Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'm torn between writing something that actually summarizes who I
am -in so far as that is possible- and writing something that I
think you'd wanna read. I guess that in itself summarizes who I am
I was born and raised in Amsterdam, where I also went to college.
After getting a degree in sociology I decided to change it up and
pursue music and I went to a conservatory in the Netherlands. After
two years there I got a bit bored and transferred to Berklee, in
Boston. Spent almost three years there, and then moved to Brooklyn
a little over a year ago.
I still go back and forth between NYC and Amsterdam a lot, and even
though I think New York is a great city, I don't see myself growing
old on this side of the Atlantic.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
solving problems, eating fast, making people feel safe, making
people feel stupid, analyzing people, overthinking straightforward
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
- I'm always so tempted to just watch a movie or a show online that
reading has taken a serious beating, but I'm trying to catch up on
all the classics you would have had to read in high school. I
recently read Lord of the Flies and thought it was amazing. My
favorite book is The Rules of Attraction, and I love a lot of Dutch
books you wouldn't know.
- Leaving Las Vegas/Pulp Fiction/I Am Sam/No Country For Old Men/so
many good ones! Anything with good acting in it and good dialogue,
I love. I just saw Argo and it blew my mind.
- The Wire is the best show ever/I watch a lot of shows but I
should stop there.
- Beach Boys/Beatles/Ben Folds/Burt Bacharach/Aretha
Franklin/Hall&Oates/Ryan Adams/ lots of stuff, although in my
free time I sometimes need a little break from music
- food is probably the best thing in life. That and coffee (I
recently got a Nespresso machine and my quality of life has
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
shows on my laptop
flights to amsterdam
unlimited sake at the japanese place around the corner
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
how I can stop myself from thinking all the time
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
doing the same as any other night, really. Every night is Friday
night! (and every night is Monday night, unfortunately).
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
sometimes I drink too much and girls take advantage of me
You should message me if
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I'm looking for. If you think you might know something I don't, let
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