Accidental Fame Junkie

About me

Industry Education
Location Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Introduction Urban Indian, book crazy, snobbish intellectual who thinks kitsch is cool and loves good films, inspired writing, new ideas, all kinds of arts and crafts, puppet making, cemeteries, popular culture; hates deadlines and to be pushed.
Interests Books, design, spaces, English literature, works in translation, travelling, exotic places, ideas, quizzing, street food, poetry, intellectually stimulating conversations, places, the sea, intense visual imagery
Favorite Movies Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Psycho, The Ballad of a Soldier, 400 Blows, The Bicycle Thieves, Pather Panchali
Favorite Music Coldplay's Parachutes, Green Day, Blur, Blink 182, Mozart, Beethovan, old Hindi Film songs
Favorite Books Tintin (Comics), Asterix (Comics), One Hundred Years of Solitude (Gabriel Garcia Marquéz), Love in the time of Cholera (Gabriel Garcia Marquéz), Midnight's Children (Salman Rushdie), Haroun and the Sea of Stories (Salman Rushdie), Ishmael (David Quinn), Midnight in the garden of good and evil (John Berendt), Of Love Among other Demons (Gabriel Garcia Marquéz), His Dark Materials trilogy (Philip Pullman), the Sally Lockhart Trilogy (Philip Pullman), Isabel Allende (fiction), Roger McGough (poetry), Kate Bingham (poetry), A Song for Summer (Eva Ibbotson)

Try making up the rules to a game where you tie knots in a yo-yo string just to see if you can get them out:

Rule #1: I'm always right. Rule #2: When in doubt, refer to Rule #1.