I prefer to let my work and life speak for itself. However, here are some fun and pertinent facts you may find interesting.
Hobbies/Interests: Music from different cultures and languages; social justice; playing guitar, mandolin, and flute; digital and standard photography; writing songs; exploring issues of religion; conversations in coffee and tea houses; creative writing; reading (Canadian fiction, poetry, women’s literature, and religion); art house, Canadian, and foreign films.
Physical Activities: Stick juggling; cycling; walking; basketball
Collections: Stamps, postcards, CDs, books
Favourite Authors: Norman Finkelstein, Naomi Klein, Maya Angelou, David Gilmour, Emily Dickinson, Leonard Cohen, Charles Bukowski
Favourite Actors: Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgard, Sam Waterston, Ralph Fiennes, Liam Neeson
Favourite Movies: Mamma Mia, Bridget Jones’s Diary, Love Actually, Hotel Rwanda, Fahrenheit 9-11, The Corporation, Driving Miss Daisy; The Last Waltz, Mr. Holland’s Opus, Mambo Italiano
Favourite Music: Jethro Tull; Fleetwood Mac; Lindsey Buckingham; The Moody Blues; Foreigner; The Beatles; Led Zeppelin; Joan Baez; Bob Dylan; Johnny Cash; Richard Shindell; Gabriel Yacoub (France); Paul Piché (Quebec); Jeszcze Raz (Quebec); Maxime Le Forestier (France); Francis Cabrel (France); John Denver; R.E.M.; Richard Séguin (Quebec); Renaud (France); Mercedes Sosa (Argentina); Konstantin Wecker (Germany); León Gieco (Argentina), Oysterband (U.K.). If you are really curious, you can see what I am listening to right now, at Last.fm.
Politics: To the left.
Social Concerns: Peace, racism, anti-Semitism, homophobia, and poverty.
Foods: Vegan/Vegetarian, Asian, Middle Eastern, East Indian, Pasta, Chocolate
Drinks: Coffees and teas of all kinds; microbrewed beers
Pet Peeves: Being late, dishonesty, shallowness, hatred
If I Could Change One Thing About Myself . . . : I would try to worry less.
Thing About Me That Most Annoys My Friends: My constant worrying. See above.