In my spare time I practice Karate and play the piano a little bit. I also enjoy Magic the Gathering.
-the verbal sections of standardized tests
-David Hume's Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion and History of England
-Macaulay's History of England (despite the smarm and bombast, or maybe because of it).
-Gibbon's Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.
-Robert Massie (Dreadnought)
-I've recently discovered P.G. Wodehouse (The chappie who came up with Jeeves and Bertie Wooster, don't you know?)
-classic tales of fantasy and adventure, e.g. by Edgar Rice Burroughs, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, H.G. Wells, Jules Verne and H.P. Lovecraft (when he's not being racist)
- British people murdering each other, e.g. Inspector Morse,Poirot and the old Sherlock Homes with Jeremy Brett
-some animated comedies - American and Japanese - including Irresponsible Captain Tylor, Trigun (though it's not really a comedy) and The Venture Brothers
-British people in a more amiable and comic mood, e.g. Blackadder, Hot Fuzz and Red Dwarf
-I've enjoyed other things as well, e.g. All the President's Men and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Music: My tastes are eclectic. I like King Crimson, Cake, The Doors and QNTAL, for example.
-real breakfast (meaning bacon and eggs)
-ice cream, an excellent alternative breakfast for when you're in a rush
-free public domain audiobooks (visit www.librivox.org)
*Her full name is "Ana die kleine Zauberin, ueberhaupte Herrscherin der schwarze Magie" (bonus points if you can provide a translation).
-getting mice to behave
-what side I would take in their Civil War if I were an Englishman in 1642
-You want to play Magic or practice roundhouse kicks.
-You want to go out to a museum or something and have a good conversation.