Dotaista
33 Cape Town, South Africa
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My self-summary
A little yuppie, a lot nerdy, smart but absent-minded, I work too hard but am an awful procrastinator, I tend to be self-deprecating but am probably deeply arrogant at some level I never notice, I have a quirky, dry and often inappropriate sense of humour that I try to keep under control, and I love few things more than a conversation with an interesting person.

I have a history of long and serious relationships, but I'm trying to keep things simple for a while and just expand my horizons.
What I’m doing with my life
Most of my energy goes into my legal practice, which, thankfully, I quite enjoy. My areas of expertise are in constitutional and human rights law, and I get a surprising variety of clientele.

The rest of the time I try and forget about the law. Yoga, hiking, climbing and diving are all things I enjoy, but I'm equally happy reading (sci-fi/fantasy when I'm feeling lazy, history/economics/current affairs/classics when I'm not), watching tv or sports (Stormers fan!) or playing games on the computer.

As of December 2013, I'm taking a bit of a step back from online dating, just due to my other commitments. I'll still be online from time to time, but please excuse me if I don't respond to any messages.
The first things people usually notice about me
Probably my voice. They say I sound either intelligent, or gay, or both.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Top 3 of each at the moment: Catch 22, the Lord of the Rings, To Kill a Mockingbird, Fight Club, City of God, Snatch, Community, Arrested Development, Better Off Ted, Alt-J, Florence and the Machine, the Lumineers... And for food I'll just say all the amazing restaurants in Cape Town. And biltong.
The six things I could never do without
In no particular order... Wine, music, good food, internet access, travelling the world, and my kindle.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Law, South African politics, economics and growth, incentive structures, history, rugby (and any sport in which SA are dominating - Test cricket FTW), e-sports, nerdy memes, how awesome it would be if I was a Jedi, places to get good food and good wine, how not to come across as a creep on online dating sites, whether everyone else on online dating sites are creeps, why I should stop being lazy and go to that yoga class at 6am, and a million, billion other things.
On a typical Friday night I am
I'm a bit more inclined to spend my Friday nights in - reading, watching something good, or playing games - than out, but I do love going out, be it to hot new restaurants, funky bars, or whatever. The one thing I don't like is going somewhere where the music is too loud to talk.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
Hmmmm. How about, I enjoyed Fifty Shades of Grey? No thanks to the writing though.
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