Marcus Williamson

General Information

Marcus Williamson
Fool Since:
February 18 1999
Where I Live:
Jinju Other

Investing Basics

Investing Style:
Confusion tinged with regret

Investing Favorites

few to speak of

Education And Work Information

School(s) Attended
New College,Oxford, St. Catherine's, Oxford
Job Title


Personal Quote:
'There are so many worlds, and I have not yet conquered even one' (attributed to Alexander the Great).
Person(s) I'd Like To Meet:
Warren Buffet
Favorite Vacation Spots:
Favorite Sports or Teams:
Football/Newcastle United
Favorite Music or Musicians:
Leicester Forest East 17 (of which I am in fact a member)
Great Books Read Recently:
Not Without My Trousers: Volume One of My Incredible Autobiography - Marcus Williamson

An Interview with MarcusW

Last updated: 3/3/2003
The Fool:
Okay you have been asked onto Desert Island Discs what 8 records, one book and a luxury item do you take with you?
Oh, go on, then:

1) Bach violin sonatas and partitas
2) Ella Fitzgeralnd Cole Porter Song Books
3) Eminmem's 'Slim Shady LP'
4) 'Insides' by Orbital
5) '4 Last Songs' by Richard Strauss
6) Haydn's Imperial Nelson Mass
7) 'Fear of Music' by Talking Heads
8) Beethoven's Emporer Concerto (played by Krystian Zimemrman and conducted by Leonard Bernstein)

My luxury is scuba diving equipment, and my book is 'Light on Yoga' by BKS Iyengar.
The Fool:
What's the strangest thing you've ever seen?
A monk on rollerblades.
The Fool:
Give a short description of your best and/or worst vacation.
I spent six months of this year in Laos in Thailand. Originally it was meant to be six weeks, but it was too much like fun. It was my third time in Asia, and this time I didn't come back...
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