- Music, history, atheism/Darwin/Professor Richard Dawkins, cinema (especially Japan/Korea/ China/Spain/France/Russia), philosophy (Greek/enlightenment), global political philosophy, sociology, economics, art, photography, Formula 1 racing, travel, taking a rational philosophical approach to life and the world, and tasting/experiencing the new!
- Music (listening/playing/creating), photography, gardening, and cycling.
- History/National Geo/Discovery, Star Trek/Star Gate/Battlestar Galactica, Modern Family, Futurama, Family Guy, Dead Like Me, Python, Frasier, Blackadder, Bottom, HBO especially 'Rome', 'Curb Your Enthusiasm', and 'Eastbound and Down' and 'Game of Thrones'.
- Randomly from those I own: Alien anthology, Inception, Sunshine, Downfall, Mulholland Drive, Onibaba, The Italian Job (the original Uk version), Cabaret, Matrix Trilogy, Sophie Scholl, My Neighbour Totoro, Elizabeth, Blade Runner, Oliver!, Crash, The Wicker Man (the original UK version), Pan's Labyrinth, Saving Private Ryan, Silent Running, Platoon, Donnie Darko, Shawshank Redemption, Old Boy, Easy Rider, Where Eagles Dare, Spirited Away, Psycho, Romauld et Juliet, Forest Gump, The great Escape, and
- (Gabriel) Genesis, Yes, Frank Zappa, Emerson Lake and Palmer, Gentle Giant, Beatles, Deep Purple, Egg, Led Zeppelin, Steely Dan, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Simple Minds, Talking Heads, Japan, Camel, Television, Ian Dury, XTC, Punishment of Luxury, Brian Eno, Greenslade, Bowie, (early) Alice Cooper, 70s UK Glam Rock, New Order, Tears for Fears, Brand X, The Flower Kings, Porcupine Tree, Dream Theater, Kaipa, Irmin Schmidt & Kumo, Ozric Tentacles, Ten Years After, Jethro Tull, Orbital, MC 900ft Jesus, The The, Jeff Beck, Tom Waits, Hatfield and the North, Stackridge, Steve Hillage, Django Rheinhardt, Jimi Hendrix, Wobbler, The Doors, The Clash, Magazine, Radiohead, Camel, Budgie, Depeche Mode, King Crimson, Mountain, Gorillaz, Killing Joke, The Fall, Frost, Leftfield, Spock's Beard, Captain Beefheart, Massive Attack, Curved Air, Billy Cobham, George Duke, The Chemical Brothers, George Clinton, Holger Czukay, Can, Defunkt, Peter Gabriel, Galliano, Rory Gallagher, The Sensational Alex Harvey Band, Groundhogs, Percy Jones, Nigel Kennedy, Paco De Lucia, The Mammas & the Pappas, Bob Marley, Joni Mitchell, Moloko, Nirvana, Paul Oakenfold, Annette Peacock, Oscar Peterson, Courtney Pine, Penguin Cafe Orchestra, Lou Reed, Jean Luc Ponty, Ravi Shankar, Cabaret Voltaire, The Slits, Spirit, Grover Washington Jnr, Stevie Wonder, The Yellow Magic Orchestra, Circulus, Pallas, Nick Drake, Stanley Clark, Muse, and The Zutons...I could go on forever...and I haven't even mentioned any of my favourite composers!!
- Anything Greek/Roman history, King Lear, The God Delusion, Nineteen Eighty Four, The Republic, Metamorphoses, Mozart's letters Mozart's life, Paradise Lost, Life in a Scotch Sitting Room Vol II, The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, Waiting for Godot, WWII, Collected Poems (Eliot), God is not Great, Rule By Secrecy, Wuthering Heights, The Problems of Philosophy, Lolita, Rhinoceros, Pere Ubu, Collected Poems (Yeats), and the Trillion Dollar Conspiracy and numerous others.
- About me:
A (twice) university educated, married 52 year old scotsman who lives and works in the largest urban conurbation (Glasgow = 600,000) in Scotland, United Kingdom.