Just about middle-aged still and now enjoying early retirement in France in the south west corner of the Mayenne.
For a living I used to teach guitar and perform.
I do not suffer fools gladly but I love cats, which are inherently foolish and therefore have an excuse for it.
As Maine Coon cats are the biggest clowns of the feline world we have two.
Left of centre but prepared to look at any ideas that might make this a fairer world in which to live.
My Political Views
I am a centrist social libertarian
Left: 0.2, Libertarian: 4.14
Political Spectrum Quiz
My Foreign Policy Views
My Culture War Stance
I guess I must be reading too many Libertarian blogs…
Fairy stories for the weak-minded.
I smoke a lot, drink in moderation, don’t take recreational drugs, don’t gamble, I swear a lot* and I’m in a monogamous and very long term relationship**.
*(a fuck of a lot)
**OK, OK…I’ve been married to the same fantastic woman for nearly 40 years…I think that qualifies as ‘very long term’…
I try not to waste anything – that means I achieve the same ends as the Green Movement but without the dogmatic rush to assume that Man has a drastic effect on the climate.
Cats, music, guitar, cooking, France, travel, the internet, reading, films and current affairs.
Inconsiderate people, reality TV shows, Elves – especially Second Life ones – Creationists, personalised number plates, tomato ketchup, TV soaps, baseball caps, Paris Hilton, bullies, Fundamentalists, bananas,greedy troughing MPs, but…
…especially cowardly fat fucks like English Nationalist who post anonymously – which does them no good when I know who they are and where they work.
Frank Zappa, Jimi Hendrix, Peter Cook, Stephen King, Richard III, Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk, Dennis Lehane, Bruce Willis, Bob Dylan, Danny Gatton, Jason and the Scorchers, Dan Baird, David Grissom, Bob Wills, Lewis Black, George Carlin, Don Imus, Alex Hurricane Higgins, Hoven Droven, Joe Ely.