I have such a thirst for knowledge but unfortunately this isn't quite matched by my somewhat sieve-like memory! I am particularly fascinated by connections in language and etymology.
I am fluent in French after living in France for a few years, and I'm really keen to learn a third language.
I like to keep active through cycling and tai chi
-connecting with people of all backgrounds
-recognising famous people's voices
-correct usage of the apostrophe
Mornings in Jenin, The Most Dangerous Superstition, Guns Germs & Steel, The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying
The Blues Brothers, Alien and Aliens, Drunken Master II, Goodfellas, The Edge of Heaven, District 9
my all time favourite is The Wire but I also like 6 Feet Under, Boardwalk Empire and Game of Thrones, The Office (UK), Flight of the Conchords, The IT Crowd, QI, Q&A
Bob Marley, Stevie Wonder, Otis Redding, Donny Hathaway, CCR, Neu, Skip James, Al Green, Bill Withers, Led Zep, JJ Cale, Peter Gabriel, Soundgarden, Alice in Chains, Fat Freddie's Drop, Trinity Roots...
Indian, Thai, Mexican, Pizza, aged French goat cheese, avocado on sourdough...
-internet (to quench that thirst)
-friends and family
-time in nature