I am a secondary school teacher who moved to Essex from Jersey about 5 years ago. I love music, film, tv, and books, although it is pretty difficult to find time to do it all! I will watch/read/listen to anything on recommendation, as long as it isn't Twilight or 50 Shades of Grey.
What I’m doing with my life
I bought a flat a couple of years ago after moving to a job I love. I am very happy with my life right now, although I am worried that I might get complacent!
I’m really good at
I guess music would be my main "thing," I've been doing it since I
was little. It's something I've always enjoyed, and I've been lucky
enough to find a career where I can continue to use it.
The first things people usually notice about me
How do you answer this question without sounding arrogant or self-deprecating?
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
My favourite books are The Stand, His Dark Materials, Tender is the Night, A Tale of Two Cities, and Cloud Atlas
Favourite movies are 2001: A Space Odyssey, The Life Aquatic, Spirited Away (anything by Miyazaki), The Lord of the Rings movies, Shaun of the Dead, Rear Window, The Big Lebowski, Dr Strangelove, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Serenity and Fantasia.
My favourite TV shows are Arrested Development, The Wire, The Office (UK), I'm Alan Partridge, Spaced, Buffy and Angel, Breaking Bad, Louie, Mad Men, Adventure Time, Rick and Morty, Fargo and Curb Your Enthusiasm.
The Rolling Stones
Tv on the Radio
De La Soul
BBC Radio 6
The six things I could never do without
I don't know about six things, but recently I've realised I can't
live without coffee. That one crept up on me.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
I think a lot about the pithy one-liners that I could have used that day, but was too slow to come up with on the spot.
On a typical Friday night I am
It does depend on the week. It is likely that I would be either at the pub or watching a movie with friends.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I'm Batman. Seriously. Don't tell anyone.
You should message me if
You hate night clubs