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Michael Brophy

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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  • Fluent in English; learning Chinese, French, Thai
  • 27, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Student/Electrician
  • BCIT Electrical School 09
  • From Vancouver, B.C.
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

My life mission is ______

ABOUT ME

Got the travel bug- had it for some time now. I love to explore this lovely little planet of ours by all modes of transit and meet a plethora of people along the journey. Economy sucks right now so why not travel?

PHILOSOPHY

"Blessed is the man who expects nothing and lives frugally, for he shall never be disappointed" -Alexander Pope

"Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments and places that take our breath away". -Hilary Cooper

"Throw moderation to the winds, and the greatest pleasures bring the greatest pains." -Democritus
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"He who has felt the deepest grief is best able to experience supreme happiness." Alexandre Dumas - "The Count Of Monte Cristo"

"We are arguing a problem unanswerable by pure logic. To achieve belief in God is too grand an achievement for our small intellect, but we should not altogether reject the notion of God. " Fyodor Dostoevsky - "The Brothers Karamazov"

"Whenever you feel like criticizing any one...just remember that all the people in this world haven't had the advantages that you've had."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

Interests


Literature, Language, Old Classic Movies, Programming Dance, Classical guitar, Wood Working, Swing Dancing, Blues dancing, Balboa, Skateboarding, Travelling

Music, Movies & Books

Favorite Artists

Frank Sinatra, Bobby Darin, Nat King Cole, Buddy Holly, Sammy Davis, Jr., Michael Buble, The Beatles, Queen, Pink Floyd, Tiësto, Benny Benassi, Joni Mitchell the Doors, Eagles, Neil Young, The Byrds, Company B, Niyaz (Official Site), The A Cappella Fellas, The Monkees, The Strokes, The Killers, Metric, Nirvana, Ian Dury, P J Harvey, Bob Dylan, Billy Joel, The Darkness, Stevie Wonder, Blue Oyster Cult, The Clash, Bob Marley & The Wailers, Buddy Holly & The Crickets, The Cars, Cream, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Earth, Wind & Fire, Franz Ferdinand, Jimi Hendrix, Judy Garland, Mamas & The Papas, Supertramp, Sloan, Talking Heads, Tupac Shakur, Elvis Costello, Weezer, Jenny Galt, Ray Charles, Sungha Jung, The Velvet Chameleon, Francis Albert " Frank " Sinatra, King Sunny Ade, "Fats Waller", THE LEFT, Seal, Dean Martin

Some Favorite Books


Les Misérables, The Gambler, The Brothers Karamazov, The Count of Monte Cristo, Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl, The Celestine Prophecy, Nineteen Eighty-Four, Eleanor Rigby, Great Expectations, The Three Muskateers, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, Angela's Ashes, JPod, Girlfriend in a Coma, Divine Comedy, Anna Karenin, Wuthering Heights, Crime and Punishment, The Catcher in the Rye, Slaughter house 5, Pride and Prejudice, Animal Farm

Movies I can stay awake for


Le Fabuleux Destin D’Amélie Poulain, Running with Scissors, Full Metal Jacket, A Clockwork Orange, Casablanca, Angela's Ashes, Great Expectations, Ghost in the Shell, Forest Gump, Spirited Away, Eyes Wide Shut, Donnie Darko, Super Troopers, Across the Universe, Apocalypse Now, V for Vendetta, My Sassy Girl, Spartacus, Gladiator, Hot Fuzz, Frequency, Contact, No Country for Old Men, Into the Wild, Lawrence of Arabia, 12 Angry Men, The Shawshank Redemption, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Reefer Madness, Eastern Promises, There Will Be Blood, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Doctor Zhivago, Oldboy, Wuthering Heights, It's a Beautiful Life

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Probably seeing a proboscis monkey. That thing was so humanlike!

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Belgium, Cambodia, Canada, France, Germany, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam

Countries I've Lived In

Canada, Thailand, United States

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