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I'm Tom from North Birmingham. I think my friends would say I'm a
friendly, nice, genuine, smart, cool, funny guy...
I enjoy reading, listening to comedy, writing short
stories/poems/whatever really and I'm interested in football
(Coventry City supporter for my sins!).
I also have a keen interest in politics and social/economic
I'm looking for a stable relationship.
What I’m doing with my life
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I'm currently working for a project which helps young people to
develop their financial confidence and skills- it's really
rewarding work. I also volunteer for a local Citizen's Advice
Bureau and I'm the chair for a Birmingham-based group which
campaigns to reduce the massive income inequality found not just
locally but nationally.
I’m really good at
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Writing- I'm really into short stories, poetry and I write blogs
for various websites.
I can make people laugh with quick puns- a shorter version of Tim
Vine, perhaps. I've also done a spot of acting now and again, and I
like to think I'm good at it.
More seriously, I'm a good listener and am willing to try and help
The first things people usually notice about me
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I hope my eyes, but it might be something else- I dread to think
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Probably my all time favourite comic novel is 'A Confederacy of
Dunces' by John Kennedy Toole, and my favourite novel overall is
'Dead Souls' by Gogol (it's a little jollier than the title
suggests, but only just.) At the moment, I'm reading a lot of
historical and political studies- some of my favourite books are
Adam Hochschild's 'To End All Wars' about WW1 and 'Thinking Fast
and Slow' by Daniel Kahneman. I also read 'Private Eye' on a
My favourite movies are the Godfather Parts 1 and 2, Monty Python's
Life of Brian, the Dark Knight, Get Carter, Dr Strangelove, Control
(the film about Joy Division singer Ian Curtis), and Hot Shots Part
TV Shows-wise, I mostly watch The Big Bang Theory, Frasier, Curb
Your Enthusiasm, Homeland and The Thick of It.
Music-wise: I'm a rock fan overall, and enjoy classic and
indie/alternative music. My favourite bands are Black Rebel
Motorcycle Club, Joy Division, the Doors and Can.
Food and drink-wise: I really like chocolate hahaha! I'm also a
keen lager drinker, particularly if they're European ones :P
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Family and Friends- believe me, I understand how things can change
suddenly, and really appreciate the people around me.
I'm a big music fan so I would say that I could never do without my
I-Pod and the external hard drive on which I keep a huge
I'm also a bookworm, who'd go mad if he didn't have at least one
decent book to read.
For my sixth choice, I think I'm going to go for my laptop.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Politics- especially how to engage young people in a positive
Modern life generally- especially how rubbish some aspects of it
A lot of random stuff!
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
relaxing, whether that be at home, or out with friends.
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