Paul Burgin

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Gender MALE
Occupation Barista/Writer
Location Baldock, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Introduction I spent some years as Press Officer for the North East Herts CLP and once worked for Geraint Davies, when he was MP for Croydon Central, as well as having worked as a Campaign Intern for the Hemel Hempstead Labour Party. I have written (and am editing) an unpublished novel, and am currently writing a novel about politics and polar exploration (contradictary I know).I am a member of the Christians in the Left and stood several times for District Council in Baldock Town Ward and in Baldock East Ward (North Herts). I also help serve at a coffee shop and a bookshop
Interests My faith, reading, writing (two novels, one completed, yet to be published), literature, politics, walking, chess, swimming, ski-ing (If I can afford to take it up again!)
Favorite Movies The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Doctor Strangelove, Charade, Being There, The Pink Panther, the James Bond movies, Gandhi, Forrest Gump, The Passion of the Christ, A Man of all Seasons, The Untouchables, Amelie, A Knights Tale, Apollo 13, Enigma, Shakespeare in Love, Monty Python's The Meaning of Life, Monty Python's Life of Brian, Chicken Run, 2001: A Space Odyseey, Evil Under the Sun, The Hunt For Red October, The Blues Brothers, Super Size Me
Favorite Music U2, The Beatles, Radiohead, Nick Drake, Johnny Cash, Keane, David Bowie, The Rolling Stones, Queen, The Darkness, Franz Ferdinand, The White Stripes, 'Cavatina' (as performed by John Williams), Classical: Faure, Holst, Mozart (esp 21st piano concerto), Elgar (esp Nimrod), Beethoven, John Barry.
Favorite Books The Bible, The Complete Works of Shakespeare, The Space Trilogy - C.S. Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia- C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity- C.S. Lewis, The Rotters Club - Jonathan Coe, A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens, Nicholas and Alexandra- Robert K.Massie, Illustrissimi - Pope John Paul I, Taken On Trust- Terry Waite, The Moon's a Balloon- David Niven, Friends and Rivals (Crosland, Healey, and Jenkins)- Giles Radice, Diaries- Tony Benn, An Accidental MP- Martin Bell, The Pythons Autobiography- The Pythons, Shackleton- Roland Huntford

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