Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'm a single man in my mid-late thirties. I enjoy movies, books,
video games, art, theatre, music, socialising and all that
I'm also a bit of a geek. And by that I mean I am totally a
I probably shouldn't mention that, should I?
Moving on. I love to debate and discuss on almost any topic. I have
the habit of playing Devil's advocate to keep a debate going. I
have many views on many topics, many of them probably ill-informed!
I am passionate about my deeply-held ideals and opinions, but not
so much that I ignore opposing views or evidence.
I'm a pretty creative person, with some talent for illustration.
I'm currently hoping to turn that into a career/sustainable
lifestyle! (On a side note, if anyone wants to commission an
I would like to think of myself as open-minded. I hate, and will
always challenge, any attitudes or behaviours that dehumanise a
subsection of humanity: homophobia; racism; sexism; oppression;
bullying and so on. If you have a problem with someone because of
WHAT they are, rather than WHO they are, don't bother to get in
touch. Really. You probably won't enjoy the experience as much as I
Someone once accused me of pedanticism. "Actually," I said, "the
word is 'pedantry'." (Apologies to whoever I stole that pun from -
if you know where it comes from, could you let me know? It's been
irritating me for ages and Google has been no help at all!)
I'm also the best possible person to have with you in the
inevitable Zombie Apocalypse.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I'm currently leaving the teaching profession and hope to be more
creative. Any suggestions?
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Um... I mix a mean White Russian.
I'm also pretty good at being a friend and having a load of useless
trivia floating around my brain.
I enjoy drawing and hope to become an illustrator/professional
artist at some point soon. If only I knew how to get started!
Oh, and I rock at Guitar Hero... \m/
The first things people usually notice about me
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Probably the slightly unruly hair and beard combo.
Possibly the eyebrows...
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Ok. Books first. The Dresden Files by Jim Butcher.
The Rivers of London series by Ben Aaronovitch.
Pretty much anything by Terry Pratchett.
The Great Gatsby.
Of Mice and Men.
Lord of the Rings.
Anything by Neil Gaiman (particularly Neverwhere and American
Graphic novels by Alan Moore, Neil Gaiman, Grant Morrison, Frank
Miller, Garth Ennis among others.
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell.
Bill Bryson, Charles Dickens, Jasper Fforde, Jeff Lindsay, Isaac
Asimov and Arthur C Clark.
Superhero films, especially The Dark Knight and Avengers.
The Big Lebowski.
Shaun of the Dead.
The Princess Bride.
Tv? Don't watch much tv, but...
Life on Mars.
Big Bang Theory.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Bacon and cheese.
Tea. Lots of tea.
Art supplies (at least paper and a pencil).
Cynicism and sarcasm.
That's six, isn't it? Maths was never my strong point...
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Things I can't change...
Plot holes in movies.
The novel that I'm failing to write.
If art is something I can make a living from.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Often doing very little, but I hope I can change that!
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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Nothing here. Maybe you could ask me in person. Who knows, I might
even tell you!
You should message me if
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You want to!
You have anything you'd like to ask.
You just want to chat with someone who has similar interests.
You are new to this as well and want to 'network' with other
terrified n00bs! ;)
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