80 Random Things

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About Me | The essence of It | Sobre mim [about me in Portuguese]

50+ random things about me:
(this list keeps getting smaller and smaller as my convictions get weakened by the act of time passing)

– when I was almost 3, my sister was born and I said that that was the happiest day of my life;
– I love cats;
– I think trains are great;
– I’ve never had lots of friends because I was shy–the ones I have are golden;
– I wrote a novel;
– I wrote another f*cking novel(!!);
– when I was little I wanted to become a gardener;
– then I wanted to be a painter;
– then a sculptor;
– I finally took graphic design;
– in school I was always a mediocre student and the older I get the less I regret it;
– I’m convinced I exist for the entertainment of the people around me;
– I love David Lynch;
– I’m interested it the history of humanity through the ages, in particular the relations between men and women;
– I’m interested in philosophy and in metaphysics;
– I like sociology and history in general;
– I try not to eat things with sugar–I fail many delicious times;
– I forget a lot;
– I have never broken any bones (although I’m not sure about one of my pinkies…);
– I dislike the cold (bellow 10ºC/50ºF);
– I dislike the heat (above 25ºC/77ºF);
– I dislike the sound of the wind;
– I like thunderstorms;
– I’m older than my two siblings;
– I like flowers, in particular violets and lilies. I also like tulips, daisies, peonies and roses;
– pelargoniums rule;
– I like 80% chocolate;
– I like anime and manga, regardless of not knowing what’s going on today;
– I like cherries and things with cherry flavour;
– I love real mashed potatoes with butter and nutmeg;
– I like card games and board games;
– I like video games, in particular adventure, TBS and RTS;
– MMORPG are nice too (sometimes…);
– I like ‘stratospheric’ music;
– I love cocktails and my favorite is the Sidecar. I also have a little weakness for the Dirty Martini (Shout out to T-Rex. Who number one?!);
– I love to cook for people I love;
– I love photography;
– I wear glasses since I was 2;
– At 18 I started wearing contact lenses;
– through the years I’ve painted my hair dark blue, black and dark red;
– now is mostly brown with some white;
– I like the smell of Nivea;
– I like murder mystery books like Agatha Christie’s;
– I like to read biographies– Last good ones I read were ‘Tender at the Bone’ by Ruth Reichl, and ‘Educated’ by Tara Westover;
– I crochet since I was a kid and in high school I did it everyday on the train and in class;
– I like lists (no sh*t, right?);
– I don’t have cats anymore;
– I’m an immigrant;
– I dislike the word “expat”;
– collecting fascinates me;
– I have some collections;
– I like BD and comics;
– I like books;
– I believe in the impermanence of everything;
– I love flowers;
– I still love to receive interesting mail.