I enjoy meeting new people and catching up with friends -
especially over a glass of wine in the pub or while walking along
the river in the fresh air.
Some of my spare time is spent playing the violin and singing but I
also love being outdoors - especially in the sunshine. As far as
sports, well I'm 'active' rather than sporty. I drag myself out of
bed once a week to peg it up and down the lengths of the swimming
pool but mainly rely on minimal car use and minimal TV gazing to
make sure I stay reasonably health. And I love whizzing down the
ski slopes .. but given the climate in Cambridge, and absence of
hills, that doesn't happen very often.
What I’m doing with my life
I'm a scientist, trying to help to understand human genetics,
although like most people I spend a lot of the day staring at a
The first things people usually notice about me
I smile a lot and cannot really hide my emotions. I also appear to
frown when I think - I'm not sure why...
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Shawshank redemption, La vita e bella (Life is beautiful),
Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis, Good Will Hunting, Gosford Park,
Schindler's List, The Artist, Shirley Valentine.
The Kite Runner, The Shadow of the Wind, The Help, The vanishing
act of Esme Lennox, Crow Lake
The six things I could never do without
Friends, family, music, the outdoors, sunshine, good food
On a typical Friday night I am
Meeting up with friends, going to the cinema or occasionally the
theatre. I would also love to spend the night in, cooking some
great food to share with someone who's company I enjoy.
You should message me if
you have a sense of fun. I would love to meet someone who makes me
laugh and who has a shared sense of humour.