So apart from being a Geek, I have an almost all consuming passion (obsession) for Argentinean Tango. I have been dancing tango now for 12 years. I even spent a year in Buenos Aires learning tango from the masters. I go out social dancing 2 or 3 times a week, and even teach tango from time to time. I consider that tango is part of my connection to the spiritual.
I seem to be able to do left brain and right brain thinking reasonably well, and as such I am very interested in the social sciences, particularly anthropology. I like to write; as well as maintaining a couple of blogs, I have also written some fictional short stories. I love to discuss ideas in politics and philosophy and enjoy nothing better than having my ideas challenged and challenging others' ideas.
Swimming is by far my favourite way of keeping fit, and at times it is almost a meditation. Melbourne has gifted me with a strong addiction to coffee, and a taste for great food, not to mention spectacular wines. I also love live music, Melbourne has some awesome talent. I lived the car-free life-style for 7 years, before my frustrations with the Melbourne public transport system drove me crazy enough to buy myself a motorbike.
I approach relationships from the standpoint of polyamory. I believe that it is not only possible, but amazingly rewarding to have very committed, honest, intense and deeply meaningful relationships that are not sexually nor emotionally exclusive. I also have an understanding that relationships are a lot of work, and if I find someone I want to connect with, I am more than willing to put in the effort necessary to maintain that relationship.