Crazy 8 meme

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Good grief – it’s all memes this time of year!

Well, I’ve been tagged by Alix Mortimer for the Crazy 8 meme, and so I’ll have a go:

8 things I am passionate about:

Land value taxation
Intergenerational equity
Secularism
Electoral reform (STV to be precise – god I’m a cliché)
Human rights
2000AD
Science
Boardgames

8 things I want to do before I die:

Finish PartyWatch
Beat Julian at Catan
Go freelance
Own a comic shop
Vote for and be part of the campaign that leads to a Lib Dem plurality government
Be an elected member of the second chamber of Parliament (no Commons for me!)
Read my own obituary
Visit New Zealand in an environmentally friendly way

8 things I say often:

Just fucking Google it!
I’ve got wood for sheep (f’narr!)
It was the cat
What would Judge Dredd do?
Fucking Moby
It’s all gravy
Cool
Yes (I say this too often in fact)

8 books I’ve read recently or am still reading:

The Possibility of Progress by Mark Braund
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling
Thrill-power Overload by David Bishop
The Nikolai Dante Omnibus by David Bishop (which I do NOT recommend)
Reinventing the State by Brack, Grayson and Howard (eds)
Location Matters by Tony Vickers
Judge Dredd: The Complete Case Files by John Wagner et al
1984 by George Orwell (which one of these days I will get round to finishing I promise!)

8 songs I could listen to over and over and do:

The entirety of Vespertine and Homogenic by Björk (which is more than 8 tracks)

8 things that attract me to my best friends:

Geekiness
Humanity
Intellect
Liberalism
A sense of the ridiculous
Passion
Pragmatism
Scepticism

8 people I think should do Crazy 8s:

Antony Hook
Amanda Ryan
Alex Runswick
Nick Barlow
Richard Huzzey
Linda Jack
Alex Wilcock
Will Howells

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