Chronicler. Subversive jester. Teller of tales.

Ludic, artistic, chaotic, parodic, Byronic.

Severely intimidated by dumb, powerless women.

"Language is a cracked kettle on which we beat out tunes for bears to dance to, while all the time we long to move the stars to pity." ~ Gustave Flaubert
albert einstein, alyson hannigan, amy hempel, animals, ar rahman, arnold schwarzenegger, art, australia, bars, beer, benjamin disraeli, books, boxing, britain, buying presents, caffeine, caitlin moran, canada, cardiff city, carol vorderman, classic rock, comedy, culture, doing what i want, drinking, drugs, eccentricity, eels, english literature, entourage, ernest hemingway, evolutionary psychology, f scott fitzgerald, fashion, fiction, final fantasy, football, fucking, galleries, george best, gilbert & sullivan, gonzo, good will hunting, greek mythology, guitars, guns n' roses, gus van sant, harry potter, hay on wye, hedonism, heinous chemicals, hip-hop, holst, hunter s thompson, ian mcewan, illicit narcotics, india, intoxicants in general, isaac asimov, jack kerouac, james bond, james joyce, jd salinger, jeff buckley, jeremy clarkson, jm coetzee, joanne harris, john cleese, john steinbeck, johnny depp, journalism, juggling, kazou ishiguro, larry david, london, lord byron, manchester united, mark twain, military history, minimalism, mitchell and webb, modern art, modernism, monty python, motley crue, mozart, music, nature, novels, oscar wilde, owl city, paris, partying, percy bysshe shelley, pink floyd, poetry, pointless scribblings, pop culture, postcolonialism, postmodernism, psychology, pubs, quentin tarantino, reading, richard dawkins, ricky gervais, rock n' roll, romanticism, rpgs, russell brand, salman rushdie, sarcasm, sex, shakespeare, sir alex ferguson, slash, social history, something awful, south africa, south park, stephen fry, sunshine, tea, the beach boys, the beatles, the clash, the commonwealth, the enlightenment, the lost generation, the man booker prize, the ramones, the second world war, the sex pistols, the shawshank redemption, the west wing, throwing jews down wells, thwarting conspiracies, tucker max, video games, vodka, wales, weed, whiskey, women, woodlands, writing