Other regular sources of fun include indoor rock climbing and salsa dancing. I also try to get to see as much live music as possible, particularly festivals. Which might be considered the lazy option - lots of music not too much organisation.
On Stranger Tides - Tim Powers
The Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas
Lullaby - Chuck Palahniuk
Music: Foo Fighters; Noisettes; The Subways; Of Monsters and Men; Bastille; Passion Pit; Basement Jaxx; The Raconteurs; Clean Bandit.
I keep a bottle of Veuve Clicquot in the fridge at all times just in case.
I'm a qualified sky diver.
I have been known to order a starter after my main instead of a desert.