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About me

Industry Education
Occupation Retired
Location Paddington, Sydney, Australia
Interests Family, Family History, Sydney, Paris, growing old, writing, reading, cinema, music, photography, history, travel, art, architecture, built environment, family history, taphophilia, people in history
Favorite Movies Indi films. foreign language films, documentaries. I like films about people and their relationships. Romantic comedies leave me cold.
Favorite Music Classical (Bach, Brahms, Rachmaniov, Mozart), Voice (Bartoli, Von Otto), jazz, 40s Swing, 50s Crooning
Favorite Books The Secret Riiver (Grenville), To the Lighthouse (Woolf), Moveable Feast (Hemingway), Spare Room (Garner), Other Side of You (Vickers), Cathedral (s/s by Raymond Carver), Making Babies (Ann Enright), The Flaneur (Edmund White), On the Black Hill (Bruce Chatwin). I rarely read an action novel. I like my stories to be about people, their character or lack of it.