opaquelens
26 London, UK
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My self-summary
Originally from New Zealand, moved here for new adventures. I'm looking to make some friends, and maybe find someone particularly special to help me get lost in the city.

I prefer geeks to princesses – unless you're Leia or Zelda, then we can discuss further.

I'm a journalist, photographer and designer – interested in this vast blue dot that we inhabit and all its mysteries.

An avid traveler who takes any opportunity to hop on a plane (or boat, or train) and saunter away into new situations. I also have an unhealthy, romantic view of the world.

If you're into good books (and a few cruddy ones too), great movies and awesome adventures, I think we might just get along.
What I’m doing with my life
I have a full-time job that I love, a passion for photography that's manifested itself into something quite serious (and akin to an addiction) and am saving up to travel the globe.
I’m really good at
Finding ways to get into trouble, especially while attempting to help friends out of it.
The first things people usually notice about me
It depends on the person. I can be shy or extroverted, all about the atmosphere and situation I'm in. Oh, and boofy hair. Can't control it.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Terry Pratchett (Vimes and Rincewind are personal heroes of mine)
Neil Gaiman — American Gods, Neverwhere, Anansi Boys
Harper Lee – I wonder what Scout is doing now?
Roald Dahl books and particularly his short stories
Margaret Atwood – because who doesn't like bleak exposes on patriarchy?
1984
Angela's Ashes
The Counte of Monte Cristo
A Brave New World
Captain Corelli's Mandolin
The Hunger Games
Sci-fi, fantasy and dystopia

Hayao Miyazaki films
Wes Anderson films

Nerdy movies, rock and roll and anything delicious.
The six things I could never do without
A camera, a notebook for writing in, a full bookshelf, food because my taste buds need friends, music for groovin' to, and good company to share it all with.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Travelling and street photography. Or where I'll go next to longboard.
On a typical Friday night I am
The same thing I'm doing every Friday night, trying to take over the world! (Or if that falls through, go for an adventure with friends)
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
The me I am today, is not the me I was yesterday. I'm ever evolving, ever changing – the only certainty is that there is none. I both love this and fear this about myself.
You should message me if
You can spell (it's sad that this is important), love adventures and travel, and know a good Star Wars joke.
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