My playlist right now: Fleetwood Mac; Die Walküre; the Moth; This American Life
Just watched | Am watching: Birdman; Game of Thrones
Just cooked: Slow cooked Chicken Tacos
Just ate at: Pizzeria Libretto
I'm a mix of Chinese and English. Definitely hairy from the English side.
My idea of perfect happiness: Cooking dinner for friends, then gathering around the piano for a good sing with wine in our hands.
Sorting hat: House Slytherin (I regret to admit it, but that's likely where I would have been put despite mud-blood status.)
What restores my soul and makes me think: Opera; Sondheim; Theatre; Classical Music; and Dance. But I am pretty discerning so not all of it is always wonderful.
My most prized possession: the watch my father left me, that my grandparents gave him
My greatest fear: loss of hope
The trait I most deplore in myself: being too judgmental and occasionally too lazy. I have also been told that I over think things. Need to be more go with the flow than planned out.
The trait I most deplore in others: lack of drive, procrastination, excessive texting, lack of directness or honesty
My greatest extravagance: generosity to friends or my clothes (particular weakness for Etro)
My favourite Journey: going to Bali
Most overrated virtue: chastity
Greatest regret: not remembering all the stories my grandparents told me
What I would change about myself: I need to learn to go with the flow - I plan and strategize too much. Being prepared is a good thing, but I need to be more chill.
Favourite pastime: Making music - I wish I were better at it
My motto: Ne incautus futuri .
Looking for: A deeper connection with someone who is a regular guy. Someone who's funny, kind, thoughtful, who can match wits with me, who has dreams and hopes, and who can be my partner in crime, my better half, the object of my affection. Someone who loves music, and the arts and hungers for beauty and grace. Someone who will look me in the eye, see into my flawed soul, and still love me. Someone who makes me a better person.
Likes: kindness, helpfulness, reliability, honesty, openness, and eyes into which I can stare forever. An open heart, a good conversationalist, a curious mind. Someone who has seen a little of the world or hungers for it. Self-awareness and a little erudition is helpful. A positive outlook. Openness to irreverent and inappropriate humour (at the appropriate time) - especially since I am the same.
Not too young. Not too old.
Not too hot. Not too cold.
Not too hard. Not too soft.
(Do I sound like Goldilocks?)
Dislikes: smoking, drugs, infrequent washing. Ignorance. Shirking of culpability. Vegetarians or picky eaters. Long hair on men, excessive piercings or Tats. 😣
I'm a typical Aries - not that I follow that too much - but I do fit the description!
HIV negative as of Feb, 2015
My passions are artistic in nature. Music, performing arts, writing.
Movies: Amadeus; The Color Purple; Much Ado About Nothing (1993 and 2012); The Lion in Winter
Sunday in the Park with George; Sweeney Todd; A Little Night Music
What music to work with next. How to make it better.
Living a richer and more meaningful existence.