As for me, well let's talk about that if and hopefully when we meet up...
Yes; there! I have fitted an oil tanker into my life description!
Putting people (sometimes perfect strangers) at ease.
Understanding - people or stuff.
Usually quite an astute judge of character from very little time with someone.
I think it's probably that I look a bit serious/broody, but pleasantly surprise people with a good sense of humour. Unless ofcourse they are humouring me just to get me the fuck away from them.....?
Book: A Revolutionary Life (Che Guevara biography) I don't read enough to be fair.
Music: The Specials, Susumo Yokota, Arcade Fire, Bjork, Steely Dan, Nick Drake, Toots and the Maytals, War on Drugs, Vangellis and Moricone scores, Radiohead, Metronomy, Future Islands (the lead singer rules!) Stevie Wonder, Dizzee Rascal.
Shows: Sopranos, 24, Inbetweeners, Northern Exposure, Spaced, Grand Designs, IT Crowd, The Day Today, The Walking Dead, Arrested Development, Homeland, GoT, Boardwalk Empire, Master Chef Professionals. And the fucking WIRE!
Movie: Hanna (awesome soundtrack too), The Thin Red Line, Heat, Boyhood, Under the Skin, United 93 (anything Greengrass really), Mad Max (Imperator Furiosa is an awesome character!), Good Fellas, Big, Bladerunner, Berbarian Sound System, Punch Drunk Love.
Food: a cheat really as it's a drink - Old Jamaica Grape Soda (brings back childhood memories of swimming pools and flumes), owt Thai, mango, desserts of virtually any kind and I do like making them.
Laughter - mine and others'
Ability to laugh at oneself
Where will I visit next in this great world? I fancy Japan one day.