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Dave8629

29 London, UK Man

Man

I’m looking for

  • Women
  • Ages 24–35
  • Near me
  • For new friends, long-term dating, short-term dating

My details

Last online
Today – 12:50pm
Orientation
Straight
Ethnicity
Height
5′ 8″ (1.73m)
Body type
Thin
Diet
Vegetarian
Smokes
No
Drinks
Socially
Drugs
Never
Religion
Sign
Education
Graduated from masters program
Job
Other
Income
Status
Open relationship
Type
Offspring
Doesn’t have kids
Pets
Speaks
English, French

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My self-summary
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Typically for London, I'm not originally from here - I moved from Canada in 2010 and have spent most of the past few years living here (with a year in the middle spent living in Ghana and traveling in Rwanda and Zanzibar).

I've thought about leaving London to travel through India and Indonesia, but inexplicably in late 2014 I landed my dream job here, working for an organization that supports governments in Asia and Africa to implement environmental policies that help long-term sustainable development and poverty reduction. I can't believe it happened and I'm so excited!

So for the next few years it looks like I'm going to stay in London before heading off on my next adventure. That said, I'm still trying to make some exciting trips happen over the course of the next year - Burma, the Maldives, and Bhutan are on the top of my list.

Now that I'm staying, I'm trying to enjoy everything the city has to offer, go to as many concerts as possible, eat amazing food, and meet lots of interesting new people. That could be you.

Here's who you get in return (I think!):

I'm down to earth, with a bit of irreverence thrown in to spice things up. I love to scuba dive, cook, explore hidden bars and cafes, curl up in a corner with a book, make bad puns, discuss international affairs, and pretend that I can actually play guitar.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
My Canadian accent. The fact that I'm constantly saying sorry. Sorry!
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Music: Bob Dylan, Tallest Man on Earth, Dispatch, the Doors, Led Zeppelin, The Tragically Hip, Hey Rosetta, Craig Cardiff, Ali Farka Toure, Toumani Diabate, and Fela Kuti.

Books: If there was one thing I wish I could do with my life I would want to be a novelist. I don't think there's anything better in life than connecting with what somewhat else has written...I spend way more time/money than is healthy on books. A few favourites:

The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Catch-22, A Fine Balance, The History of Love, Cloud Atlas, Shantaram, House of Leaves, Midnight's Children, Ishmael, Oryx and Crake, Norwegian Wood, the English Patient, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, 2666, If on a winters night a traveler....Recently read The Narrow Road to the Deep North. Breathtaking!

Films: Before Sunrise, The Pianist, There Will Be Blood, Waking Life, Schindler's List, Eyes Wide Shut, Superbad, Life Aquatic. Basically anything by Wes Anderson, Stanley Kubrick, Richard Linklater or the Cohen Brothers.

Food: I couldn't live without Indian food...but also Thai, Middle Eastern, Ethiopian, Italian are amazing. In fact, I think I spend more time focusing on food then on my career. Also, cheese is it's own category of food, right?
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Scuba diving - one day I will island hop across Indonesia and dive everywhere!
Music - small live gigs, or through headphones while watching the world pass by on a train/bus
Sex & intimacy
Lazy mornings sleeping in
Cheese
Biodiversity
Second-hand book stores
Friendship
Mountains and oceans - a shout out to my home on the West Coast

That's 9. It's more fun to break the rules.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Traveling to Burma in 2015, new recipes, natural resource management and poverty reduction, ethical non-monogamy
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
I'm attracted to confident, funny, and compassionate people. Epicurean traits are absolutely essential! If you're open-minded, adventurous, and a little bit wild then definitely get in touch. If you think that thunderstorms are sexy I think we might be on the right track...