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I am trying to save the world via a particularly convoluted and dubious route by working at a economics research organization. I'm generally on the lookout for new things to do and new places to go.
I like music, a lot, and cooking followed by eating. I read books in parallel rather than in series.
Update: In Berlin for a few weeks and very excited about it.
Cities and not-cities, on an approximately equal basis. Most other things too.
Music, Movies, and Books
Music - Radiohead, Beach House, The National, James Blake, Joanna Newsom, The xx, Frederic Chopin
Books - The Shadow of the Sun, One Hundred Years of Solitude, The Remains of the Day, David Foster Wallace
Movies - In the Mood for Love, Annie Hall, Amelie
(TV - Twin Peaks, 30 Rock, Arrested Development, Peep Show.)
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
A stilt village in Ghana; every inch of beach in Sierra Leone; Paul Kagame speaking to a packed, silent stadium on the eighteenth anniversary of the Rwandan genocide. Giraffes. The view of San Francisco Bay from rooftops in Berkeley's hills.
Countries I’ve Visited
Canada, China, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Ghana, Japan, Kenya, Mexico, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Rwanda, Spain, Togo, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
Countries I’ve Lived In
Germany, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Uganda, United States