Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I guess I start by saying that I recently finished a masters degree
in community development. Returning to school was something I
always wanted to do. I really enjoyed having the space to ponder
the theoretical notions that underlie many of the assumptions we
have about how we live together in cities. I was especially curious
to understand how power creates and maintains power. I guess I was
always a bit of a researcher at heart.
Before going back to school, I worked for 2 decades as an
independent filmmaker and I also freelanced as a reporter. Now that
I am back at work I find myself gravitating back to what I was
doing before, though with a different mindset.
I am left of center politically
I am open minded
I like to try new things
I'm a pretty good listener, I try to hear both what is said and
what is not said.
I'm pretty intuitive and perceptive as well
I enjoy keeping fit with long walks and a fairly regular yoga
I am well coordinated, having played many sports.
I am pretty happy living simply - a vacation here, a staycation
there, a little travelling or a lot, volunteering...
I am involved in the visual arts, photography and film. I like to
read a good book (in a variety of genres), listening to music, and
I also like smart/good TV shows. Netflix has been a great way to
get to know so many of them from around the world.
Et je parle français, C'est ma langue maternelle. J'ai grandi au
I will welcome your children, and your dogs or cats.
I guess the bottom line is that I am interested in living a
purposeful life and I want to play an active role in making things
I'd like to share my life with someone who is left of centre
politically, like me, someone to share thoughts and laughs - some
who likes eating well, having a few drinks while cooking for/with
friend- especially someone who also shares my understanding that
everything and everyone is connected.
I like the sound of waves... and long walks in the wind, or the
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Just got a new degree, started a new job... perfect time to add to
that new life with you...
I'm also looking forward to get back into photography and finishing
some of the experimental films I was working on before returning to
I also belong to a couple of groups working for social
Is that important to you?
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Seeing the big picture...
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
People often tell me that they recognize me by my laugh. It's
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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I try to read Canadian authors as much as I can.
I am fond of Indian food, a taste I developed when I spent a month
in India a few years ago.
I like jazz and, lounge music, I also like rock and roll tunes form
the 60s and 70s...
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
I really like a good night's sleep and waking up refreshed and
I like good wine/scotch/tequila
I need time by myself - to dream, work things through, experiment,
or just veg out
I love having music in the bg when I work.
I cannot live without laughter
I love ideas, playing with ideas...
Did I mention yoga?
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
What I can do to make my little part of the world a better place.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
our for drink with a friend or puttering around with a glass of
wine with music playing in the BG
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I guess in this public space, the most private thing I will admit
to is dancing in my living room when a good tune comes on.
You should message me if
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if you are open-minded and energetic
if you love to laugh
if you like to share ideas about political issues
if you can talk about your emotions in a constructive way
if you have both feet on the ground but are also able to dream and
if you are a gentle soul
if you are confident in your knowledge of self
if you have come through pain and can now laugh and appreciate the
ironies that life presents to us
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