- Computers: Amigas, Windows PCs (laptops, desktops and servers)
- Computer games: point and click adventure games (especially the modern Telltale games), the Half-life series, the Deus Ex series, Driving games (Grid, Test Drive, Lotus), RPGs (Chrono Trigger, Cthulhu Saves the World), S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series, Spacechem, Defense Grid: The Awakening.
- Video games: old school Sonic, Fountain games, Ridge Racer.
- Movies: the Alien films, the Back to the Future trilogy, Lord of the Rings, Bond films, Burton's and Nolan's Batman films, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Amelie, The Shawshank Redemption, Ghostbusters, The Joy Luck Club, Pixar films, I,Robot.
- TV shows: Babylon 5, Doctor Who (old and new), Gilmore Girls, Grey's Anatmomy, Green Wing, Red Dwarf, Coupling, Friends, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Cold Feet, Daria, Law & Order series, Futurama, Firefly, Due South, The West Wing, Monty Python's Flying Circus.
- Gardening: mainly fruit trees - forever practical.
- Long drives with a comfortable bed at the end of the journey.