People have told me I'm self-assured. The difference between this and calling me mildly arrogant is that the self-assured are actually good at what they do. But what does my bringing that up show?
I vaguely resemble some kind of amateur musician (I play trumpet and piano, though you probably don't want to hear me play the trumpet, ever). I've been in a few (highly) amateur 'theatre' performances. I play board games and tabletop RPGs socially (That, in contrast to the stereotype, is what they're for, after all!), and, on the other hand, am a CYA-certified sailing instructor (currently expired, alas) with a fondness for things out-of-doors as as I have for my computer; I've tried my hand at camping, canoeing, and, of course, rock-scrambling above and below ground.
And then there are the books. Yes, indeed.
No, they'll return to transparency soon enough.
I don't really watch much television, though there are exceptions from time to time (I watched BSG and enjoyed much of it, saw a single episode of Firefly and plan to watch the rest eventually, and, if you didn't catch it, I rather enjoy the LotR movies). In the past I really only listened to 'classical' music (with a particular fondness for Chopin and Schubert, though including all from Bach to Scriabin); however, I later mixed a lot of traditional music in (although much of that was from the British Isles somewhere), and I've been broadening my horizons a little more recently. Rap, and forms of rock which consist primarily of loud and insensate drumming, are, like '5', right out.
I enjoy food. Really, so long as something doesn't carry health risks (i.e. raw meat), I'm probably willing to try it once. I enjoy spicy and strong-flavoured foods (possibly as a result of a reduced sense of smell making it harder for me to pick up on subtler tastes, but who knows?), and I've always been a big fan of seafood. And chocolate. What would we do without it?
My glasses. I'm short-sighted and would never find my way anywhere without them. And transitioning lenses - it's never too bright anymore!
Water (Lakes and rivers, or drinking water... who can say?)
That said, heights give me vertigo. It's never kept me away from them, though.
However, I will warn you that I'm a bit obsessive over spelling and grammar. Sending me a note consisting of broken words or ignoring cases or syntax is likely to irritate me.
Also, if you recommended "The Name of the Wind" to me recently, apparently you no longer exist as an account so I can't respond. However, it's on my to-read list.