The Person: Male. 49. Malaysian. Malay. Law. Computers. Reflexologist. Manager. Father. Brother. Son. Husband. Occasional punching-bag/door-mat (used to be; not anymore). Former bouncer. Anglophile. Karateka. Former kick-boxer. Writer wannabe. Thinks he was once a WWll RAF fighter pilot. Currently an independent trainer on his way to becoming a National Geographic photographer (yeah… sure)
Interests: Photography. Fountain-pen (Pelikans and Lamy). Guitars (Fender Telecasters). Mountain biking (XC only). Quantum physics. Folding knives. Okinawan weapons. Balisongs. Fighter aircraft. Theory of Relativity. Tea. Super-string Theory. Impressionism (Monet and Van Gogh). P-H-O-T-O-G-R-A-P-H-Y
Literary: F Scott Fitzgerald. W Somerset Maugham. Richard Bach. VS Naipaul. Andre Dubus. Idries Shah. Tony Parsons. Sue Townsend. Tom Clancy. Julian Barnes. Stuff on Malaya during the colonial era. “Complete Idiots Guide To… ” books
Singers and Musicians: Englebert Humperdink. Tom Jones. Barry Manilow. Kenny Rodgers. Eagles. Al DiMeola. Pat Metheny. Django Reinhardt. Wes Montgomery. Eric Clapton. Chuck Mangione. Fleetwod Mac. BB King. Whitney Houston. Tan Sri P Ramlee. M Nasir. Bad Company. Arlo and Woody Guthrie. Jackson Browne. SpyroGyra. John Denver. D’Lloyds. Weather Report. Broery Marantika. Stanley Clarke. James Taylor.
Movies and Actors: Casablanca. Ibu Mertuaku. Rocky. A Star is Born. Labu Labi. The Bodyguard. M Zain. Nottinghill. A Man Called Joe. Udo Omar. First Blood. High Crimes. Humphrey Bogart. Henry Fonda. Kris Kristofferson. Morgan Freeman. John Nettles. Kevin Costner. John Travolta. Ahmad Nisfu. Anthony Hopkins.