I swore I’d never do one of these, but Randall has asked me twice now, and weekends are slow news days anyway. So here you are – a one-time-only event…
Four Jobs I've Had
Shelf-stacker at Iceland Frozen Foods, Southend-on-Sea.
Labourer in a small building and decorating firm in the East End of London.
Ticket Clerk at Victoria Coach Station, London.
Lecturer in Contemporary British Language and Culture, Lenin Pedagogical Institute, Moscow.
Four Movies I Could Watch Again & Again
Four Places I've Lived
In chronological order, the four most significant would be…
Four favourite books
Aaaargh! Four out of so many? OK.
Master and Margarita (Mikhail Bulgakov)
The White Guard (Mikhail Bulgakov)
At Swim-Two-Birds (Flann O’Brien)
The King Must Die (Mary Renault)
Not to mention The Divine Comedy, Heaney's Beowulf, Homer, Virgil, Ovid, Catullus, Chaucer, Larkin (Next, Please), Auden (The Fall Of Rome), Eliot (The Wasteland), Cavafy (Waiting for the Barbarians), Tennyson (Ulysses) and so on ad nauseam…
Oh, and Terry Pratchett, Tibor Fischer and Tim Parks when I need a laugh.
OK - better stop there...
Four T.V. Shows I Love To Watch
Vicar of Dibley
Four Places I've Been On Holiday
Four Websites I Visit Daily
Four Favorite Foods
Boxty (Irish savoury pancake)
Any of my wife’s Hungarian specialities
Four Places I'd Rather Be
In no particular order…
Visiting my mum
Remembering my Dad with the regulars in his favourite pub
Paddling with the kids on the beach
Having a lie-in with the wife.
Four People To Tag
3H, if he’s interested
And Des - he has no blog, but I could post his answers for him next weekend, if he likes :)
And that’s all she wrote.
Tag - you’re it!