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Introduction for MarkRobotArm

I'm a former military oxymoron and current apprentice polymath. I'm actually back at school, trying to become a teacher, but a tendency towards the silly means I'll play around with the definition, as above. I'm something of an oenophile - giving it a fancy name makes my love of wine a hobby, right? - as well as being a lover of language(s). I speak and write four - English, French, Spanish, Arabic - with a view to studying Mandarin as soon as I have a window. Or my brain mutates. Whichever is sooner. I am a keen cook and am rarely happier than when making something new for close friends and family. I love spicy foods and make Indian curries, as well as appropriate side dishes, from scratch. It's hard to match wines to such complex flavours so, on these occasions, will try to find a beer to complement the meal. If in doubt, a Guinness will usually suffice.

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Ruby3881 wrote on November 18, 2014, 4:12 AM

Welcome to Persona Paper, Mark! It sounds like you're going to have a great deal to contribute to the community :)

maxeen wrote on November 18, 2014, 11:33 AM

A French Madiran(Red) will just be great. Welcome to you.

ashuli wrote on November 18, 2014, 1:19 PM

Hi there ! Welcome to persona paper, i am sure you will enjoy writing here!

Dawnwriter wrote on November 19, 2014, 3:41 AM

Welcome to Persona Paper, Mark. My daughter also loves learning new languages. Can you tell me any free online resources for learning Spanish other than Duolingo?

LisaSteinmetz wrote on November 21, 2014, 5:02 PM

Welcome to PersonaPaper!

Glenn wrote on November 22, 2014, 6:27 PM

Welcome to PersonaPaper Mark. I just left you a message on Tsu too since you didn't know your account here has been approved. I'm wondering if they just don't send out a notice and one has to check? Or if you missed the email. Anyway, I'm looking forward to reading your first post when you get around to it.

Kasman wrote on November 25, 2014, 8:01 AM

Welcome to Persona Paper. I'm not much of a wine drinker but I do like a decent beer.

LeaPea2417 wrote on December 20, 2015, 12:11 AM

Hi, it is nice to meet you on here, but I hope you return to write and interact on the posts here.