memories of my Melancholy Whores -- Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Anowa - Ama Ata Aidoo, The Trials of Brother Jero - Wole Soyinka, Jero's Metamorphosis - Wole Soyinka, Agatha Christie, Littlejohn - Howard Owen, The Old Man and the Sea - Ernest Hemingway, The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born - Ayi Kwei Armah, La Dentelliere - Pascal Laine, Lysistrata - Aristophanes, The Poetry of Dr. Zhivago - Boris Pasternak, Just So Stories - Rudyard Kipling, Poetry of Lorna Goodison, Jean Binta Breeze, Annie John - Jamaica Kincaid, Waterbabies - Charles Kingsley, The Kite Runner - Khalid Hosseini, Saraswattee - Kit Puran Singh, Animal Farm - George Orwell, To the lighthouse - Virginia Woolf, Sylvia Plath, July's People- Nadine Gordimer, Madame Bovary - Gustav Flaubert, Songs of Innocence and Experience - William Blake, Of mice and Men - John Steinbeck Breath, Eyes, Memory - Edwidge Danticat, Say You're One Of Them - Uwem Akpan, The Famished Road - Ben Okri

Why does the taste of pennies remind you of losing a tooth?

It's the bloody, metallic taste...seriously. Not that I'm in the habit of sucking copper coins.