I am a mystery wrapped in an enigma. Well, actually not. Ideally I
am a person wrapped in a heated throw, particularly this time of
year. There is an action or horror movie on tv, and a glass of wine
within reach, and I am playing Words With Friends periodically on
That's me. Oh, and my name isn't Gwen.
What I’m doing with my life
Writing my dissertation, painting, cooking, falling out of yoga
I’m really good at
I'm a good cook, and reasonably good at trivia.
The first things people usually notice about me
Usually my hair.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: I really like books, so narrowing this down is difficult.
Broad categories: fantasy, s/f, murder mysteries for fiction, and
for non-fiction, I like well-written books about the history of
objects or systems (the history of money, the epidemiology of an
historical disease outbreak, that kind of thing).
I am not a huge fan of chick-lit style drama films. I like action,
sf, comic book movies, and horror.
Currently watching HIMYM, Castle, Person of Interest, Agents of
SHIELD, Grimm, The Mentalist, Parks & Rec, Community and Big
My taste in music is both wide-ranging and awful. I have accepted
this, even though I know most people find it a serious personal
Favourite protein: duck; vegetable: spinach; fruit: raspberries;
cheese: gorgonzola; nut: almond; grain: wheat.
The six things I could never do without
Coffee, iPhone, coffee, coffee, coffee, naps.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
On a typical Friday night I am
Hanging around the house drinking beer and writing or watching tv.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I really despise eggnog.
You should message me if
I'm not into older men. I'm also not into men who are already in
So now that that's out of the way: you should message me if you
think we have something in common and you like the looks of me,
which is basically how I decide whether to message men. It's all