Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Moved to Edinburgh in 2014 to start a new job. Looking to expand my
social circle and meet like-minded people. Not necessarily looking
to connect with people romantically. Particularly, keen to meet
people to explore Scotland with.
I am open-minded, liberal (with a small L), and
Originally Northern Irish (though my accent has sadly completely
vanished), spent 13 years studying/researching in Cambridge prior
to moving to Edinburgh. Interested in nature, wildlife, the world.
I enjoy hiking and camping. I really love SCUBA diving in the UK
and abroad. Slightly geeky.
Interested in ethical non-monogamy (polyamory), but that isn't a
requirement for others. I don't do jealousy and like to keep
I seem to have a text-book INTP personality. This LINK
describes my strengths and weaknesses
disturbingly well. So much for being a unique snowflake...
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I'm a biologist. I did a PhD on developmental neurobiology, but now
focus mainly on computational-biology and genomics.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Understanding how things work, whether natural or man-made.
Identifying weird and wonderful plants and animals.
All things computery.
Remaining calm in stressful situations.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Food: Mexican, good sushi, pan Asian & Indian.
I actually like pretty much all food (unless it contains blue
cheese), though I tend to prefer things that are tasty and
nutritious, with plenty of fruit and veg.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Access to information - a computer or smart phone.
Access to the natural world - either underwater or on land.
Coffee - I've become a recent convert since work bought a fancy new
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
The future of the planet and humanity.
Why so few people are thinking about the size of the human
population and it's current rapid growth. And why it seems to be
such a taboo to discuss it. http://www.populationmatters.org
How organisms develop from a single cell.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Generally in the pub or grabbing a meal with friends.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
My teddybear has appeared in a porn magazine.
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
You're an awesome & interesting person, and you think we will
enrich each others lives. I'm particularly interested in meeting
people that genuinely feel compersion.
You fancy meeting up for a chat and a drink one evening. Or you
want to go hiking with me in the hills.
I'm interested in meeting people of all (adult) ages, ethnicities,
Who are you looking for?
This helps us know who to show you on OkCupid.