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Philomath42

46 M Maidstone, UK

I’m looking for

  • Women who like men
  • Ages 30–48
  • Near me
  • Who are single
  • For new friends, long-term dating, short-term dating

My Details

Last Online
Yesterday – 10:41am
Orientation
Straight
Ethnicity
White
Height
6′ 2″ (1.88m)
Body Type
Average
Diet
Anything
Smokes
Yes
Drinks
Often
Drugs
Never
Religion
Agnosticism, and laughing about it
Sign
Scorpio, but it doesn’t matter
Education
Graduated from masters program
Job
Technology
Income
Rather not say
Relationship Status
Single
Relationship Type
Offspring
Doesn’t have kids
Pets
Speaks
English

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My self-summary
Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I’m better looking than John Prescott; slimmer than John Goodman; and even more manly than Julian Clary.

Not got your pulse racing?

OK, lets add, I’m both younger and taller than: George Clooney, Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise and in the same school year as Daniel Craig.

Impressed?

Thought not!

Never mind, keep reading, it might get better …

Having worked with homeless and also having lived and lectured on a luxury cruise-liner, I’m confident relating to be people from a huge variety of cultures and from a wide range of social backgrounds. People seem at ease in my company and I can fit in at just about any social situation.

I love travelling and I’ve visited over 100 different countries and every continent, including Antarctica (four years living on a cruise-liner tends to make things like this easier). There are still plenty of other places I’d like to see, but I've always found travelling far more satisfying if you have someone to share the experiences and create memories with.

When at home, you’ll find me in a country pub joking and swapping friendly banter with my friends and generally laughing and grinning like the Cheshire Cat. I also really enjoy a weekend break to “olde worlde” cities, country towns (I love the lake district), coastal resorts (I also love the sea) or simply visiting old friends.

I’m reasonably well educated and once went through a phase of collecting qualifications (I have three degrees - which proves that I really am exceptionally inntelligan ... erm .. intteliggen ... erm ... brainy). I still like to read popular science books and watch documentaries, particularly about physics and cosmology.

I’m not a massive sports fan, but will watch any televised Liverpool football match; oh, and during the olympics, I developed an inexplicable fascination with beach volleyball.

I don’t tend to go clubbing as much as I used to, but I can still strut my “funky stuff” on the dance floor. After a bit of Dutch-Courage, I can sometimes be persuaded to have a go at karaoke (and after a lot of Dutch-Courage I can sometimes be persuaded to stop).

Above all, I hate to see anyone I care about needlessly upset and will go out of my way to comfort them and offer whatever help I can. I’m extremely lucky to know many people who have proven that they’ll do the same for me.

PS: I only said it might get better.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I'm a Senior Analyst in a small team responsible for over £2,000,000,000 in annual budgets.
Surprisingly, they still refuse to lend me the odd million no matter how nicely I ask! On the plus side, its nice to know I play a small part in saving thousands of lives each year.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Helping my friends whenever and in whatever way I can.
Singing (and ignoring the all the comments that suggest I can't).
Making people laugh (I love sharing a good laugh and do so at every opportunity).
Pub quizzes (espcially when there's lots of questions that I know the answer to).
Answering the questions on this site when I should be improving my profile.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I wasn't sure about this so I asked some female friends what they thought:

First Impressions:-
~ My height (just over 6' 2"),
~ My broad shoulders,
~ My "soft" blue eyes (Don't worry, I'm not sure what that means either),
~ My Infectious laugh and "charming" smile.

After getting to know me:-
~ My intelligence,
~ My witty sense of humour,
~ My generosity,
~ My eagerness to help whenever I can.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Books: The Discworld novels by Sir Terry Pratchett;
The Roy Grace novels by Peter James; High Society by Ben Elton; The Elegant Universe and The Frabric of the Cosmos by Brian Greene; A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson; Freakonomics by S. Levitt & S. Dubner; Early Nick Hornby

Films: Terminator I & II; Jaws I; A Beautiful Mind; Missisippi Burning; LA Confidential; Sin City; Scrooged; Its a Wonderful Life; The Harry Potter films; The Monty Python Films; Shaun of the Dead; Star Trek: First Contact; American History X; The Lord of the Rings Trilogy

TV: Horizon, Supernatural, Dr Who, Merlin, How the Universe Works, Black Adder, Farther Ted, Frasier, Top Gear (Don't worry, I'm not a petrol head), Red Dwarf, Any televised liverpool match

Music: Anything I can sing along to and guitar music

Food: Indian, Chinese, Thai, Italian, Traditional British, in fact I like most food. Probably the most unusual thing I've eaten is live Green Ants - I wouldn't recommend them.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
1) My family and friends (it would great to have a "special" friend again),
2) My passport, weekends & holidays (even more so if I had someone to share them with),
3) Books (I love losing myself in a good book),
4) My computer, the internet, and my phone,
5) The seaside. All together now! "Oh i do like to be beside the ... What? Oh alright then, suit yourself",
6) Country Pubs (with gardens in the summer, roaring open fires in the winter, and great beer all year round).
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Why do so many women fail to realise how incredibly attractive I am? :(
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Friday nights vary between, going out, staying in, seeing old friends, and enjoying the occasional weekend break.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I appear to be allergic to sad films. Its true - my eyes prickle, my nose gets sniffly, my lower lip wobbles and I get a lump in my throat. Obviously the cause of this reaction is a complete mystery to medical science because I'm clearly far too heroic, brave, macho and manly to start blubbing like a little girl at a film!
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
- You love to laugh and joke and don't take yourself too seriously.
- You dislike bullies and bigots, but are not overly "Politically Correct" and easily offended.
- You frequently enjoy intelligent, informed conversations about a wide range of subjects.
- You often enjoy funny, nonsensical conversations about a wide range of subjects.
- You don't mind if I nip outside for an occasional cigarette (I don't smoke in the house).
- You live within a reasonable travelling distance from Maidstone in Kent.
- You don't have a moustache or designer stubble.
- Most important of all, you smiled at a least one comment in my profile.