Summarizing oneself can be a real challenge! My friends describe me
as an easy-going guy... I am generally pretty upbeat in most
situations, whether on my own, or with good friends for a lively
night out or a quiet night in. Generally, I enjoy the company of a
close circle of friends.
Being originally from a big bustling city, I absolutely love the
buzz of city life and soaking in its energy. Urban excursions,
random meanderings, chance discoveries, observing the ebb and flow
people and space are my ideas of fun. The Bay remains a bit of an
enigma and I am still in the process of discovering it and my place
in it - philosophically speaking.
An ideal day could be as simple as lying on the grass on a sunny
afternoon under a tree with a good book and dozing off to
I will travel long distances to eat delicious ice cream.
What I’m doing with my life
I am an architect/planner currently working on affordable housing
development at a local non-profit. Outside of work, I enjoy running
in the hills (taking in our fantastic geography), meeting up with
friends for a game (do you play tennis or badminton?), or catching
up with friends (over dinner, drinks, music, etc.). I've also been
taking classes to learn the drum set and screen printing to keep
keep learning and keep my connection to the creative side.
I’m really good at
Making a killer omelette du fromage
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: Amitav Ghosh is one of my favorite authors and Hungry Tide
is probably my favorite work by him. Salman Rushdie, Umberto Eco,
Murakami are authors I have enjoyed most. The list could go on, but
I will stop here.
Podcasts: Avid listener of Radiolab. Robert Krulwich and Jad
Abumrad are geniuses for making science and philosophy so
Music by Daft Punk, TV on the Radio, Mike Snow, CSS, The XX, Jal,
Indian Ocean, RD Burman. The list keeps changing, though -- I would
say its seasonal.
Always up for trying new cuisines and places to eat. Maybe a bit
partial to Thai, Indian and Japanese
The six things I could never do without
Book to read
Seven hours of sleep
On a typical Friday night I am
Usually out, spending time with friends, watching a movie, having
dinner, pub-crawling and sometimes dancing.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit