Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Lets be straight: I'm not looking for sexual partners. My sexual
life was very satisfactory, but its twilight has begone. Therefore
here I'm only interested in meeting people susceptible to become
good friends. Some of those that I met through OkC became very
Here is an attempt to a summary:
I couldn't live on a desert island, I couldn't do without
telephone, internet or Facebook - but I enjoy solitude
Conversation is important, but it has to be witty and never a
I'm deeply interested in other people
I think politics is important
I consider political discussions interesting, but think that nobody
ever changed his mind through a political discussion.
I dislike arguments. I'm rather coward when it comes to a
I think sincerity is often welcome, but good manners are a
necessary lubricant of relationships.
I like sciences as much as humanities.
I'm interested in the arts.
I'm greedy to learn
But I don't despise uncultivated people - culture is not the ground
for reciprocal interest and respect - nor is the lack of it
I'm neither rich nor poor; I dislike avarice and pettiness.
I like to be on very late, but I'd love to wake up early : this is
a contradiction. Not my only one:
I'm still close, and in some cases very close, to many of my ex
I like real originality, but I utterly dislike the clichés of
originality; I specially dislike people who are mediocre but try to
hide it to themselves and the others by pretending to be
I was bisexual until 25-27, then I lost the gay half of
I generally prefer to be with young people, for the older ones are
often bitter and boring: they either complain, or are too proud;
they either lost impetus, or use it to pontificate and lecture you.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Until a few years ago I used to lecture on recent Italian history
in a university in Paris. Now I'm retired and spend much time
writing academic articles and studying the history of Berlin.
I have many friends, but I'm always willing to meet new people.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
- at being sociable
- at being on my own
- at sitting all day at my desk
- at spending all day with friends
- at listening and being supportive
The first things people usually notice about me
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That I must frequently pull up my trousers.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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All literature from Homer to Alice Munro. (But
don't think that I read everything: far from that).
Music? All classical music,
jazz and many songs. I don't
understand many forms of labbelized music that the
youngsters like. I don't know what those labels mean.
Cinema: old and new classics, but I missed most
interesting movies during the last 30 years.
Food? All sorts
I don't dance (and I regret it); I don't do
I love conversation.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
F: Freedom, Friends, Flirts
Input/Output: Reading, Writing, Learning,
Conversation: Personal life, Politics, The Nature
of Things, Sex
The Arts: Photography
The Sciences: Practising College Mathematics,
Studying History and Economics, Reading Popular Physics and
My (female) young cousin
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Possible projects and Plans
Love, sex and the nature of human relationships.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Working (and I don't say 'alas' for I enjoy it)
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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When nobody sees, I put my fingers up my nose
You should message me if
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