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Just briefly visiting London from Manchester..!
I have a dangerous tea addiction, if I hadn't discovered decaf tea
I think I'd be dead by now. Recovering crisp addict, crisp free
Update - No longer crisp free :(
Slight relapse this summer
What I’m doing with my life
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I have been lucky enough to travel a lot the past few years and had
great fun doing so but now Im trying to behave like an adult and
buy a house and other boring things so Im in the process of slowly
moving to the cute town of Hebden Bridge....but Im still tempted to
sack it off and go away again. Then again having ones own house has
its advantages, I mean apart from the walking round naked all the
time, I can fill it with geeky high tech gizmos and call it Xanadu
I have also developed an insatiable appetite for walking. Probably
since we got the rather cute dog you may have seen in my photos. I
now try and walk ten miles a day and plan to start doing some
serious walking this summer, hopefully starting with Hadrian's
Update - I have now walked Hadrians Wall :)
110 miles in 6 days
I’m really good at
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Talking about history and random useless trivia (especially about
I can talk to you for hours about things you probably have little
or no interest in :)
I can also make the perfect cup of tea
The first things people usually notice about me
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Hmm, well the last 3 girls I met all told me that they when we
first met they were convinced I was gay. If one girl had said it
fair enough, but 3. Strange, me and Cookie (my koala bear teddy I
was traveling with) really couldn't figure out why.
Also whenever I met any other English people while traveling they
had a hard time believing Im really from Manchester, apparently I
don't have the "right" accent for it
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Music is my main passion in life so I listen to a lot! But my main
inspiration in life are The Beatles, my earliest memory in life is
being shown The Beatles movie Help! Honestly.
My other favourite artists are Paul McCartney, XTC, ELO, The
Smiths, Todd Rundgren, Sondre Lerche, The High Llamas, Brian
After the Beatles the main music I listen to really is film
soundtracks, especially those of the composers ennio morricone,
balladenti and Gabriel Yared.
I wouldn't say I was a good musician...but I make up for it in
effort, Ive played in some alright bands in the past - I think
there are videos on youtube if anyones interested!
I love foreign cinema, especially German films. My favourite film
is probably The Tin Drum but I also love the German tv show Heimat.
I love comedy so The Monty Python films are up there, and Charlie
Chaplin films. Beatles films also, obviously.
I do love comedy shows like Peep Show, Flight of the Conchords, Red
Dwarf etc and epic dramas like Our Friends In The North or The
Killing. Currently watching Borgen. I think the documentaries of
Adam Curtis are amazing and very eye opening, everyone should watch
them! When I was a child my favourite cartoon was The Raccoons, I
was really surprised when I actually went to America to find they
don't like Raccoons and no one had seen the cartoon...turns out its
Canadian! And what exactly was Ceril Sneer??
My favourite book of all time is Catch 22 by Joseph Heller. Im
quite convinced this is the greatest book ever written, I tend to
read it like once a year. My fav author however is Kurt Vonnegut,
although I think they have a similar style. Anything by Murakami,
Bill Bryson and Henning Mankell I usually love too
I also love Richard Dawkins, yes I know he pisses a lot of people
off but good - if you read The God Delusion you realize he is God,
the final irony. Clearly I'm not a fan of religion, religious
maniacs need not message me I don't have the time or energy to
point out why you are so deluded. Sorry. Believers in the Flying
Spaghetti Monster are more than welcome though
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Whether to stay in the UK or not
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
With a cup of tea and an episode of Parks and Recreation or now
that I am up to date with that an episode of HBO's Rome
If I am going out I usually head to the Star and Garter in
Manchester but this seems to happen less and less these days sadly,
and I hardly drink not for any particularly moral reasons I just
really don't like the taste of most alcoholic drinks. Much rather
have a cup of tea any night
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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My hair was permed, now Im scared im losing it.
Might be some connection there!
Now I'm seriously considering a hair transplant....
Also, the nicest message I have ever received on here was from
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