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A bit arty, a bit science-y, not in any way New Age or spiritual.
Big on rationality.
Considerate to the point at which it's detrimental to my own
happiness (but that's not a reason not to be).
Dry and quirky taste in humour, wet and functional taste in
Sometimes I wear a coat.
Studied English and Philosophy at uni and occasionally motivate
myself to do a bit of writing of my own. Looking to go back to Uni
in a few years and do at least a masters.
I FUCKING LOVE CAKE.
I'm looking to meet people in and around Tokyo. I'm interested in
both dating and friendships so if you like the sound of me please
do say hi.
What I’m doing with my life
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Trying to learn what Japanese I can (the sidebar on my profile
didn't give me the option to choose 'very poorly').
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
The floor is lava. If you don't know what that is you were never a
The first things people usually notice about me
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I have a bit of a lisp. Or my kidneys. I have well FIT kidneys.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Ok so I think I have to deploy the obligatory 'these are just a few
and are always changing' disclaimer.
Infinite Jest - David Foster Wallace
Mrs Dalloway - Virginia Woolf (if her writing was a woman, I'd get
Notes From Underground - Fyodor Dostoevsky (comes close to being
Never Let Me Go - Kazuo Ishiguro
The Unbearable Lightness of Being - Milan Kundera
Enduring Love - Ian McEwan
Also lots of philosophy and popular science.
American History X
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (It's almost like a Romantic Comedy except it's
Oz, The Sopranos, The Wire, Deadwood (could list most HBO stuff
Breaking Bad, Brasseye, South Park, Peep Show, League Of Gentlemen,
Armando Iannucci Shows
Ahhh, probably the hardest one to list, we all want to seem so
ecclectic dont we?
Big passion for the more alternative side of hip-hop (eg Aesop
Rock, Sage Francis) and the intelligent side of electronic music
(yep, lots of bleeps and blips for me).
I like my melancholic folky/indie stuff too (think Sufjan Stevens
or The National). Grew up on rock and metal though, so thats in the
mix as well.
If you describe your taste in music as 'ohhhh anything with a good
beat' then I am a bit annoyed.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Music, Curry, my gran (bless her), adding little asides to every
other sentence inside a set of parentheses (see), two more things
may be added if and when.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Whether or not wasps get headaches, I really hope they do.
Human rights, feminism, secularism, antitheism, language.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Eratically jolting about in a nightclub in a self concious manner
or chilling with friends and generally saying very silly things. If
I can't be bothered with other people, sitting in my bedroom with
the lights off listening to music or sitting in my bedroom with the
lights on reading a book.
You should message me if
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You know how to appreciate a comfortable silence (yes, I am an
You value honesty and intellectual integrity over happiness.
You dislike Jeremy Clarkson.
DON'T MESSAGE ME IF YOU DON'T READ BOOKS.
I'm not into time wasters and unfortunately there seem to be lots
on sites like this. Those of you who go 'I respond to every message
out of politeness', that's just misleading, why do it? If I message
you and you aren't interested just don't message back. Simple.
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