Filmmaker with a background in fine art and motion graphics. Part time flâneur. Long, nocturnal walks around London are my absolute favourite. Allergic to cats and dogs unfortunately! Also pollen. If you the floral goddess Blodeuwedd from Welsh mythology we may have some difficulties.
Other areas of interest include painting, the history of art, medieval music, the Victorian cult of mourning, ballet, steam engines, autumn, lepidoptery, fellwalking, celtic mythology, wood carving, clockwork toys, gender politics, horticulture, permaculture, gothic architecture, paraphilias, historical fencing, astronomy, astrology.
What I’m doing with my life
Decanting it into a special container for future use. Also
painting, drawing, drinking rum, horseback jousting, drinking more
rum, gardening, walking along walls, vaulting over walls, walking
along walls whilst drinking rum, horseback jousting whilst drinking
rum, horseback jousting along walls whilst drinking rum, falling
I’m really good at
being bad at filling out this particular section. Don't most people
manage to answer it in the previous two?
The first things people usually notice about me
My enormous wingspan.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, The Steadfast Tin Soldier, Pure, The Incal, Perfume, Tristram Shandy, Madame Bovary, Tank Girl, The Virgin Suicides, Wuthering Heights, Gormenghast Trilogy, Women in Love, The Jolly Postman, The Jolly Christmas Postman, Lady Chatterley's Lover, Sandman series, The Shock of the New, The Ringmaster's Daughter, Northern Lights, The Book of the Courtier, anything with illustrations by Arthur Rackham, various shorts by Edgar Allen Poe, Angela Carter, and some Lovecraftian horror stuff.
Movies: The Duke of Burgundy, Fellini's Casanova, The Shining, What We Do in the Shadows, Heathers, Princess Mononoke, Uzumaki, There Will be Blood, Withnail and I, Ghost World, The Draughtsman's Contract, In Bruges, Witchfinder General, Down Terrace, The Devil's Backbone, Carrie, Quills, Barry Lyndon, Brazil, The Wicker Man, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Flesh for Frankenstein, Paprika, A Field in England, Ringu, The Devils, Morgiana, Runaway Train, Hellraiser, most Hammer films.
Music: Ambient, Chillout, Medieval, Classical.
The six things I could never do without
Physiological needs, safety needs, love/belonging needs, esteem
needs, self-actualisation, and self-transcendence apparently.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
thinking about thinking.
On a typical Friday night I am
Finding the night bus better value for money than most trips to the
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I love cats and dogs but am painfully allergic to them, so that's a deal-breaker I'm afraid. It's horrible and affects my social life a lot because everyone has pets.
You should message me if
I am mostly just looking for interesting new humans, but go ahead if you fancy me rotten, or if you aren't rotten and don't not fancy me, or if you are rotten but only in a physiological sense.