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Gender Male
Industry Education
Occupation English teacher, writer and examiner
Location Essex/London, United Kingdom
Introduction I've lost more hair than I ever had.
Interests This blog, linguistics in general, The Wire, The Killing, True Blood, eating curry at Tayyabs, Game of Thrones, Battlestar, strumming my guitar, red wine, the Mrs and littluns, and of course my lovely students, but not in that order, wine first.
Favorite Movies Game of Thrones, Pan's Labyrinth, Let the Right One In, Etre et Avoir, Pulp Fiction, Aliens, Dodgeball, Most HBO DVD boxed sets and then...La Haine, Zoolander, The Departed, Boys n the Hood, Knocked Up, The 40 Year Old Virgin, Kill Bill, Avatar
Favorite Music Elliott Smith, Wilco, The National, Death Cab For Cutie, REM, Radiohead, Fugazi, Elbow, Tindersticks, Sparklehorse, anything that's miserable and guitar-based
Favorite Books David Mitchell's Cloud Atlas, the Sookie Stackhouse books, anything by Raymond Carver & Irvine Welsh, Some Toni Morrison, Ben Richards, Jonathan Coe, Alan Moore's V For Vendetta & Watchmen, Brett Easton Ellis, Richard Dawkins & Viz, Knut Hamson's Hunger, The Road by Cormac McCarthy, John Niven's Kill Your Friends, Mark Wernham, JG Ballard RIP