I enjoy films (one of my favourites is Life is Beautiful) - the
theatre (I’m a member of the Southbank Centre but don’t get there
as much as I’d like to) - and music concerts. I love music but
please don’t ask me to name albums with dates. I particularly like
Mumford and Sons, Fleet Foxes, Ry Cooder and the Dave Matthews
Band. I'm listening quite a lot to Gregory Porter at the
I always have a book on the go. It's hard to select a few
favourites but A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry is definitely one.
I'm reading The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell
at the moment. And yes, I have read Fifty Shades of Grey.... well,
they didn't have David Mitchell's Thousand Autumns at Heathrow
(which I needed for my book club) so what else could I do?
Food - I eat pretty much anything. I like cooking for others but I
too often go for speedy options when on my own. My top choice out
would be mezes - Greek, Turkish, Lebanese... all delicious.
I keep fit by going to the gym (dull as it is), yoga, pilates and