My friend and colleague Mark Petrovic pulled me into this blog-tag game, apparently started by Jeff Pulver. It’s a sort of parlour game where you tell five things most people don’t know about you and then tag more people to do the same. So here goes: five things most people don’t know about me:

  • I used to be a professional Shiatsu therapist. I also studied Traditional Chinese Medicine seriously before realizing I didn’t have what it took to be a doctor.
  • I have a Bachelor of Mathematics degree, but I can’t calculate the tip on a restaurant bill.
  • I’m a Zen Buddhist (well, more like a “lapsed” Zen Buddhist, these days).
  • I love Space Opera. Some of my favourite authors are Iain M. Banks, Peter F. Hamilton, Alastair Reynolds, Neal Asher, and of course: Isaac Asimov. I even love cheesy TV space operas: Star Trek (all of them), Stargate (both of them), Firefly, and Battlestar Galactica (the new one–I just couldn’t take Lorne Greene seriously in anything.)
  • My pet topic is the history and philosophy of science, about which I’d really, really like to write a book one day.

Ok, now I need to “tag” some more people. Hmm… how about Leigh Himel, Mathew Ingram, Jason Theodor, and Jason Ramsay-Brown

2 thoughts on “Blog-Tag”

  1. You know how I obsess over these things… or do you? Hmmm, I guess I’ll have to reveal 5 of my deepest secrets soon. I accept your challenge. I will post soon and surprise the world (my very very small world, that is).

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