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Pragmatic, relaxed, quiet in my own way. At heart I am a nonconformist and enjoy being around people who are somehow on the fringes of society. Adventurous. If I start rambling to you about propofol or renal replacement therapy, kindly but firmly change the subject.
Cooking, speaking spanish, pretending I can dance, reading good books, being a medical geek, going to the gym, playing soccer, exploring new zealand, getting off the beaten track, tramping, taking photos, loitering in used book stores...
Music, Movies, and Books
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, JP Donleavy, V Nabokov, Jack Kerouac, Hunter S Thompson, Henry Miller, Carl Sagan, Dostoyevsky, Ayn Rand, Joan Didion, Suketu Mehta, VS Naipaul, Gita Mehta, Albert Camus, Paul Theroux, Vargas Llosa
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Organised an anti-curfew rally as a wee lad in San Diego, California, which garnered media and police attention as well as several hundred protesters.
Spent a few days in the rann of kachch with rabari nomads, sleeping under the stars, getting climbed on by baby goats
Countries I’ve Visited
Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Chile, Colombia, Fiji, France, Germany, India, Italy, Malaysia, Netherlands, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
Countries I’ve Lived In
Ireland, New Zealand, United States