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47 Canberra, Australia Woman


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  • Ages 28-55
  • Near me
  • For long-term dating, short-term dating, casual sex

My details

Last online
Mar 2, 2011
5' 6" (1.68m)
Body Type
Average build
Agnosticism and it’s important
English (Fluently), French (Somewhat)
My self-summary
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Starting off with "likes" seems easy: I like reading, music, museums and galleries, travelling, restaurants, cocktail bars and talking. And lots of other things, actually.

Oh, and I'm from NZ and I spent about 5 years in London. I'm in Australia as of five years ago because my girlfriend at the time lured me here. And hey, the money's decent. :-) I'm fairly introverted in terms of new people and situations, but I certainly don't lack social skills: once I'm warmed up, I'm all good. But I tend to prefer lovers/partners who are more extroverted than I am, for obvious reasons.

Regarding relationships, I'm into polyamory, so I'm not exclusive, but I do know the value of boundaries and commitment. I am not, however, into swinging or orgies (but if you're keen, go to it). I also have a kinky side I'm exploring at present, although that isn't a compulsory thing I require from other people (bonus, though!)

I'm not at all girlie - am actually fairly butch in a non-macho kind of way - but I do like kick-arse non-butch women. Oh, and I don't do boys (much), or your boy if you're a couple looking for a Hot Bi Babe. I also have no problem at all with bisexual or "no label" women - in fact, many of my partners have been bisexual.

I'm extremely opinionated about many things, including queer issues, feminism and leftie (anarchist-leaning) politics. Don't worry, I don't do political rants constantly, although if you don't consider yourself to be a feminist (small or big "f"), and habitually vote conservative, it's probably not worth wasting our time. I do, however, manage to maintain my sense of humour about many things - in fact, I have a pretty good capacity for silliness too. I can also manage to keep my mouth shut in front of the parental units or the boss. But if strong opinions bother or embarrass you, I'm probably not a person you'd want to hang out with. I also swear LOTS. Again, not in front of grandma, but I'm also not apologetic about it.

I also have a Dreamwidth/LJ, so feel free to catch me there if I haven't sufficiently bored you already. :-)
What I’m doing with my life
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Working working working. Eating. Sleeping. Travelling to Sydney or NZ or Europe or wherever when the mood takes me (and I have the money).
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Reading. My job (computers). Having fantastic friends and lovers.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
God only knows - the opinionatedness, and that I have a sense of humour, I think. Oh, and the swearing LOTS.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Books - too many to mention, but mainly good sci-fi/fantasy, detective and GBLT fiction, with a sufficient numbers of interesting non-fiction reads. Last non-fiction I read was "Taste", a social history of England via food.

Movies - again, those with GBLT or indie themes, always excepting "Claire of the Moon" (unless you want to mute the sound and invent your own dialogue). I think Bound has been about the best movie in the queer genre, although When Night Is Falling and High Art are fantastic. Bladerunner is probably my absolute fave movie, although I think most SF movies are crap compared to modern SFF literature, with notable exceptions like District 9 and Aliens. My next favourite movie, however, is probably La Dolce Vita, as pretentious as it may sound. I love its sporking of various personalities and levels of society, and it's still relevant today. I have a weakness for chop-socky kung-fu movies, as long as the humour is balanced by cool martial arts moves. Although I do love Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon and that's not exactly a laugh a minute. Tampopo and Wing Chun are also faves in terms of movies from that corner of the world.

Music - I like a variety, but not normally what's in the top 40, or country, or modern "RnB". I suppose my favourite genres are breakbeat, such as DnB and trip-hop (showing my age), and other electronica, dub, dubstep and certain kinds of indie rock and industrial, but I can do anything from Bach to Kylie, depending. Faves are NIN, Massive Attack, Radiohead, PJ Harvey, Red Snapper, The Upbeats, Shapeshifter, Tiki, Concord Dawn and many more.

I like FOOD. Particulary Asian cuisines or Mediterranean. Japanese and Vietnamese are my absolute faves. I don't eat much in the way of red meat tho' (no reason, just don't like the taste much). I love Assam tea, good locally roasted coffee (whatever local is) and I like nice wine, craft beers, cocktails and single-malt whisky (I'm a wimp, so I prefer the Speyside malts to peaty Islay ones).
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Friends, food, sex/love, music, books, natural beauty (and in this capitalist world, money).
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
The above items.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
At home reading, or having a nice espresso at a cafe, or listening to music, or playing around on my computer.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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Nothing at all. Friends are for private things. But I'm pretty much "what you see is what you get".
You should message me if
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You can compose a message with a few words in it. Things like "winks" don't really give me a handle on what you liked about my profile! :-)

Oh, and guys, DON'T BOTHER.