Help your potential matches find common interests.
Books: I like fiction- mysteries mostly, especially when I travel.
I read my New Yorker regularly. I mostly read work-related things,
scientific journals. I have read and enjoyed in the past- Somerset
Maugham, Pearl Buck, EM Forster.
Just finished reading Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri, very nicely
written, highly recommended!
TV: Love PBS - Downton Abbey, Keeping up Appearances, CSI, NCIS,
PBS, BBC News and shows, Fareed Zakaria. Discovery and History
channels when feel like enriching myself.
Movies: My all time favorite movies are Ordinary People, Harold
& Maude, Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, As Good As It Gets, Y Tu
Mamma Tambien, Cinema Paradiso, Fried Green Tomatoes, The Color
Purple and many others. Also like all Sherlock Holmes, Agatha
Christie, Hitchcock, Woody Allen movies. Movies with a good message
that reminds me of the subtleties in life and emotions, and am man
enough to cry.
Shows: I like musicals, I love opera. Would like to find a fellow
opera enthusiast. Like ballet and the symphony.
Music: I like most music except rap, and certain country. I like
operatic music, listen to it in the car, at the gym and at home.
Love to listen to arias while spinning, sort of geeky, isn't
Food: I like all kinds of foods - am a big foodie. I cook
regularly, simple stuff. I tend to make it a bit savory/spicy, not
just hot, but can cater to the likes/dislikes of my friends.
Love red wine (have a wine collection) and single malt whiskey.