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Mama's in the factory, she ain't got no shoes
I'm in the kitchen with the tombstone blues
Music, Movies, and Books
Music: Jazz, soul, electronica, disco, old rhythm & blues, 70s singer-songwriters, hip hop, afrobeat, Tom Waits, tropical, you name it!
Films: That's hard. Top five - La Haine, The Godfather Part II, Midnight in Paris, Before Sunset, Team America: World Police
Books: David Mitchell, Martin Amis, George Orwell, Patrick O'Brian, Douglas Coupland
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Stumbled upon a pasadoble marching band practicing in pitch darkness at 3am in a disused market during Las Fallas in Valencia
Didn't get blown to pieces during Las Fallas in Valencia
"Karaoke" duets with the owner's wife in an apartment jazz bar in Kyoto big enough for four customers, with the owner on grand piano and the other two customers on drums and double bass
A movie premiere at the Chinese Theatre, Hollywood Boulevard
Gave the names of the Channel Four News Team from Anchorman to hungry Indonesian policeman whilst paying our daily traffic violation bribe. Somewhere in Bali there's probably an arrest warrant out for Ron Burgundy and Brick Tamland...
Teach, Learn, Share
I can teach ukulele and harmonica (...it's really easy.)
I'd love to learn how to cook decent Italian food, yoga and interior design, and if you can improve my horrible Spanish I'll buy you patatas bravas.