When possible, I like to play jazz with a group or head to some kind of geeky convention. I enjoy working with kids and I often volunteer to help their groups out on school activities and projects. I'd like to do a half marathon before Christmas
Hard Sci Fi: Alistair Reynolds, Iaim Banks, Phillip Jose Farmer
Fantasy: Tolkien, George RR Martin, Rowling
Historical Fiction: Bernard Cornwell
Classics: Homer, Dostoyevsky, Nabokov, Dickens
Movies: Inception, Se7en, Sin City, Kung Pow, Children of Men...
Music: As a music teacher, it's easier to define what I don't like. Cowboy Rap. I don't like Cowboy Rap.
Food: I still like Italian food after 7 years of living there, but I'm ready for something new. I like the hearty food of the Brits and the light touch of Japanese food. I really like to cook and I'm practicing my French cooking skills.