the_squire1
29 New Haven, CT
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My self-summary
I arrived here recently from the UK. Im good at things I enjoy (sport and games), and bad at things I don't (organizational skills). I like new challenges/adventures and generally live in search of a new story. I am driven, sarcastic, competitive, and addicted to finding ways to have fun. I love my job because it is constantly fascinating and I think (optimistically) that it might have the potential to make a difference one day. Most importantly, I live to maximize highs rather than minimizing lows. I hate pointless social norms. I hate superficial relationships, but once I have made a connection with someone, I am all about my real friends.

Also my username is not supposed to look like squirrel - 'the squire' was already taken.
What I’m doing with my life
Postdoctoral research in climate change ecology in Yale. Eventually, I want to work out a career that will allow me to live and work with my friends, because I refuse to trade ambition for an actual life.
I’m really good at
Americans think Im funny, but I think that anything said in an english accent will work. Im good at sport (mainly soccer and tennis) and I am on my way to getting good at kitesurfing, skiing and mountainboarding in the next few years.
The first things people usually notice about me
Im tall
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
(1) 13 things that dont make sense, (2) Rocky, (3) Peep show (everyone MUST watch this!!!), (4) Grace Potter and the nocturnals and (5) my mum's chocolate cake
The six things I could never do without
My friends, games, sport, wildlife, travel, british comedy.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
what the hell consciousness is all about
kitesurfing
how to win the next crokanole match
On a typical Friday night I am
Trying to find the perfect balance between two of the classic british steriotypes (drinking hard and dancing badly).
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
There is literally (and i do mean literally literally, not the slang version that means exctly the opposite of literally) nothing that I am too private to admit.
You should message me if
you are into the relentless search for fun and new experiences
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