Books: Last read: Saga (comic); Darkness at Noon, Arthur Koestler;
The Devil in a Forest, Gene Wolfe; just started London Falling,
Paul Cornell and Natural History, Justina Robson. Love Christopher
. Alice Through the Looking Glass (fascinated young Bug a
lot more than Alice In Wonderland). I like science fiction for
seeing how different worlds work and how people might behave in
these new places; I like literary fiction and get drawn up in
layers of allusion and the reliability of narrators. I have half a
dozen boxes of comics still.
Movies: Last seen: M (amazing), Philomena, The Selfish Giant (cried
buckets), Gravity, Full Metal Jacket. Love Brazil
, Moon, Inception, Some Like It
Hot. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead Good, so is the
Cambridge Film Festival.
, Battlestar Galactica, The
Wire, Firefly. More Futurama. Arrested Development. More films than
Music: Last purchased: Emiliana Torrini, Darkstar, Dave Brubeck.
Get to 4-5 gigs a year. Like to dance but don't do it often. Only
barely play viola. Am better at recorder.
Food: I like dark chocolate, fruit, Chinese, Japanese and Mexican
food. I eat meat but I love vegetables. I read somewhere that after
the age of 30, every new foodstuff you eat adds a year to your life
- I should reach at least 110 :-) I like inventive baking. There
are only two things I can't eat - gluten and dairy - but one can
work around that and it's a good incentive to improve one's