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My self-summary
Born in Vancouver, Canada, raised in Los Angeles, on the move across the planet. Linguist, writer, musician, teacher.

I'm a massive nerd, particularly when it comes to anything relating to Linguistics, and may geek out at any time.

Moving to Timisoara in August.
What I’m doing with my life
Linguistics, teaching, travel and Heavy Metal are my life. This is what I live for.

These days, I'm writing five books and developing language study resources.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
C.G. Jung - Man and His Symbols, Master Sun Tzu - The Art of War, R. Moore and D. Gillette - King Warrior Magician Lover, The Epic of Gilgamesh, Steven Pinker - The Language Instinct, Steven Mithen - The Singing Neanderthal, John Lindow - Norse Mythology A to Z, Brian Greene - The Elegant Universe, Plato's The Republic, Richard Dawkins - The Selfish Gene, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (written by himself), Geoffrey Miller - The Mating Mind, Tim Ferriss - The 4-Hour Chef, the Iliad and Odyssey, Christopher Vogler - The Writer's Journey, T. Pratchett & S. Baxter - The Long Series (for lack of a proper name), Arthur Benjamin - Secrets of Mental Math, Joseph Campbell - The Hero with a Thousand Faces, anything by Sam Harris, anything by Steven Pinker, anything by Brian Greene, the dictionary, the entire Routledge Colloquial Series, pretty much anything relating to language, music, mathematics, psychology, history, philosophy, science, physics, and anything creative

For music, primarily Metal, Jazz, traditional music from all around the world (particularly Mongolian, Tuvan, Brazilian, Cuban, West African), Baroque, Renaissance, American Bluegrass, lots of others.

Opeth (the reason why I studied Swedish for 7 years), Tool, Tenhi, Jimi Hendrix (the reason why I'm a musician today), Faith No More, Black Sabbath, King Crimson, Behemoth, Sigur Rós, The Mars Volta, Pink Floyd, The Tea Party, Flogging Molly, Mastodon, Stam1na, Meshuggah, Arcturus, DubFX, Clann Zu, Motörhead, Royal Republic, Turmion Kätilöt, Shade Empire, Mechanical Poet, Kontrust, The Reverend Horton Heat, Tantric, Alice in Chains, Dark Tranquillity, Apocalyptica, Sepultura, Soulfly, Kamelot, Garmarna, Mike Patton, Atomship, Scar Symmetry, Rammstein, The MC5, Abjeez, Porcupine Tree, Mumford and Sons, Garmarna, Hedningarna, Värttinä, et al., lots of others

Food is one of my favourite art forms.

I sold my television in 2001, and at that time, I hadn't turned it on in over 5 years
You should message me if
You enjoy Metal and find nerdiness attractive.