the alfmeister

a figment of reality's imagination


Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch is based on the alfmeister’s incessant cynicism with the world and his inability to suffer fools gladly, however he does have a softer side that enjoys some of history’s greater achievements and people, and this list compiles (but is not restricted to) some of his favourite things…in no particular order or preference;

Food; Specific – sausage on (buttered) white bread with lightly cooked onions, tomato sauce and Hot English Mustard General – Chinese

Premier League Team; Everton

Drink; Alcoholic Vodka Non-Alcoholic Double Spearmint Thickshake

Music; Genre – Guitar-based rock & metal, Band Deep Purple, specifically MkIII Musician – Ritchie Blackmore Song – “I Want To Know What Love Is” by Foreigner Album – Blues Explosion (1982 Montreux Blues Festival) Concert – Joss Stone

Star Wars Character; Darth Vader

NBA Team; Boston Celtics

Word; “fuck” (interjection) or “poohs, bums, and wees”

Spaghetti or Baked Beans; both, but leaning to spaghetti

City; Hong Kong, Singapore, Kuching…in fact most of SE Asia

Big Screen; The Kentucky Fried Movie Actor – Johnny Depp, Tom Hanks, Sean Penn Actress – Gwyneth Paltrow and Jodie Foster

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Small Screen; Show – Blackadder, Extras, The Office (UK)  Actor – Ricky Gervais, John Cleese Actress – Jennifer Saunders, Dawn French, Caroline Quentin, Felicity Kendall

Ford or Holden; used to be Holden, but felt silly. Own one of each

Sport; Cricket Sportsman – Shane Warne, The Don Sportswoman – Maria Sharapova

Motors; Car – Lamborghini Countach Best I Have Driven  R34 Nissan Godzilla Motorbike – 1947 Harley-Davidson ‘Knucklehead’ Best I Have Ridden MV Agusta F4 1000i

Muppet; Animal

NFL Team; New York Giants

Cartoon; Calvin & Hobbes

Sexiest Cartoon Character; Jessica Rabbit, Betty Rubble

Literature; Genre – Military, non-fiction Book – Pursuit by Ludovic Kennedy Fiction – The Gobbler by Adrian Edmondson Children’s – Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are? by Dr. Seuss

Animal; Cat

Planet; Saturn

Female News Presenter; difficult one this, but it has to be either Caroline Robinson (TV3 News) or Nadine Chalmers-Ross (TV1, AMP Business)

Best News; TV3

Sainsbury or Campbell; Campbell

Smooth of Crunchy; both

NRL Team; Used to be North Sydney Bears, now NZ Warriors

Number; 11 (and sometimes, 16)

Comedian; Spike Milligan

Colour; Purple (apparently a sign of sexual frustration)


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