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
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
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
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 all the pitifully deluded people who don't
think I can - sadly there's quite a lot of the poor souls).
Making people laugh (sometimes people even laugh with me, rather
that at me).
Pub quizzes (especially when there's lots of questions that I know
the answer to).
Answering the questions on this site when I should be improving my
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
~ My height (just over 6' 2"),
~ My broad shoulders,
~ My "soft" blue eyes (Don't worry, I'm not sure what that means
~ 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
TV: Horizon, Supernatural, Dr Who, Gotham, How the Universe Works,
Black Adder, Farther Ted, Frasier, Top Gear (a bit of a guilty
pleasure that one), 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
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
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
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- You love to laugh and joke and don't take yourself too
- 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 live within a reasonable travelling distance from Maidstone
- You don't have a mustache or designer stubble.
- Most important of all, you smiled at a least one comment in my
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