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Evenin' Gents!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Niles Jan 16, 2013. 2 Replies

Alright lads,I'd been reading the website on and off for a couple months and thought I'd sign up after reading the 45 Hobbies blog. I myself have a few hobbies listed on there including fly fishing…Continue

 

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Liam Strain replied to Paul Francis's discussion Evenin' Gents!
"Welcome to AoM, Paul. "
Jan 15, 2013
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Evenin' Gents!

Alright lads,I'd been reading the website on and off for a couple months and thought I'd sign up after reading the 45 Hobbies blog. I myself have a few hobbies listed on there including fly fishing and playing the acoustic guitar. My goals for the new year are to take up some more outdoor pursuits (camping, hiking etc..), strength training and maybe even a bit of woodworking. Hopefully some of your manliness will rub off on me (excuse the inuendo...)A little background on myself: I'm 25, a…See More
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Interests
Fly fishing, folk music (I play the guitar and harmonica), cycling (I'm a novice!), camping, reading, writing, ale and whiskey (I work for a real ale and single malt whisky specialist pub).

Ah and how could I forget! Football! Or soccer if you're from across the pond!
Books
Any Bukowski, Kerouac or Brautigan. I read a lot of poetry but mainly American literature.
Movies
Lost in Translation
Music
Fionn Regan, Johnny Flynn, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Fleet Foxes
Quote
Now is the time to think of only one thing. That which I was born for - Santiago (Hemingway)

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