Cathy, 18, Sydney.
I’m fresh out of high school, and I enjoy travelling, photography, music, poetry, politics, literature, films, geography, history, writing, animals, ideas, languages, friends, the environment, activism, interesting conversation, people watching, long train rides, busy cities, the beach at night, architecture, long flights, nail polish, bright lights, hair dye, late nights, interior decorating, exploring my own city, 80s pop songs, drunken conversations, honesty, postcards, make up, airports, museums, art galleries, human rights, making plans and making lists, good lyrics, art, useless facts, Europe and New York City.
My favourite musicians include Death Cab For Cutie, Bon Iver, The Shins, Bright Eyes, Brand New, Regina Spektor, Something Corporate, Bob Dylan, The Strokes and Sigur Rós.
My favourite films include Dead Poets Society, The Breakfast Club, American History X, Frost/Nixon, The Departed, Empire Records, Almost Famous, Into The Wild, Garden State, Reality Bites, Good Will Hunting and Breakfast At Tiffany’s.
My favourite authors and poets include Oscar Wilde, Jonathan Safran Foer, John Green, John Keats, E.E Cummings, Jack Kerouac, Anis Mojgani, F. Scott Fitzgerald, George Orwell, J.D Salinger, J.K Rowling, Janet Tashjian, Henry David Thoreau, Allen Ginsberg and Stephen Chbosky.
My favourite television shows include Friends, The West Wing, 30 Rock, Arrested Development, Mad Men, Doctor Who, Community, Skins, Weeds, Peep Show, The Colbert Report, The Daily Show and Black Books.