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44 M Brighouse, UK

I’m looking for

  • Girls who like guys
  • Ages 37–47
  • Near me
  • Who are single
  • For new friends, long-term dating, short-term dating

My Details

Last Online
Yesterday – 10:58pm
5′ 10″ (1.78m)
Body Type
Mostly vegetarian
Not at all
Atheism, but not too serious about it
Rather not say
Relationship Status
Relationship Type
Doesn’t have kids
English (Fluently)

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My self-summary
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*Not exactly on the market. I had a medical condition that put me on my back for a while, and everything's sorted now apart from the weight I put on. Not really feeling very pretty right now, you know? If you fancy a chat, I'm here, and I can manage that without getting out of breath...*

Time for an update, ignoring the stuff above. You're now looking at the profile of someone who managed to get a whoopee cushion into the board room minutes. This can be backed up.

I only recently started on the dating circuit - let's be brutally honest about that - so I'm a bit socially awkward in such circumstances. However, I'm pretty damned awesome anyway. Also, trainable. I'm packing extra weight that I intend to get rid of when the above stuff gets sorted out.

I'm sorting out my work/life balance, which is part of the reason I'm on here. I've been trying out various potential new hobbies here or there and am willing to try other peoples' hobbies for variety. However, if you want someone who can make their own tofu, I'm here.

Oh, and I don't dance except when on the receiving end of bullets.
What I’m doing with my life
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So, things I'm doing. Getting out more, hitting the cinema pretty often, visiting castles for giggles and fridge magnets, waiting to get back out on my bike, and sorting out my work/life balance. I've got some disposable income these days and want to see more of the world and the people within.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Good at? Overworking, actually. Multiskilling at work. Solving problems. Managing online communities. Written communication. Occasionally acerbic comments. Oh, and for some reason I'm good at attracting great story material on holiday. Recently I was asked for my autograph on the platform whilst waiting for the metro in Prague. I kid you not. I seem to end up with some bizarre tale every time a particular chum and I head off on holiday. Krakow next.
The first things people usually notice about me
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Probably the beard and male pattern baldness. Also very likely it's my reticence until I figure out what I can say to someone without offending them. I'm somewhat portly, but that's going to disappear in due course.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Mostly Sci-Fi/Fantasy, such as the Belgariad in books, the new Battlestar Galactica in DVD series, Spartacus (HBO series). Yeah, putting myself in a specific niche here, right? I've been known to read ancient authors (Thucydides, Homer, Herodotus etc) for fun. I tend to avoid the really popular books on the grounds they tend to be overhyped, though I enjoyed the Hunger Games after seeing the first film.

Movies - hmm, I tend towards the more action type stuff, but I like something with some characterisation and actual storyline, and something that isn't forced. If you're lucky you can get both. MIB3 was reasonable on that front recently, really enjoyed Gran Torino, am more than happy to watch such as Shrek or other animated stuff. Sometimes I just want to turn my brain off and enjoy a movie instead of analysing it in depth. Every so often I go on an Arnie binge.

Music - I tend to like specific songs rather than artists or genres. Very mixed on that. I've got to be able to work out what words they're singing, though. Lots of random 80s tracks - currently listening to T'Pau right now.

Food - I've always liked something savoury or spicy. Love a decent curry. I enjoy experimenting with food at home and thanks to suggestions can make a pretty neat tofu nugget from time to time. Very easy to do, actually. Started on making cheese as well of late.

Shows - of late I've really taken to going to black light theatre, a speciality of Prague.

Other activities - Thai massages are awesome, especially when you can't walk straight afterwards. Just saying. I also have a frequent visitor discount card for one particular place in Prague.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Pen, watch, Internet connection, reliable car, fiscal security, roguish sense of humour.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
One of the forums I run is a debate site, and that means I get to think about all sorts of things from both angles. I like issues involving tribalism and social justice, but tackling stupid attitudes can be hilarious.

Would dating sites cease to exist if people didn't like 'long walks in the countryside'? How often have I ever been in anyone else's quiver?

Just started to wonder why I've begun to get adverts for other dating websites on here. I was just staring in disbelief at one aimed at lesbians. I failed the physical to join that site.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Hmm, usually not the sort of pub person, so I tend to buzz around my forums, watch dvds on the laptop, play online games. Sometimes hit the crosstrainer, but I'm usually trying to get that out of the way in the morning. More than willing to experiment with a more open social existence. Wouldn't mind chatting over a decent meal now and then. I'm not really a clubbing type person.

Actually, I've got a bit of a new hobby. Some Friday nights find me 'bloke in wig pretending to be female' spotting on here. Two so far in just over a week!
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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Within the last five years I've sought out and bought a Wurzels CD.
You should message me if
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I've got two real dealbreakers - smoking is something I can't stand; it's not you, it's the habit. The other is strong religious faith - I can't compete with that, and I couldn't join in (not too serious is fine). I'd like to think by saying that I've saved everyone some time should it apply.

Other than that, if you're up for meeting up to see if something 'clicks' or just for a night out for a laugh (meeting for a cuppa, a meal, or a trip to the cinema), I'd be interested.

I'd be quite happy to settle for more friends in my life, but what I'd really seek is something I saw a long time ago when I was in retail. A regular couple, both retired for a long while, were walking along and had to traverse some steps. The gentleman of the couple stepped down ahead of time and helped his wife down, not because she needed it, but because he was a gentleman and loved her. Sounds soppy, perhaps, but you had to be there.