Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I secretly wish I were either a poet or Josh Lyman but I would
never tell anyone that.
I have an accent. And I'm told it’s a good one, although I fear New
York is making me slowly lose it. When I was younger it was full on
Swedish chef but growing up in London slowly got rid of that.
That's about all the arrogance my adopted British sensibilities
I fit the third culture kid cliché to a tee. Moved abroad when I
was 18, fell in love with the adventure of it and never stopped
moving (until now).
I’d like to think I’m generally a fairly laid back and friendly
person. My mother tells me she could abandon me on a deserted
island and I’d make friends immediately, which is largely why I
don’t go on cruises with her.
I have a theory that there’s no such thing as a bad first date, but
feel free to prove me wrong.
I get irrationally annoyed by the improper use of adverbs and
people who use the word jealous when they mean envious.
I name my house plants.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
PowerPoint slides (depressingly)
Coming up with random quotes to fit any situation (I have an
annoying memory that will forget birthdays and to pay my taxes but
remember random passages of literature/music that I find
Making friends with bartenders
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
I'll do my best with the laundry list below but the reality is my
tastes are eclectic and regularly evolving (except for Cilantro
which I will hate with the fire of a thousand suns until the day I
Books: Catcher in the Rye, God of small things, End of the Affair,
the Dark Tower series, The Glass Palace, Tale of two cities, Great
Gatsby, American Psycho. But I also read a lot of trash fiction -
Lee Child, John Grisham etc.
Movies: The Rock (guilty pleasure), Wild Strawberries, Babette's
Feast, The Prestige, Old School, The Assassination of Jesse James
by the coward Robert Ford.
Music: Everything from Opera to Springsteen (OK - I'm obsessed with
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
--That buzz you get when you drink a lot of coffee first thing in
the morning, get a rush of focused productivity, and feel like
anything is possible
--Sunsets (preferably from an airplane window)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Shoes - and ships - and sealing-wax - cabbages - and kings - why
the sea is boiling hot - whether pigs have wings
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