Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Wow. Me. What about me? Well, I've spent too much time on dating
sites for a start, so I think I've come to recognise, what I, at
least, perceive, as some of the pitfalls.
Either directly, or indirectly, dating sites ask you to describe
who you're looking for. That ought to mean the type of person you
get on with ( Hi Viv!!!) But all too often it results in a check
list, and if you ain't ticking all the boxes, they ain't talking to
Now I have my own set of tickboxes (Hi Emily!!!), and if you're a
5'10" or 5' 11" redhead and the number 150 is lower than your IQ
but a little higher than (or at least very close to) your weight in
pounds while also being less than three times your age but more
than five times your age, then feel free to say "Hi." or even "I
want your body...". Either will get you a reaction, it's not for
nothing that I'm renowned as a wit, raconteur, and a bit of a
Or is it tart?
A check list is only typed into a computer, not chiselled in
granite by the finger of the Almighty, being attracted to someone
doesn't necessarily make them the one for you, come to that it's
entirely possible to think someone is hot, but not actually
like them. It's equally possible that someone is
going to fail to tick a single box on your check list, and yet
every time you set eyes on them it lets sunshine into your
So no, I'm not here looking for a life partner, I'm here because
there are times when I'm so lonely, it's insufferable, and even a
few messages passed between ships in the night beats that. A
coffee, oysters, or even shooting a few clays in company is even
better. And frankly? I've been as far afield as Prague and Zurich
on coaches, so London ain't that far. What is it with all these
people that like to travel, but want to meet someone from their own
That said, I'm not adverse to the idea of meeting "The One", I'm
trying to point out that you stand a lot better chance of meeting
"The One" if you actually meet some people rather than sitting in
the middle of the World Wide Web like some sort of cyber spider
waiting for the exact sort of prey to happen along before you
chance a venture into reality.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I'm not sure. It's all quite busy, but it just got quite busy, I
didn't plan it that way....
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
As opposed to actually imparting any factual information here, I
think I'm going to tell you a true, story. Some while ago, I was
accused of being "big headed" which while it's factually accurate,
as I do have rather a large hat size, I took some slight exception
to and replied along the lines of "While many people think that on
first acquaintance, once they get to know me better and realise the
full extent of my capabilities, they realise that I'm actually
quite a modest chap."
Which was where a friend of mine looked up and said, "Sadly, that's
It's said opinions vary, and opinions about me vary from
"insufferable" to "hilarious". You can probably tell why...
The first things people usually notice about me
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Of late, it seems to be that I'm looking well. At least people keep
saying to me, "You're looking well!". I would imagine that my
recent haircut, and losing enough weight that I can wear jeans with
a smaller waist than inside leg without looking too much like I put
them on with a crow bar has something to do with this.
If they're from around here, it's usually just how un-photogenic I
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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I like to read sci-fi. Preferably grandiose sweeping sci-fi such as
the "Night's Dawn" trilogy. That said, I've read Gargoyle, The Book
Thief, the Time traveller's Wife, Almost Like A Whale, and Pillars
of the Earth recently, or at least the books are still beside the
I like watching films, and I don't mind having to exercise the grey
matter a little in the process. While a list of my favourite films
would mutate from day to day, Easyrider would appear on it
Musically, I'm not avid about anything really.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
I doubt there are six "things" in my life that I truly couldn't do
without. People, experiences, or events? That's a different matter
and I could readily think of six of each.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Originally, I wrote "Stories" here, but apparently that's
understating the case somewhat, and I should have said plotting
novels. Whatever you want to call it, I'm still doing it to stop my
brain from wandering off and causing trouble though.
It's possible that I also spend some of my time thinking about
things that other people didn't. Sadly, I find that this tends to
give you a reputation as a bit of a smart ass....
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Still on a walking stick, still don't like crowds, and often quite
tired too. Sitting around with a bottle of wine and talking about
what ever rubbish comes up works though...
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