Sharing a bottle of wine over dinner.
Chopping wood and building fires.
Identifying wild mushrooms and edible things.
Not taking myself seriously.
Eating things made primarily of butter.
Foraging for wild foods in the bush. Bring on the apocalypse!
Baking cakes, cookies, or bagels and pies.
Dancing, I don’t dance enough any more.
Books: Mainly non-fiction (social studies, science, marketing, design, typography, art, advertising) and some crime fiction, a collection of graphic novels, and books about art and design. Haruki Murakami, Jasper Fforde, Malcolm Gladwel, Richard Dawkin, Jared Diamond, Carl Hiaasen, Laura Penny, Katherine Dunn, Mark Haddon, Ernest Cline, Cory Doctorow, Douglas Coupland.
Blogs and Radio: Boing Boing, Laughing Squid, Not Cot, Good, Life Hacker, Nordic Food Lab - listen to CBC radio 1 every day for much of the day, Quirks and Quarks, Spark, and Under the Influence are my favorite shows. This American Life and Serial are also good listens
Movies and TV: Yes
Food: Dairy, cereal, fresh bread, cured meats, sweet stuff and strange things foraged in the wild. As well as eating out at nice places.
There are lots of adorable vegan purists out there. I am not one of you and have no interest in pandering to your diet. Sorry =).
Green spaces - As in forests, not so much parking lots painted chartreuse.
Persuasive things - Such as advertising, art, typography, and design.
Dairy - Cheese, butter and milk are the best things ever.
Curiosity - Not the rover, but a thirst to know more.
Mushrooms and mycology.
The blend between arts, science and technology.
Eating my next lemon curd stuffed croissant.
And sex, perhaps as much as the rest combined because I am afterall a healthy guy.