UPDATE-UPDATE-UPDATE-UPDATE-UPDATE-UPDATE-UPDATE-UPDATE-UPDATE I HAVEN'T BEEN ON HERE FOR A LONG TIME - FROM LATE 2007 BOTH MY PARENTS WERE ILL - MY MOTHER DIED IN FEBRUARY 2008 AND MY FATHER A FEW MONTHS LATER IN JULY 2008. I SURVIVED FOR A FEW MONTHS AFTER THAT BUT ENDED UP HAVING A COMPLETE BREAKDOWN. I'M OK(ish) NOW SO WANT TO GET BACK INTO SWAP-BOT. I'M ALSO ON SENDSOMETHING.NET/POSTCROSSING AS "DITHREABHACH"
Hi, I'm Cal Tall/slim/single/Irish/Northumbrian/Hippy/Punk/Biker/Cybergoth/Crusty/Anarchist/Maker/Geek Freecycler/Photographer/SteamPunk/LinuxGeek/Catholic - a member of Celtic Christian "Community of St Aidan and St.Hilda" /sendsomething.net fiend/Postcrosser Bibliioplhile/GoodReads.com Guy/Conservationist/Twitterer/Lolita Fashion Lover/Manga Geek/deviantArtist/bisexual - and lots more sort of person.
Add me on Facebook if you dare :)
I'd probably be a Emo if I was young and pretty lol.
I love girls in glasses with attitude!
Originally from Ireland but now living in "glorious"? Newcastle-Upon-Tyne in England.
I was working as a Gardener/Conservation Worker/Handy?man/Forester?/Farm Labourer. Now due to ill health I have had to move into another trade and I'm thinking about setting myself up in business to do freelance administration?/publicity?/fundraising? for local charities/community groups. Currently doing archival work for couple of local associations and as a library assistant/techician at a private library. I'm also involved with the curating of photography/art exhibitions.
Currently teaching myself Irish and Latin! Also trying to play the ukulele (badly!).
THINGS I LIKE A LOT: - Postcards/Letters - natch! - Penguins - I Collect Anything About Penguins - as I'm A Linux Junkie!! - I Collect Buddhas - Even Tho' I'm Not A Buddhist - In fact I collect all sorts of stuff do with all sorts of Religions (I'm a Catholic member of the Celtic Christian Community of St. aidan and St. Hilda) - Kites - Handmade Postcards - Artist Stamps - Faux Postage - Cinderella Stamps - Tea - Filter Coffee (Tho' I Detest Starbucks And Their Ilk!!) - Long Distance Walks - Stationary - Photography (I'm a Momentiler) - Art - Pencil Sketches - Pen & Ink - Chess - Calligraphy - Making Rosaries - Making Jewellery - Paper Craft - Coffee Mugs - Poker Chips - What Is The Meaning Of Life Candles - Incense - Tinkerers - Dogs - Japanese Stuff - Indian Stuff - The Rain - Ice Storms - Mail Art (Of All Kinds) - Good Books - Great Musici LOVE Music, All Kinds (Really) Folk, Blues, Jazz, Rock, Classical, Soul, Funk, And On And On... - Warm Towels - Chocolate Truffles - Piles Of Snow - Warm Spring Days - Autumn - Lazy Summer Days - Winter Walks - Zines And Independent Publications - Altered Books - Anti-Copyright - Decorating Notebooks - Faeries/Faery Art/Tales - Journals - Languages
Amelie, Donnie Darko, The Big Lebow, Annie Hall, Sweet November, Dune,, Zatoichi:The Blind Swordsman,, The Big Lebowski, Kill Bill, Ravenous, Spirited Away, Anything By Hayao Miyazaki, Nausicaa Of The Valley Of Wind, Memento, The Pillow Book, Pulp Fiction, The Song Remains The Same, Star Wars, Labrynth, Fargo, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Lotr, Old Bones Brigade Skate Videos.David Lynch, Tim Burton, Tarantino, Kurosawa Films. Chinese and Japanese Period Films.
I don't have a TV but I do like: Clangers, Dangermouse, Doctor Who,Twin Peaks
Zappa, Beefheart, Coil, Psychic TV, Zoviet France, Genesis P. Orridge, Kinky Friedman & the Texas Jewboys, Nice, Can, The Cure, The Pixies, Sonic Youth, My Chemical Romance - and lots more.