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Creative artist (drawing, street theatre, acrobatics)
Global community worker
Curious about the world
Staying busy is important to me and I am mostly attracted to other
people who are passionate about something (usually arts based) and
have some level of ambition about their life and goals.
I am also a traveler, whether that means within Australia or
outside of it. I am very much in to learning about the world as
well as following interesting oppourtunities as they arise. Any
long-term partner for me has to have a similar lifestyle and be
flexible to moving around and having new, far flung adventures!
What I’m doing with my life
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I have returned to Australia after 6 and a half years away. I've
come back to Melbourne after about 10 years away from the city. I
spent most of that time away in Canada, on Vancouver Island and
also Winnipeg. I have spent some time also in Ireland, Portugal and
the USA. Whilst working on my career I have been working as an
addictions counsellor (with an arts focus), but have also mixed
things up a bit by working on farms and gardens, in coffee shops
and a hostel. For my spirit I have played in bands (folk, punk and
most recently a radical marching band).
I've returned to Melbourne with the express purpose of working on
my Masters of Social Work.
I am a loyal friend and enjoy spending quality time with good
people. I try to be as creative and artistic as my life will allow
and usually have some art project or another on the go.
I’m really good at
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Singing, listening, swimming, philosophizing, conversation,
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Fiction - I like tripped out authors like authors like Tom Robbins
and Kurt Vonnegut, as well as dystopian fiction from the likes of
Philip K Dick and Margeret Atwood. I also have a thing for
illustration and picture books.
Movies - Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Once, A Cabin in
the Woods, art house stuff, spooky stuff. Willy Wonka is my all
time favourite movie - the one with Gene Wilder, of course!
Shows- Six Feet Under, Treme, Big Love, Carnivale, I don't really
watch tv all that often, but I do like HBO dramas.
Music - Iron & Wine, Bonnie Prince Billy, Bill Callahan, Holly
Throsby, Dirty 3, The Lucksmiths, Glen Hansard, Neutral Milk Hotel.
Way too many musical interests and influences to list. Folk, rock,
indie pop.... all the good stuff.
Food - I'm a vegetarian, but not the type that freaks out about
other people's dietary choices. I love baked goods, probably too
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Marker & notebook
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
My next travel destination, my next art project, the ethics of
being a human creature, therapeutic communities, the interpretation
of my weird dreams, songwriting, music....
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Hanging out with friends or tucked away studying and/or
plinky-plonkying away on my guitar.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I'm pretty obsessive about laundry and have a very particular way I
like to fold my clothes.
You should message me if
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you like coffee and conversation and want to help me rediscover
Melbourne after all this time.
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