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johnblackledge1

62 M Manchester, United Kingdom

My Details

Last Online
Aug 16
Orientation
Straight
Ethnicity
Height
5′ 9″ (1.75m)
Body Type
Athletic
Diet
Smokes
No
Drinks
Not at all
Drugs
Never
Religion
Sign
Education
Job
Law
Income
Relationship Status
Single
Relationship Type
Offspring
Has a kid, but doesn’t want more
Pets
Speaks
English (Fluently), Latin (Poorly), Ancient Greek (Poorly)

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My self-summary
Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Me? Doing ok, actually.

I currently work as a complaints investigator in a government service, which is more interesting than it sounds.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
In one morning I took over and dealt with an escalated (shouting) phone call, and had to take a call from a threatening suicide.
The trick was, to get them both relaxed and laughing by the end of the call.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Music was my first love. (-Hey, good idea for a lyric!)
I've played guitar since I was 15, and like to compose and record my own music, when I have the time.

I've had my first two books published (one non-fiction, one fiction).
I'm getting notes together for the next about the birth of life and the development of civilisation on this planet.
But I intend to take a wacky look at it, and try to get humour into everything. It might end up as a novel.

I earn extra pocket money writing software, and building and hosting websites.

And lastly, I'm looking for the secret of existence, and the universe. And I _will_ find it.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
My smile and my eyes.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Books:
"A Short History of Nearly Everything" by Bill Bryson
"Cosmos" and "The Demon Haunted World" by Carl Sagan.
Anything by Terry Pratchett and Robert Heinlein.
Music:
Tchaikovsky, Brahms, Vaughan Williams, Yes, Good rock.
Movies:
The Abyss, Contact, others too numerous to mention.
Food:
Chinese!
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Family
Friends
Books
Music
Walking in the world
Time to create
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
- What am I looking for in a woman?

Curiosity, daring, non-conformism, intellectual stimulation.
(We don't need to mention the rest do we;-)
I need someone who will explore a castle with me, walk hand-in-hand through the countryside, discuss the shape of the universe, get excited at Christmas crackers, cuddle up in the evening and pretend no-one else exists in the world except us two.

I am not looking for:
A soap-watcher, a boozer, a time-waster, a flirt.

I'm just looking for my equal, my soul-mate, my destiny.
(-I can't believe I just wrote that.)
I hope you haven't been put off -
Write anyway..... Seriously, everyone needs mates!
I’m looking for
  • Girls who like guys
  • Ages 40–55
  • Near me
  • Who are single
  • For new friends, long-term dating
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
Please, if you're going to contact me then write me a proper note, not just "Hello", or "Hi there."
And if you really want to get my attention then answer this question:
If all forms of love - romantic, parental, altruistic - come from a common source (as Shakespeare maintained) then what could that source possibly be?
- John