Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
My name is Ed. I never really know what to put in these, or how
much information people need before messaging/feeling comfortable.I
enjoy many things ranging from walks, cycling, horse riding,
skiing, cinema, reading curled in bed with a mug of tea.
I have an MA in Human Rights and Genocide studies (sorry!) and a BA
in Modern History. I say modern, that's pretty much the stream I
took,though I did do a Democracy and History module. I am pretty
much an 'expert' when it comes to World War 2 history (sad thing to
admit) but can talk about anything and anything really, history is
just my passion.
I'm extremely quiet and introverted at first and but that goes with
time. Once I get talking on a subject I'm passionate about I can't
I love video games and other general geeky topics. It's helped me
in the past find new friends and its great to socialise and
That's the short version. The long version (my interests etc) can
be found mainly below, but I'm never sure what to put in these
things, or how open I should be, so I thought I'd spit it out. I
would also point out that the majority of the questions I answered
are approximately two years old now, so some of the questions will
undoubtedly have changed.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
At the moment I am a Commissioning Editor Manager for a publishing
firm in Birmingham. It brings the money in, but isn't something
that i will stick to in the long term.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Being myself. I don't care about what people think of me, as long
as i'm being myself, then people can choose to like me or dislike
me. I bear no grudges to anything or anyone. I try and make people
Listening. I am good at listening to people's woes, funny stories,
giving advice etc.
I used to be a rugby academy player-loved it and played it to a
I am a very good skiier (I can technically teach it) and love to go
skiing at any opportunity.
The first things people usually notice about me
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I have a beard.
I also have curly hair which apparently are awesome. But I hate
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Will usually devour any book you put in front of me, from all types
of genre but I guess the genres in particular are:
Anything to do with World War 2
Game of Thrones
House of Cards
Anything really, but here is a selection:
Again, like my literature, I usually listen to anything, try
anything at least once is pretty much my motto.
Usually anything..I try anything once :)
Anything but horror
I will play everything and anything. Feel free to add me on steam
if you have it (bowkers123)
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Kindle (yes I like both)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
The next wild adventure. What it would be like to be X character
from Y tv series in real life.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
At home watching tv or reading, wishing I had a fire during
winter..Or occasionally at the pub.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I've also had an interesting upbringing. A lot of pain, but it's
shaped who I am today.
You should message me if
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You are interested in any of the above, or just want to chat about
anything. I am friendly and will always reply. I'm new to this so
I'm not going to bite :)
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