Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'm NYC for ten days from 9th October. Was supposed to be coming
for a ten day holiday with a friend who has now dropped
out..leaving me on my own.
So if anyone wants to take pity on me, is curious to hear a very
posh English accent, or is just plain bored - it would be cool to
meet people who can show me something of New York... cafes, bars,
museums, music, sporting events. In return I promise to provide
some very dry British humour, and anecdotes from my life in the
I alternate between taking life too seriously and not seriously at
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Working in international development. Was in Beirut (hence the
name.. and now OkCupid won't let me change it), now in Turkey, and
sometimes London. Looking to meet interesting people on the way.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Procrastinating, making cups of tea, doing foreign accents,
dreaming up schemes for the future, travelling around
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Books - The Wind in the Willows, Lolita, Lucky Jim, Decline and
Fall, The Adventures of Augie March
Movies - The Machinist, Goodfellas,
Shows - Mad Men, The Sopranos, Peep Show
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Sunshine, tennis, tea, the gym, my passport, an underlying sense of
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Whatever happened to my cat Balzac.. Planning my trip going
overland from Turkey to Iran and Central Asia. This needs some
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Out and about in Gaziantep. Living the dream.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I'm always convinced my plane is going to crash.
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
You want a UK visa, you're ever in London, Istanbul or Beirut, you
want to play tennis, you can guess which famous actor and singer I
share a name with.
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