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full name: mahashweta roshni ray
aliases: rosh, bunny, madass
date of birth: august 15th, 1982
place of birth: queen victoria hospital, melbourne, australia
zodiac sign: leo
if you could be or re-live any age? ah, sweet, sweet 16

height: 5'7"
eye color: green/hazel
hair color: brown
hair long or short? definitely long :)
# of piercings: 5
# of tattoos: up to 2, on occasion

siblings: 1 brother, krishanu
dogs or cats? dogs
foreign languages: bengali & german (and smatterings of italian, serbo-croatian, and hebrew)
pen or pencil? pen
is your writing messy or neat? messy, but beautiful :)

pre-school: ymca
elementary school: westmoreland, peabody, butler, & french road
middle school: twelve corners
high school: brighton
college: mit & uc berkeley
where do you work? in front of a computer
dream job secretary general of the u.n., nobel prize winning novelist, and globe-trotting diva extraordinaire all-in-one!

hobbies/interests: music, long showers, globetrotting, dress up, camping, violin, dessert-making, boardgames (trivial pursuit & scrabble)...
what do you do when bored? call friends, draw/paint, read, listen to music, websurf
pet peeves: nectarines (bald wannabe peaches), hummer limousines, and fat people in hiphuggers
greatest fears: serial killers and getting stuck.
thunderstorms, scary or cool? exciting!
do you believe in god? no
favorite color: lipstick red
favorite flowers: tuberoses, stargazer lilies, red roses
favorite stores: cache, brookstone, pier1, the body shop, tutti frutti

favorite day of the week: saturday
favorite season: autumn
favorite month: june
favorite holidays: halloween (christmas and valentine's day tie for a close 2nd...i'm a sucker for hallmark holidays!)

favorite tv shows: west wing, law&order, ali g, south park
favorite sports to watch: basketball & baseball
favorite cartoon character: homer simpson
favorite movie: cinema paradiso

favorite books: 'haroun and the sea of stories' and 'the unbearable lightness of being'
favorite magazines: national geographic, foreign affairs
favorite music: belle and sebastian, the postal service, pink martini, edith piaf, massive attack, david bowie, ani difranco, the velvet underground, u2, neutral milk hotel, brazilian girls, wilco, bloc party, harry belafonte, beth orton, gorillaz, morrissey, thievery corporation, bob dylan, queen, the psychedelic furs, depeche mode, seeed, mc solaar, pharcyde, billy joel, green day, cesaria evora, the cure, nina simone, the beatles, brahms symphonies, bach solo works for violin and cello, mozart string quintets

favorite fruit: fresh figs
favorite vegetable: artichokes
favorite candy: heath bars, butterfinger, almond roca, & reese's
favorite ice cream: ben&jerry's coffee heath bar crunch
favorite drink: razberi stoli w/ tonic & lemon

favorite quotes:
"you may say that i'm a dreamer, but i'm not the only one." -john lennon, imagine
"those who were dancing were thought insane by those who couldn't hear the music." -friedrich nietzsche
"we are such stuff as dreams are made on and our little life is rounded with a sleep." -william shakespeare, the tempest
"a dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world." -oscar wilde
"life itself is the most wonderful fairytale." -hans christian andersen