By profession and passion, I'm a music anthropologist, specialising in North Africa. Before that all started, worked in the music industry as a composer and editor.
Having grown up near the mountains, playing in nature has been a big part of my life.
Love the cultural diversity and arts in London, live music, dressing up for a classy night out, single malt scotch by the fire. I cherry pick from bits of yoga, mindfulness, other spiritual practices, and am into being healthy (besides that scotch by the fire). Staying sane in academia also requires a *very* healthy sense of humour. I love a bit of silliness, often at my own expense.
Books: I have a hard time reading fiction, it usually has to be non-fiction or philosophy/critical theory--but am making an effort to add more 'pleasure reading'. Currently devouring 'Being A Beast' by Charles Foster.
2) Those photos do *not* include you shirtless in the bathroom mirror or on the back of a motorcycle flexing
3) You have more to say than 'hi'
:) I say all this while smiling. But still.