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My self-summary
Still relatively new to Cambridge, and keen to get out and meet people, and get to know this wonderful but somewhat bizarre city a little better.
Likes interesting people, good pubs and challenging conversation, preferably at the same time.
What I’m doing with my life
Originally from the deepest darkest West Midlands, I've been in Cambridge for about six months now, after previous stints up north, in Wales and most recently the dreaded south west.
Am generally getting my head around a new job, new city, and new housemates, while trying not to embarrass myself any more than is strictly necessary.

Eventually I will get round to getting the bike I've been promising ever since I moved here, which will hopefully make me feel like less of an imposter.
I’m really good at
Taking shorthand notes at 100 words a minute, but sadly that rarely seems to impress people.

I'd like to think I can hold a conversation with pretty much anyone, that I've usually got something interesting to say and I know how to have a good time.
The first things people usually notice about me
To be honest I'm drawing a blank here, any (nice) suggestions gratefully received.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Everyone lies on here to try and sound more interesting right?
So instead here's the most recent stuff I've read/seen/heard (as of 08.03.15) and you can make up your own mind:

Books- Greg Jenner's A Million Years in a Day- keeping my inner history student happy. (Would it be a terrible thing to say he's also a really nice bloke?)

The Jeeves Omnibus vol 4- my ongoing PG Woodehouse obsession shows no sign of dying

And as of writing this I'm counting down the days for Jon Ronson's latest to come out

I'd do the same for music, but then I would be here all day.
According to iTunes the last artists I downloaded were Public Service Broadcasting, Franz Nicolay and Los Campesinos! and the last band I saw was The Hold Steady in Manchester.

Most recent films seen include Good Vibrations (worth seeking out), Ex Machina (fantastic), and Jurassic Park 3 (technically my housemate's choice so not my fault, but I'd be lying if I said I didn't enjoy it.

TV habits inevitably revolve around Doctor Who, but am currently looking for something to fill the post-Wolf Hall void, and am slowly working my way through Community on Netflix.
The six things I could never do without
My Kindle
A radio. I'd give up all the music I own in a heartbeat before I'd lose the combination of Radio 4, 5 Live and 6 Music which gets me through most days
Tiny sausages wrapped in bacon
A pen and notebook
The Beach Boys
A pizza cutter (I'm not running out of ideas now, honest)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
The future.
Horrible Histories' song lyrics.
The perfect witty, intelligent thing I should have said, moments after saying something crass and embarrassing.
On a typical Friday night I am
Ideally: out in a pub somewhere meeting new people, being witty and interesting.

In reality: at home chilling with my housemates, or re-watching old episodes of Doctor Who.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I still get embarassingly emotional every time I watch Toy Story 3.
You should message me if
You know what makes for a truly great pub, and where to find one in Cambridge.

You've read my profile and think we've got things in common. Or you've read it and think we don't, in which case there's bound to be some interesting conversations to be had.