A professional commercial artist
, geek and Mac
wiz, I've worked in ad agencies and as a marketing manager at
Apple. After that I ended up in Hawaii for two decades fighting
back the jungle on the side of a volcano. After a loving divorce
and asome time painting in the UK I've rediscovered St. Augustine
where I paint, ride my 21 speed bike, enjoy live music and avoid
Devoted to my art and friends - I'm doing fine - but it sure would
be nice to have a beer, cook, share laughs, and talk with someone I
PS. I am a Military Brat so don't ask what high school I went to
unless you're sitting down.
I’m really good at
Portraits & landscapes
, hugging, listening,
kissing (I hear), photography
, teaching. Also,
dogs, especially Border Collies
. I play a
, and really love live music
have asked me to do marketing, web design or run the sound.
The first things people usually notice about me
Perhaps internalizing stress has left my exterior in better than
expected condition. I take some credit for that. Even here, saying
"aloha" seems appropriate. I smile at strangers and find humor in
just about everything. People fascinate me and I want to know all
about them. I get bored easily and have an unnatural relationship
with my iPad.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Movies: Avatar, Across the Universe, Blade Runner, Saving Grace,
Razor's Edge, Harry Potter & Dances with Wolves. That one about
the fish, any Monty Python, BBC specials, documentaries and period
I never watch TV; couldn't be bothered. (Well, I did enjoy
"Northern Exposure", MASH and "Rocky & Bullwinkle")
Books:Steve Jobs Bio, Lamb, Nop's Trials, the I Ching, Sci Fi,
History, Fernand Braudel, Stephen Gaskin and lots of history. I
usually have 2 or 3 going at once and science magazines on my
Comedy: the Goon Show, Monty Python, Bill Hicks, Eddie Izzard and
George Carlin. Bent and British!
Music: Southern and country rock, Folk music, Jimi Hendrix to Jimmy
Buffett, Good old Rock N Roll, Celtic, any new, good and especially
live music. Oh and Hawaiian music, can't forget that.
I'll eat anything that's not currently watching, even
Coffee, tea and chocolate are part of this healthy breakfast.
Stouts and IPA ales, Merlots and hearty reds.
The six things I could never do without
. Dark chocolate, a dog, a book and a few science mags.
, friends and bike. Black tea, good beer and cool
weather. Is that six?
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Getting the right green. The ohana and I left behind in Hawaii and
Cornwall. Politics, Science, design and my mates down the pub.
Hugs, good food, where all the bright people are hiding and where I
left my keys.
On a typical Friday night I am
...wishing I was down the pub chatting over sausage and chips
somewhere in the UK. In Florida I'll be at Anne O'Malley's,
listening to friends play or riding my bike. Occasionally, I'll be
found in my studio or painting in town.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
If religion, Fox news, cars, hunting or television are big parts of
your life then we probably won't get along. But if you care about
people, science, history, quality and reality, then let's talk!
You should message me if
You would like to meet an intelligent, caring, low-drama person who
can't act his age. You are smart, funny, active, kind, easy-going
and slightly bent. You are not a devout anything but instead stay
active, love to cuddle and laugh. Exceptions will be considered
pending application. Oh, and dogs, you gotta love dogs!