Friday, February 17, 2006

You know when you've been...tagged

By gracious command of John Bright's Body http://londonliberal.com/blog/

7 things to do before I die:

Go to Japan
Walk the Camino de Santiago...Again
Build a Frank Lloyd Wright inspired house in the Estonian countryside
Lose 20 kgs
Stop thinking that Richard III was a good thing on meeting my nieces and nephews
Fall in love again
Research my family tree

7 things I cannot do:

Shut up
Leave a party early
Invade Poland
Enjoy soccer
Forget the smell of burnt villages
Avoid the urge to punch Communists
Stop behaving badly

7 things that attract me to London:

The relative ease of getting as far away from London as possible
Melancholy songs like The Kinks Waterloo Sunset
The Natural History Museum
The Latvian club on Queensborough Terrace
The Cow- my local
Freedom
The Cross on the Dome of St. Pauls Cathedral

7 things I often say:

"Tere"
"Whatever"
"Oh really?"
"Death to the running dog imperialist lackeys"
"More Tea, Vicar?"
"Hello Kiddies! [sinister laugh] heh heh heh"
"Look, the capital structure just does not look right"

7 books (novels) that I love:

Palace of Dreams - Ismail Kadare
Professor Martens Departure - Jaan Kross
Far from the Madding Crowd - Thomas Hardy
Unnatural Causes- PD James
The Riddle of the Sands - Erskine Childers
Engineer of Human Souls - Josef Skvorecky
The Magic Toyshop- Angela Carter

7 movies I watch over and over again (well, more than once):

Apollo 13
The Hours
Enchanted April
Orlando
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
The Eternal sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Annie Hall

7 people I want to join in too:

No I am not going to tag them, but wouldn't it be interesting to know:

Alexander the Great
Aristotle
His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI
P J O'Rourke
Danger Mouse
Professor Moriarty
Liv Tyler





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