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To spend an uncertain future in pursuit of true freedom and the knowledge that my so-called 'education' completely failed to help me gain.
I have recently discovered that I am an impossible being. It has to do with infinity. I like to sit in cafes and read all day. I like to go to the pub and drink a wide range of fine ales. I like to creep out the back of places, find the fire escape steps and go and sit on the roof. I am currently attempting to learn how to live out of a suitcase.
I have lots of hair and wear a hairband. I enjoy reading about chaos theory, I sometimes wish I'd done a maths degree, and I find girls with red hair very attractive.
I will soon have a tattoo on my chest of a winged cassette tape with 'BTFJ' on it.
That is All About Me.
I count freedom above all other possible things. I like to be able to wake up in the morning and have to think about nothing but what I feel like doing that day. I find the trappings of modern life dull and empty.
- pub crawls
Music, Movies, and Books
Music: arab strap, agua dulce, aphex twin, beta band, bonnie "prince" billy, black ox orkestar, belle and sebastian, boards of canada, cylob, dirty three, do make say think, fugazi, gorkys zygotic mynci, godspeedyou!blackemperor, of montreal, neutral milk hotel, ladybug transistor, flaming lips, beulah, art brut, moldy peaches, adam freeland, olivia tremor control, john cooper clarke, mercury rev, zx spectrum orchestra, brian duffy and the modified toy orchestra, mogwai, 65 days of static, dj scotch egg, squarepusher, super furry animals, regina spektor, youth movie soundtrack strategies, throbbing gristle, sharks keep moving, autechre, the bug, micrographia, antishoe, clash, ramones, buzzcocks, architecture in helsinki, four tet, jega jazzist, fennesz, franki sparo, joanna newsome, tortoise, shipping news, captain beefheart, gang of four, june of 44, ministry, soft machine, magnolia electric company, smiths, wedding present, songs:ohia, venetian snares, a silver mount zion, jehovah's bitmess, plaid, rachel's, the (international) noise conspiracy, gravenhurst, crass, (early) manics, erase errata, husker du (with umlauts), leonard cohen, bob dylan, hefner, sexereenos, bola, robert wyatt, infernal noise brigade, gaping headwound, wevie stonder, serge gainsbourg, yo la tengo, flaming lips, low, magnetic fields, brian eno, venetian snares, the delgados, modest mouse, mountain goats, pixies, breeders, frank black, sonic youth, belly, pavement, black heart procession, don caballero, battles, the fall, robo-christ, chris tt, martin grech, unicorns, destroyer, fucking champs, !!!, tigernaut, jacob ross, bleeding orifice, this heat, matmus, slint, ivor cutler, the soft pink truth, elliot smith, mum, sigur ros, hood, dj format, shitmat, mc pitman, adverts, beastie boys, rank sinatra, duran duran duran, laurie anderson, cex, dj yoda, mu-ziq, coil, anti-pop consortium, wire, cLOUD dEAD, nancy elizabeth cunliffe, current 93, jana hunter, lucky luke, edan, madvillain, six organs of admittance, comets on fire, liars, electrelane, tunng, akron/family, discharge, dabrye, josephene foster, themselves and anticon in general...
Books: Stewart Home, Jorge Luis Borges, Flann O'Brien, George Orwell, Chris Ware, David Lapham, Dan Clowes, JD Salinger, Herman Hesse, Marx, Engels, Satan, Christ, Hubert Selby, Burroughs, Kerouac, Bukowski, Ginsberg and those other Beats(tm), Joyce and Chaucer (when we're feeling up to it), Virginia Woolf, Exposed!, Conrad, Saint Augustine, De Sade, Dostoyevsky, Baudelaire, Lemony Snicket, Lewis Carroll, Graham Greene, Douglas Coupland, Crimethinc collective, the Master and Margarita, Sacher-Masoch, Sonya Harroway, Nathalie Sarruate, China Mieville, HP Lovecraft, John Stoltenberg, Dworkin, Susannah Clarke, Turgenev, Neil Gaiman, Peyo...
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Teach, Learn, Share
I can roll a cigarette (which I consider to be a life skill), I have a good knowledge of British real ales and I know how to make a proper cup of tea - something which I find is lacking even in people that own a café in the second most popular tourist city in England, for crying out loud. Is it any wonder foreign people think we're a bit odd?