Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I wish I was more like Richard Feynman. Or better still, that I was
I'm Matt. I'm pretty introverted by nature. That doesn't mean I'm
unsociable, or that I can't have fun at a house party or out
clubbing, but it does mean that sometimes it all gets a bit too
overwhelming. It also means I need regular time out away from the
I don't have long left in London, so I'm not looking for the love
of my life on here. Just sayin'...
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Putting off actually sorting out my life to go on a road trip every
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Catching items knocked off tables before they hit the ground. Jedi
Catching shooting stars out of the corner of my eye. I must have
seen at least a hundred, ignoring the meteor showers I've sat up to
Headbanging like noone is watching
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I honestly don't know. I'm not loud and reasonably normal looking.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Just one of each...
Fiction - The Lord of the Rings
Non-fiction - The Places In Between
Classical - The Lark Ascending
Popular - Soma (Smashing Pumpkins)
I enjoy getting outraged over the stupidity of comments beneath the
articles on the Daily Mail website.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
My car- It's a crappy little 1.2l Skoda with a dent in the boot and
a handbrake that sticks. But I need it to escape sometimes
Maps- y'know, real paper ones. Apart from being quite useful, OS
maps are the most beautiful things things. So many people are
missing out on so much joy by relying on smartphones
Cups of tea
A clear exit strategy from whatever god awful club/party/wherever I
happen to find myself in
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Things that I have no control over, such as global warming, the
future of humanity and whether the next Star Wars trilogy will be
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
On a weekend adventure. Road trips, wild camping, climbers
bunkhouses in the mountains etc. You get the picture... Sadly not
every weekend though
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
Here goes... Being an introvert has made socialising an uphill
struggle for me. So unlike all the super-confident people on this
site, I find it difficult to connect with strangers. Compared with
stepping off a narrow ledge to reach for a tiny hold with a 100ft
sheer drop beneath your feet, striking up a conversation with
somebody new is terrifying.
It's likely that I liked your profile but was too shy to message
you. So if you like the look of me, why not message me instead?
(It's the 21st century after all!)
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
You read my self-summary and would like a piece of me.
Or you can teach me to paraglide...
Or you want to be my University Challenge partner. I'll get the
physics round, you answer T. S. Eliot to everything else.
Or you fail to comprehend how it came to be that refusing to take
oneself seriously became a desirable trait.
Or the Daily Mash is your main source of news.
Or you understand how it is possible to feel incredibly alone in
London, while feeling quite content not meeting another soul on a
day out in the semi-wilderness
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