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I enjoy good times, with good people.
Let us laugh and preserve.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
I just started surfing and look forward to surfing the world.
Pretty much everything on the planet.
Music, Movies, and Books
A few of my favourite books, poems, authors, films, plays, pieces of music, musicians, performers, paintings, artists, blogs, magazines, and newspapers are as follows. Ben Okri’s ‘Famished Road’, John Kenneth Galbraith’s ‘A History of Economics’, Robert Heilbroner’s ‘The World Philosophers’, Robert H Frank’s ‘The Economic Naturalist’, William Shakespeare’s ‘Coriolanus’, Aldous Huxley’s ‘Brave New World’ and Harper Lee’s ‘To Kill A Mocking Bird’. Rudyard Kipling’s ‘If’, Homer’s ‘Odyssey’ and William Blake’s ‘The Tiger’. John Kenneth Galbraith and P G Wodehouse. 'The Jungle Book', Orson Welles’ ‘Citizen Kane’, Stanley Kubrick’s ‘Dr. Strangelove’, Rob Steiner’s ‘This Is Spinal Tap’, Martin Scorsese’s ‘Raging Bull’ and Joel Coen’s ‘The Big Lebowski’. Oscar Wilde’s ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’. Verdi’s ‘Messa Da Requiem’, Beethoven’s ‘Seventh Symphony’ and Johann Sebastian Bach's St Matthew Passion. Johann Sebastian Bach, Wu Tang Clan, Sublime, Horace Andy, David Oistrakh and Dr. Dre. Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Steve McQueen, Christopher Walken, Dennis Hopper, Naomi Watts, Gary Oldman, Paddy Considine, Tom Hanks, Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder, George C. Scott and Humphrey Bogart. Henri Rousseau’s ‘Tiger in a Tropical Storm’ and Van Gough’s ‘Starry Night over the Rhone’. Michaelangelo, Carravagio, Monet, Renoir, Cezanne and Banksy. The Writings of Ryu. Magazines, via the internet, The Economist and The Week. Newspapers, via the internet, The Times, The Financial Times, The Washington Post, The Independent, The Wall Street Journal etc.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
I tobogganed off a mountain once.
Countries I’ve Visited
Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Netherlands, Philippines, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom
Countries I’ve Lived In