Given the choice, I'm to be found living on my beautiful 40' trad
normally moored in the Willington area, just outside Derby. However
I work as a Consultant and this means going wherever the work is. I
might be staying in the family home in Sussex (my 'official'
address) if working in the South East, or I might be stuck in a
hotel somewhere, in the UK or abroad. Annoyingly for some, my stock
answer to most lifestyle questions is "Well, it depends...".
I do a fair amount of voluntary work at the weekends, when that's
possible, and if the sun is shining I like to be out on my boat. I
do keep myself quite busy and I'm not looking for a 24/7
relationship as such, though I know these things have a habit of
changing over time. I know I'm happiest with a certain amount of
variety and independence in my life, but at the same time too much
freedom can be disorientating . At the risk of repetition, it's all
*ADDENDUM* I have changed some of my details recently, so here's a
little summary of the whys and wherefores.
Ok Cupid doesn't understand that I don't permanently live in Sussex
any more, either that or it just doesn't understand the geography
of the UK. My search results bear no relation to reality when it
comes to distances from other OkC users; the site thinks people
miles away are on my doorstep, but hides the people who ARE on my
doorstep until I find them by accident through random surfing. I
have no idea where it shows me to be in other people's search
results, but please bear in mind it could be miles out.
I've quit smoking. This has resulted in a little weight gain,
however I'm still slimmer than most of the photos show (they're
mainly about 2 years old now).
It's fair to say that I find delight in good food, and I'd like to
find someone who enjoys eating well. That means trying different
flavours and enjoying the whole experience of eating out (or
cooking and eating in), rather than simply scavenging desperately
for calories. If you don't know the difference we're probably not
I've always been into 'alternative
' stuff and been a bit
subversive, however I preferred to hide this behind a slightly
but to all
intents and purposes normal exterior. Well I'm bored of that now,
so the whole retro
side of me is coming
out. Yup, I'm getting tattooed
. So far I've had about 12
hours work on my left arm and it's looking great.
My little car collection continues to evolve, like any petrolhead's
should. At the moment there's a Honda Legend
, a Honda S2000
and a very low
mileage, timewarp Alfa
. You don't have to understand the appeal, but it might
Lastly, having never really wanted kids I now suddenly find myself
at the stage where all babies are simply adorable. It doesn't seem
to be a rational thing, more of a gut instinct. So I'm a lot more
open to the idea of being a Dad with the right partner, though I
still wouldn't regard it as essential. Just a nice "maybe".