Joined OkCupid a while ago with a friend out of the comradery born
of singality and a few glasses of wine, so after some mutual
bullying here I am!
What I’m doing with my life
After stumbling into my first archaeological job a couple of years
ago due to the need of the company to hire anyone with a degree and
basic hand eye co-ordination (I lied on my cv about that part). I
am still doing it. Mainly work in the city with occasional jaunts
to the far reaches of the london zone system and currently still
enjoying it, even though mornings are becoming more of a
Currently attempting to further past hobbies that fell at the
wayside due to getting easily distracted by shiny things, expanding
my reference collection and attempting to draw a lot more!
I’m really good at
Procrastination, It is both a skill and a curse!
Pretending to be good at backgammon.
Preserving the illusion that I can do crosswords.
Poorly punctuating sentences.
Playing many board and card games.
Perpetually beginning sentences in this section with P-words.
The first things people usually notice about me
My height, I have been dubbed a giant by my short friends.
Eventually my eyes and the fact I keep two colours hidden within
them (central heterochromia ftw).
If you catch me after work then I will bear and uncanny resemblance
to a particularly muddy construction worker/hobo/mud butcher.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: 1984, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Portrait of Dorian
Grey, World War Z, the Lucifer Box novels, Alice in
Wonderland+Through the Looking Glass, Hellboy comics, Watchmen,
Akira, Animal Farm, I Am Legend, "Do Androids Dream of Electric
Films: Pan's Labyrinth, Downfall, The Fountain, Into the Wild,
Black Swan, The Illusionist, Sin City, Wall.E, Renaissance, Lord of
the Rings, Fargo, The Man Who Wasn't There, Kind hearts and
Coronets, Goodbye Lenin, Across the Universe.
Tv: GoT, Hannible (probably a bit too much) Stargate, Adventure
time, Battlestar Gallactica, Dollshouse, Firefly, Blackadder, Black
books, 30 Rock, Utopia, Allo' Allo', Father Ted, Invader Zim!,
Food: Open to most things, like to cook new and interesting things,
have a sweet tooth like no other, have taken to liking sushi as of
late, but tastes change.
The six things I could never do without
Coffee, all the coffee!
Pens! All of the pens!
Sketch book (it gets used, sometimes!)
Wine (and Port)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
The complexity of anatomy, designs I'd like to draw and then forget
to actually draw them, How things work.
On a typical Friday night I am
Down the pub or staggering back home tired, or both! Depends really
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I have a tendency to steal stationary, both consciously and
You should message me if
You fancy a natter, a chat, discussion on how skittles are amazing
both as a food stuff and game, leading to the same over a large
coffee, or alcoholic beverage. Prefer to actually meet people than
converse on-line for eternity, so take the risk, What's the worst
that could happen?