Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Bloke with all the usual parts (arms, legs, eyes etc) and an almost
complete set of marbles seeks woman with at least half-a-set of
marbles and a reasonable-sized bundle of neurons
I have a wide range of interests, some of which may appear
contradictory - I'm a bit of a petrol-head but I think Jeremy
Clarkson is a planet-trashing idiot, and I am very interested in
energy efficient vehicles and housing...
I am building an "eco-house" and I keep chickens (for eggs and
maybe Christmas dinner), and when the house is done I would like to
keep pigs (for sausages and hams)
I am an engineer by profession and I suspect it was probably
obvious from when I was about 6 years old playing with Technical
Lego that I'd end up an engineer.
I am looking for someone with whom to spend the rest of my life (by
which I don't mean I'm in a rush to get into just any relationship,
but if the right person comes along I am not afraid of
Having cocked up more than once in the past, I do have some ideas
about my "ideal" partner... but I'm not naive enough to think I'd
be right about it!
I don't have any children and I don't want to procreate. I do like
children but I have always been happy knowing that I can hand them
back to a responsible adult when they start to smell bad or
I would like the woman I spend the rest of my life with to share
some of my interests, but I don't expect her to show an interest in
everything I do...!
If you've read all the way to here without nodding off then you
should drop me a line!
Some things I like -
watching too much telly (motor-racing, BBC4's foreign detective
series' like Montalbano and Spiral)
cooking (and eating obviously)
snowboarding (not done for 3 or 4 years)
flying (got PPL in 2008 but let it lapse)
Some things I don't like
What I’m doing with my life
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building a house and getting worryingly fit in the process from
lobbing straw bales around
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
engineering, putting the world to rights, ad-lib cooking (and
recently, making rather good desserts)
The first things people usually notice about me
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Well, for one person in 2012 it was that I was landing in a heap in
the road, right after he looked the wrong way as he pulled out of
his driveway and knocked me off my motorbike.
Otherwise, dunno... you tell me!
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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The Book Thief (book, not film... made me cry like a girl)
The Time Traveller's Wife (book good, film not good)
Spaghetti (Westerns and Bolognese)
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
proper chocolate, pasta, tomatoes, chorizo, mushrooms, water,
stimulation, numbers, words
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
knots, how to make my straw-bale house work really efficiently,
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
You should message me if
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my sense of humour amuses you and you don't think my self-evident
genius would intimidate you...
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