Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I am small, friendly, occasionally quite witty and people tell me
I'm intelligent (if people other than your Mum say this, then it's
My life is not meticulously ordered, I am making it up as I go
along. I'm in an interesting place at the moment, in which I have
little time for a conventional relationship (through circumstance
and choice) but miss male company something terrible.
Having a child means that I'm more practical and domesticated
(meaning I don't prowl around at night, howl at the moon or bring
home dead mice - I own a lot of tupperware and know all about the
importance of fibre in your diet).
I do occasionally have relapses. These usually involve rum.
There's no need to feel sorry for me though - my daughter and I are
a self sufficient unit, and I love that - this part of my life is
not up for grabs. My daughter has a great Dad who is still very
much involved in her life.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Currently I am retraining to be a foot health professional. This is
eating up a lot of my non-mummy at the moment.
Being a single parent is tough, but we have a lot of fun and I
still get time to myself and with my friends. And I get to watch
Postman Pat every day. I don't have a great amount of time for a
relationship at the moment - but I'm happy to see what happens.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Spelling, daydreaming, leaving the oven on, listening and I try to
be honest and kind at all times. There are probably many other
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I'm not very tall? Who knows.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
I love books! In fact, I'd go as far as calling myself a "word
nerd". At the moment I'm working my way through Dickens, so I'd
have to say Bleak House is my favourite book. As well as the
classics I try and read contemporary stuff like David
Music is really important. My favourite bands are Shearwater, Red
House Painters/Sun Kil Moon, Fleetwood Mac, Iron and Wine,
Phosphorescent, Great Lake Swimmers, PJ Harvey, Bonobo and Modest
Mouse. I love 90s Britpop (Suede, The Cranberries, Blur, Belle
& Sebastian), Bob Dylan and Neil Young too. Ska and reggae are
also great - Gladiators are a favourite.
I go through phases with films, at the moment I'm in a Sean Bean
inspired costume drama phase (it'll pass!). My all time favourite
films would have to be The Fountain, Benny and Joon and Once. Films
don't have to go anywhere for me to like them, they don't have to
be comfortable or heart warming and they don't necessarily need to
make sense. Because life doesn't always do those things.
Due to the unfortunate fact that I have no Skyplus box and very
little concept of time, my tv viewing is a bit hit and miss. Mostly
miss. Game of Thrones has ruined my peace of mind. A week is far
too long to wait for an episode.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
My daughter, family, friends, music, baked beans and sunshine.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
My daughter - she takes up most of my headspace just thinking about
how clever and funny she is and about our adventures. It's amazing
how small your world becomes when you have kids (it must be a
hormonal/survival thing) and I quite often sit and wonder what I
used to think about.
I'm quite ashamed to say that I rarely think about global issues
(apart from things I can actually do something about like shopping
and eating ethically) and politics. It's not that I don't care, I'm
just a bit busy. One of my pet hates is when people express ill
informed opinions or wade into discussions without really
understanding what's being talked about - so unless I actually know
what I'm on about, I tend to just sit back and listen!
My garden (I love gardening and watching stuff grow), my friends,
the things I'm reading, daydreaming about holidays and places I'd
like to go, reminiscing about people and places I used to
My next step. I'm not what you'd call a worrier, but I do take time
to think about what I'm about to do before I do it, especially if
this has implications for other people.
This year I have decided to write a haiku every month,so I think
about that quite a bit.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Maybe at home studying or ironing (thrilling stuff) or out with
friends at a pub or watching a band (that sounds a bit cooler!).
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I have an irrational fear of wax jackets.
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
You like Sean Bean.
Feel that you'd like to make the world a friendlier place
You like talking about music or pre 1900 literature.
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