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28 Wanstead, UK Woman


I’m looking for

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  • Ages 24–45
  • Near me
  • For new friends, long-term dating, short-term dating

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Last online
Yesterday – 1:22am
5′ 4″ (1.63m)
Body type
When drinking
Atheism, and laughing about it
Sagittarius, but it doesn’t matter
Graduated from university
Sales / Marketing
Mostly monogamous
Doesn’t have kids
Dislikes dogs and likes cats
English (Fluently), German (Okay), Norwegian (Poorly), Sign Language (Okay)

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My self-summary
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Thinking too much, drinking too much and being thoroughly inappropriate in almost all situations.
What I’m doing with my life
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Distancing myself from it.

My day job is "digital content" at a publishing tech company. Nobody really knows what this entails, including me. I like it though; we have an office poodle.

I do a bit of writing on the side (Independent, Sunday Times, New Statesman &c), usually on pop culture, current affairs, feminism, the internet.

Sometimes I put on comedy gigs with a political slant. Here is an article in the Guardian which makes me sound like a complete twat :)

I've just bought a bike, and I'm trying to learn to play the musical saw. I like learning how bits of London fit together and then getting overexcited about it.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
I can play the spoons, type at 120wpm and deliver a lamb. Studies suggest 9/10 men find these to be desirable traits in a partner.
The first things people usually notice about me
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Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Virginia Woolf, Jean Rhys, Jonathan Safran Foer, Mark Z Danielewski, Terry Pratchett, Jo Rowling, Douglas Adams, Philip Pullman, ee cummings, DH Lawrence, Meg Rosoff, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Ursula le Guin, John Wyndham, China Mieville, Jorge Luis Borges.

Fragments d'un Discours Amoureux by Barthes is my favourite self-help book. Histoire de l'œil by Bataille is my favourite book about someone putting eggs up her cunt.

Film: most anything involving Michel Gondry, Spike Jonze, Charlie Kaufmann, Jan Svankmajer, Pedro Almodóvar. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is my favourite film.

Buffy > Dollhouse > Firefly
Borgen > Broen > Forbrydelsen
Doctor Who (Moffat notwithstanding)
Spaced, & all the obvious British comedies of that ilk.
Parks & Rec, & all the obvious American comedies of that ilk.
There's probably no point me even bothering to cite Chris Morris or Stewart Lee, is there?

Music: Sufjan Stevens, Joanna Newsom, The Knife, Tegan & Sara, David Thomas Broughton, Daughter, Diane Cluck, Fiona Apple, Regina Spektor, My Brightest Diamond, PJ Harvey, Robyn, Beirut, múm, Deerhoof, Xiu Xiu, Metric, Efterklang, Dirty Projectors, CocoRosie, Grimes, CHVRCHES, St Vincent, Why?, &c&c:

Stand-up comedy and (web)comics are also things.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Time alone
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.

(Anything you can do, I can do meta.)
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Drunk, with friends, or catching up on my tellyshows. Occasionally all three.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I once wrote slash fanfiction about George Osborne and Peter Mandelson. No, you can't read it.
You should message me if
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I have a minimum required typing speed of 60wpm. This is a competitive marketplace after all & none of us are getting any younger.

Also: beard.