Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'm probably a little nerdy. I watch a lot of movies, and read a
lot of books. I start every morning with a cup of tea. I love
science fiction & fantasy, and a good convention.
But then, there is very little I'm not up for doing, especially if
I haven't done it before. I'm friendly, if not a little shy at
first, and am very easily amused. I like the outdoors, but don't
see it nearly enough. I have yet to go camping - shock
Please note: I'm interested equally in boys and girls, as well as
everything in between, inc. trans, intersex etc.
What I’m doing with my life
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Used to be a bookseller, a customer service monkey, and a
Sainsbury's girl (I looked dashing in the maroon getup). Currently
unemployed, but studying English Literature with Creative
These days, doing whatever I can find to fill my days. Mostly,
that's trying not to get into fights on Reddit, while "slush"
reading for a science fiction & fantasy magazine (voluntary).
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Procrastination is my biggest talent - as in, my life is full of
small intricacies to help me be a little lazier. I enjoy writing,
although I'm not sure if I'm all that good at it.
The one time I went rock climbing, I was really good at it, but
haven't had the opportunity to check that wasn't beginner
One of my party tricks is being able to name the book/author films
are based on, but that always backfires when someone throws out a
The first things people usually notice about me
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I tend to talk and gesticulate a lot. A gentle nudge that I should
be a little more reserved does the trick!
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Books: The End of Alice by A.M. Homes. Blindsight & Echopraxia
by Peter Watts. Crash by J.G. Ballard. The Line of Beauty by Alan
Hollinghurst. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens. Oranges Are
Not the Only Fruit by Jeannette Winterson. The Picture of Dorian
Gray by Oscar Wilde. The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss. Less
Than Zero by Brett Easton Ellis. Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë.
The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks. Revolutionary Road by Richard
Yates. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sleep? by Philip K. Dick. The
Princess Bride by William Goldman. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper
Less. Harry Potter books. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath. White is
for Witching by Helen Oyeyemi. Doomsday Book by Connie
Movie: Brief Encounter. The Full Monty. The Third Man. Idiocracy.
The Goonies. Laputa: Castle in the Sky. When Harry Met Sally. Lord
of the Rings trilogy. The Killer Shrews. Clueless. Mean Girls. I
have an unfortunate penchant for rom coms.
TV Shows: Lost. Peep Show. Orange is the New Black. Game of
Thrones. Doctor Who. Orphan Black. RuPaul's Drag Race. The Office.
Music: The Smiths. Wolf Parade. Death Grips. Elvis Costello.
Moonface. Mazzy Star. Neutral Milk Hotel. Sunset Rubdown. Franz
Ferdinand. Mariachi El Bronx. Swan Lake. Missy Elliott. The Shins.
The Decemberists. The Beach Boys. Andrew Bird...it's a pretty mixed
Food: Avocados, mushrooms and potatoes are my jam.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Books. Cigarettes. Tea.. Only three, but I'm easily pleased.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Life, the universe, and everything.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Often at home, but sometimes you'll find me at a friend's, down the
pub. I occasionally go to clubs, but it's usually only with friends
who, like me, don't really drink.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I love Anne Rice novels. She is my guilty pleasure. Yup.
Oh, and I play board games. Got a 25+ strong collection.
I'm a pretty open person. Ask me anything, and I'll give you the
You should message me if
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you're open and friendly.
If you enjoy going to the cinema, to art galleries, to book stores,
to animal sanctuaries, to talks and lectures, to cosy coffee
If you like travelling, trying new food and learning new
If you can talk about books, but that's not required, just
If you don't read, then you shouldn't mind me talking about the
books I've just finished.
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