Simon B

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Gender Male
Industry Manufacturing
Occupation Warehouse Manager
Location Gloucester, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Introduction I'm in my late 50s and live in Gloucester, UK. I was brought up in the country but now live in the suburbs. I'm married to Sarah ( 31 years this year ) with two children, Sophie and James, and one crazy cat, Jasper. I used to be in a band with possibly the world's worst name, The Death Planet Commandos. Still interested in new music, films, books etc., unlike many of my age group, who seem to give up at 30-something.
Interests books, music, films, comics/graphic novels, live gigs, countryside, travel, food and drink, family and friends, Paris, art, Cornwall, history, photography, Spain, Doctor Who
Favorite Movies 2001: A Space Odyssey, Star Wars, CE3K, Planet Of The Apes, Jaws, Alien(s), The Exorcist, Universal monster movies, King Kong ( original please ), The Wicker Man, Night Of The Demon, Don't Look Now, The Shining, The Godfather I and II, Taxi Driver, Casablanca, Some Like It Hot, Singin' In The Rain, It's A Wonderful Life, Rear Window, The Birds, Spartacus, Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid, Withnail And I, Monty Python's Life Of Brian / Holy Grail, Shaun Of The Dead, Fight Club, Pulp Fiction, Lord Of The Rings Trilogy, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, House Of Flying Daggers, Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind, Lost In Translation, Inception, Scott Pilgrim vs The World, Annie Hall, Manhattan, Moonrise Kingdom, The Deer Hunter, Gravity, Birdman, La La Land and many more...
Favorite Music Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, The Band, Jimi Hendrix, The Sex Pistols, The Clash, The Adverts, Dexy's Midnight Runners, Blondie, Motown and Stax soul, Trojan reggae, Bob Marley, Prince, David Bowie, Robyn Hitchcock, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Metallica, The Ramones, Pixies, Husker Du, The Smiths, Strokes, The Beatles, The Who, The Beach Boys, Chemical Brothers, Underworld, Goldfrapp, My Chemical Romance, The Killers, The Gaslight Anthem, Flaming Lips, The Horrors, Tame Impala, Pond, Courtney Barnett, Eminem, Jay-Z, Everything Everything and many many more...
Favorite Books Dune, Catch 22, The Dice Man, The Man Who Was Thursday, The Time Traveler's Wife, Mythago Wood, The Bridge, Weaveworld, Hyperion, Fall Of Hyperion, War Of The Worlds, The Time Machine, The Right Stuff, Empire Of The Sun, Slaughterhouse 5, The Haunting Of Hill House, Collected Ghost Stories Of M.R. James, At The Mountains Of Madness, Ghost Story, Birdsong, Waterland, and many more...

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