Algernon Misanthrope

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About me

Gender Male
Occupation Provocateur
Location Van Diemens Land, The edge of the world...
Introduction Let me assure you, I'm extremely interesting and fabulously entertaining. It is my want and manner to enjoy life, from high culture to pop-culture, from texts of the ancients to youtube memes. I enjoy Absinthe, loose leaf tea, and good conversation... Not necessarily in that order.
Interests absinthe, education, Waldorf education, high tea, poetry, drunken revels, heremticism, alchemy, Australian paganism, social criticism, The Internet, modes of government, art-house film, world music, all music, Tasmania, Australia, fitness, weights, post-romanticism, Romanticism, Tasmanian gothic, British Imperial eclecticism, aestheticism, decadence, French symbolists, Tasmania, British history, megaliths, intentional communities, witchcraft, Traditional Witchcraft, Traditional Paganism, pagan parenting, paganism, folklore, polytheism, world paganism, voodoo, Gnosticism, shamanism, vintage erotica, polyamory, animism, sex, steampunk, stonepunk, organic gardening, sustainable living, erotica, hiking, trance, camping, population genetics, human origins, philosophy, memes, quantum physics, tantra, mysticism, Celtic Reconstruction, Celtic paganism, Celtic twilight, environmentalism, ecology, drumming, drawing, old-growth-forests, herbalism, trivia, pop-culture, high culture, modernism, post-modernism, discourse, texts, Victorian age, steampunk, anacronisms, ettiquette, manners, decentralising industries, meta-narratives, political events, politics, ritual, bohemia, parlour rooms, and, curiosities
Favorite Movies Fur, Across the Universe, Orlando, American Beauty, Magnolia, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, The Matrix, The Matrix Reloaded, Baraka, Fight Club, the Matrix Revolutions, Animatrix, Edward Scissorhands, The Libertine, Being John Malkovich, The Ring, Secretary, Donnie Darko, Ten Canoes, Samsura, Pan's Labyrinth, Moulin Rouge, Dangerous Liasons, Cruel Intentions, What Dreams May Come, Neco Z Alenky, The Wicker Man, Psycho, Metropolis, Voyage to the Moon, Nosferatu, Interview with the Vampire, Citizen Kane, Vertigo, Iris
Favorite Music Shostakovich, Prokofiev, Silverchair, Aretha Franklin, The Doors, The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, The Cure, Beethoven, Mussorgsky, Nick Cave, Moby, Aimee Mann, The Verve, Omnia, Gjallarhorn, Ashram, Riley Lee, Danny Elfman, Phillip Nyman, Phillip Glass, Arvo Part, Barber, Benny Goodman, Puccini, The Dixie Cups, Robert Johnson, David Bowie, Son House, The Andrew Sisters, Harry Belafonte, Marlene Dietrich, Edith Piaf, Ella Fitzgerald, A Whisper in the Noise, Dr Steel, Loreena McKennitt, Gary Jules, SMashing Pumpkins, Kate Miller-Heidke, Tom Waits, Bjork, Radiohead
Favorite Books Shakespeare, Othello, The Tempest, Macbeth, Much Ado About Nothing, Sappho, Rimbaud, Season in Hell, Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest, De Profundis, The Picture Of Dorian Gray, Joris-Karl Huysmans, A Rebours, Appollinaire, Jeanette Winterson, Art and Lies, The Power Book, Gut Symmetries, Written on the Body, Roberto Calasso, The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony, Peter Kingsley, The DarkPlaces of Wisdom, Reality, Umberto Eco, The Name of the Rose, Foucault's Pendulum, Arturo Perez-Reverte, The Dumas Club, Dickens, Great Expectations, Marcus Clarke, For the Term of his Natural Life, Robert Frost, T.S. Elliot, Auden, Yeats, Dylan Thomas, Under Milkwood, Sylvia Plath, Ted Hughes, Tennyson, Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

Why do birds suddenly appear, everytime you are near?