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norma jean yates
london [often in calcutta india], England
Submitted by normajeanyates on July 21, 2008 at 9:27 AM.
Well there are zillions, but right now on this machine i am listing to Courntey Love: so some brilliant song-excepts from Ms Love: [all from her 2004 album America's Sweetheart:]
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Englishwoman,"bluestocking",3 years younger than Madonna.
lit. addict -eclectic-Tariq Ali, woolf,julian barnes, john berger, rushdie,the brontes,george eliot,ts eliot, orwell,austen,calvino,sylvia plath,thackeray,homer, keats,the shelleys,arundhati roy,de sade,philip roth,yeats, stoppard, pinter, jelinek,ngugi,burns, ...
music addict-wildly eclectic-ScottJoplin->JanisJoplin->JOSS STONE,2pac,*COURTNEY LOVE*,nusrat fateh ali khan, tATu [sp. russian albums],joan baez, L.v.Beethoven, jazz, jazz-rock [little now], RATM/morello, pete seeger,MADONNA,*post-beatles*lennon,*CARLA BRUNI*, ...
sort-of-film addict - chaplin/eisensein/di sica/godard/
kubrick/ritwik ghatak/bergman/stephen frears/lars v. trier/woody allen/...,
for me, chess = primarily an art form.
1977-1983 - serious chess [incl. correspondence - by postcard.] (newbie in *online* correspondence chess - playing first game as on May 2008 - *here*).
1988-2005 - off serious chess-playing altogether - casual chess w/ friends OTB and on ics/icc. [but I was into analysis/mate-in-2/3 problems/retroanalysis]
2006ff: picking up the threads - re-learning serious chess (fics, now more-and-more here)
OTB FIDE-recognised tournaments - not since 1988.
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