four crying out loud

Four crying out loud, Mike the Accoustic Dad has slipped this meme into my mind. Thanks Mike.

Four jobs you’ve had in your life:
Adult teacher guy, wholesale/retail houseplant guy, desktop publishing and web guy, video production guy.

Four movies you could [and do] watch over and over:
The 5th Element, Blazing Saddles, Being There, Amélie, Chocolat (I know it’s five, get over it).

Four places you’ve lived:
Stoke-on-Trent, England; Melbourne, Australia; Wellington, New Zealand; Wanganui, New Zealand

Four fiction books you can’t live without:
J.R.R. Tolkein – Lord of the Rings; Alexander McCall Smith – The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency; H G Wells – War of the Worlds;

Four non-fiction books you consider essential:
Kama Sutra; Kathryn Bold – True Colors: A Palette of Collaborative Art Journals; John Brookes – The Complete Practical Guide to Planning, Styling and Planting Any Garden

Four TV shows you love to watch:
Off is my favourite, the number of channels is infinite; I used to like Daily Keno (it only lasted a minute and had interesting facts, but now it’s just reruns of numbers); Babylon 5, Northern Exposure.

Four places you’ve been on vacation:
Køge, Danmark; Townsville, Australia; Guangzhou, Peoples’ Republic of China; and Tokomaru Bay, New Zealand

Four web sites you visit daily:
Trevor Romain; Mark Bernstein; Marica’s Meanderings (but only if I know she’s updated);

Four of your favorite foods:
Gado gado, Mum’s frikadeller, Marica’s gnocchi, beetroot on peanut butter on wholemeal toast with lashings of freshly ground black pepper; soft boiled eggs (yes, I know, five – harden up).

Four places you’d rather be:
Wellington, New Zealand; Green Island (off Cairns) used to be wonderful; Tokomaru Bay;

Four albums you can’t live without:
What? Only four? You have got to be kidding. Here’s some…Van Morrison – Magic Time; Penguin Cafe – When In Rome; Yo Yo Ma + Bobby McFerrin – Hush; Ottmar Liebert – The Hours Between Night and Day

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