Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I think I'd be more comfortable with this question if it were
limited to 140 characters.
I'm currently spending most of my time attempting to decoupage a
shabby chic style hot air balloon for my room. I shall keep you all
updated on how that's going. I'm sure anyone reading is simply rapt
with curiosity. Rapt.
I tend to have at least a few projects on the go. At the moment
it's the decoupage, planning a trip to America and learning about
psychogeography. As a general rule, I'll be reading at least one
book (at the moment it's Consider the Fork) and have at least one
theatre trip in the diary. Also applying for a MA, learning
Japanese with a relatively low level of enthusiasm and writing a
book. I mostly like people who like to do things and who like me.
Mostly that last bit.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Destroying my liver. Trying to find the meaning of life. The usual.
Sadly my only significant successes have been with the first
(A non-exhaustive and mildly dull list for your appreciation: yoga,
rock-climbing, sitting on the tube, seeing friends, sitting on the
tube, shopping, eating frozen yoghurt, sitting on the tube, sitting
on the tube, running, walking too fast, baking, making soup,
sitting on the tube, Netrunner, board games, sitting on the tube,
drinking more than is necessary, sitting on the tube, feigning
interest in art galleries, picnics, downloading films, sitting on
the tube, walks in the woods with my family, sitting on the tube,
idling in bookshops, walking across Hampstead Heath, WHfoods,
sitting on the tube).
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Writing, reading and getting slowly better at yoga.
I'm a pretty good cook, and I love baking. That being said, I did
once try to substitute white wine vinegar for white wine in a
risotto recipe. Sorry, Delia.
I'm also good at doing shots, Netrunner and I have a pretty high
pain tolerance. I own a hula-hoop, a flair bartending bottle and a
pair of roller skates and have vowed to learn how to do at least
one by the end of the year.
The first things people usually notice about me
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My hair gets the most comments, so I'd guess that unless people are
hiding a deep admiration for my wrist bones or something.
I have something of an unofficial fanclub in little old women when
it comes to my hair, actually. I get stopped in supermarkets and
the like. This has led to a secret fantasy in which one of them
adopts me as their long-lost granddaughter and funds my hedonistic
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Authors: Virginia Woolf, Carol Ann Duffy, Shakespeare, T. S. Eliot,
Louis MacNeice, George R. R. Martin, John Gray, Foucault, Iain
Banks, Bill Bryson, Milton, Emily Dickinson, Snorri Sturluson,
Movies: I love American Beauty so much I've actually watched the
Director's Commentary for it, something I previously assumed only
the bedbound or exceptionally nerdy would ever resort to. I'm also
a sucker for Disney, and adventure/fantasy type films like Lord of
the Rings, The Princess Bride, Pan's Labyrinth, Chronicles of
TV Shows: OITNB obviously, Game of Thrones (although I prefer the
books (pause for nerdy moment of superiority)), Walking Dead, Drawn
Together, Family Guy, Misfits (less so post-Nathan), The IT Crowd,
other things I'm unable to remember at 3.14am.
Music: My iPod follows me wherever I go. I'm a fan of Finnish rock
music, VAST, Amanda Palmer, Queens of the Stone Age and System of a
Down. I also like Pendulum, Disney music and quite a bit of show
Food: Cheese. I am considering setting up a network to deal with
the plague on society that is cheese addiction. I'm calling it Brie
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Time with people. Time alone. Goals. Indulgence. Hope. Avocados.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
What it means to live a good life, or be a good person. Whether
that's worth it. Whether morality should exist in any sense, and if
yes how to reconcile that with the implications of our
The secret life of socks.
Sexuality, gender and human relationships.
I'm hesitant to advertise this one, but death. It's my greatest
motivator and greatest fear.
'She's taken 10 minutes to reply to my text. WHY DOES SHE HATE ME?'
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Getting swiftly sick of the type of music played in gay bars, until
a certain level of inebriation is achieved and it all becomes
awesome. Or watching David Attenborough.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I'm an African prince who needs your bank details.
You should message me if
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I seem like your kinda poison.
You think I'm the best thing ever and feel the need to tell me
I live in an attic room with a severely sloped ceiling so for
health and safety reasons advise anyone over 6 foot tall does not
You are: androgynous, articulate and alternative.
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