Name: Clementine Marie Sze Wei Lo
Place of birth: Geneva, SWITZERLAND
Origins: ??? World ??? / Dad: Chinese from Hong Kong with a Canadian passport / Mom: French and Portuguese but quite a melting pot if you look closer: Turkish, Swiss, Spanish…
Things I like
in no particular order:
Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Singing in the rain, Lord of the Rings trilogy (preference for the Return of the King), Star Wars (IV V and VI, with a preference for the Empire Strikes Back), Moulin Rouge, Roman Holiday, Gladiator, Fight Club, a lot of Miyazaki’s work (My Neighbor Totoro , Spirited Away, Princess Mononoke, Haul’s Castle, Ponyo on a Cliff by the Sea), Pixar movies of course ( Finding Nemo, Monsters inc, Wall-E and Up), The Notebook, E.T., the Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Love Actually, Dark City, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Lots of very different things: jazz, rock, pop, classical, you name it! A few of my favourites (in no particular order):
JAZZ: Frank Sinatra, Miles Davis, Ella Fitzgerald, Ray Charles, Nat King Cole, Norah Jones, Jamie Cullum, Diana Krall, Madeleine Peyroux, Michael Buble
POP/ROCK: Nada Surf, Biffy Clyro, Muse, Dave Matthews Band, Queen, Franz Ferdinand, Radiohead, Train, Paolo Nutini, Pink Martini
CLASSICAL: Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet, Chopin waltzes, Debussy: Arabesques, Brahms: Hungarian Dances, a lot of italian opera: Puccini: Madame Butterfly, Verdi: La Traviata
I read mostly in English. When I was small my favourite book was The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe from the Narnia chronicles. now some oher of my favourites are The Lord of the Rings (Tolkien), the Harry Potters (JK Rowling), the discworld series (Terry Pratchett), the Avalon series (Marion Zimmer Bradley), Bridget Jone’s diary (Helen Fielding), Le Rouge et le Noir (Stendhal), Les trois mousquetaires (Alexandre Dumas), l’Alchimiste (Paolo Coelho)
Dancing : I used to want to be a ballerina and trained until I was 18. Now I just dance for fun: classical, jazz, modern, tap dance, oriental, hip hop, musicals.
Traveling: I love going to new places, discovering other cultures and exploring all the wonderful things our world has to offer. In 2007 I took a sabbatical to travel around the world during nine months (March to December).
Other things I like: chocolate, shoes, pandas, sleeping, champagne, red wine, scuba diving, wake skating.