I read a lot of biographies. I loved Shantaram very much indeed.
Now that I have a Kindle with 1000+ books on it (bought from a
friend with a very different taste in books) I have lots of books I
don't like, but am slowly discovering some good ones in
I have a kitchen but don't know what it does or how to use it. In
fact, when the gas man comes round every few months to read the gas
meter he always looks at me very confused when he sees the number
But that's not to say I don't eat! I really enjoy food and one of
the best things about Taipei is the many delicious restaurants to
But I do want to learn to cook at some point. I actually attended a
cooking class in Taipei, but that didn't go so well, a story for
another time perhaps.....
Music: I've been listening to a lot of jazz at work recently,
in fact, mainly because ICRT was driving me
crazy. I really like seeing live music in Taipei, another simple
pleasure in life when you're with the right people, the music is
good and you are just absolutely enjoying yourself.
If I had to list a few favourites I'd say: Thievery Corporation,
Juzzie Smith, Gorillaz, some of that chilled Buddha music, Black
Eyed Peas, The Cat Empire, Caravan Palace (oh I should have put
that earlier), Coldplay, Manu Chao and many more. YouTube them
while you're checking out all the lovely men on this site :)