Fitted with these amazing features:
pragmatic optimism, dry (and slightly evil) sense of humour, a curious lateral mind, a healthy serve of empathy and warm, an offbeat kind of charm, creative and artistic skills out the wazoo, something that can yes best described as awkward grace, spiritual seeker, capacity for deep, philosophic thought and more.
*Subject to availability.
Finding my space here in Melbourne, working as a freelance illustrator. Creating a a game about dinosaurs that wear top hats. Because this is a thing the world needs.
Other than that, looking at new places to travel to, trying understand the wonderful complexities of the world one piece at a time. Working on that whole mindfulness business.
- Making people laugh when they are drinking something (simple pleasures!)
- Making breakfast on weekends
- Finding the positive in things
- Drawing like a boss
- Putting people at ease
- I don't know if I can say I'm good at it, but I do try to meditate every day
- Like, heaps of other stuff
Movies - Anything by Hayao Miyazaki, Inception, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Being John Malkovich, Life is Beautiful, City of Lost Children, Delicatessen, Matrix, Moon.
TV - Game of Thrones, Mighty Boosh, The Wire, Madmen, Futurama, Deadwood, Breaking Bad, Rome, Six Feet Under.
Music - TV on the Radio, Goldfrapp, Okkerville River, Radiohead, Animal Collective, Boards of Canada, Died Pretty, The Triffids, Dirty Three, Gomez, Lamb.
Food - Thai, mexican, italian, ethiopian, those squishy custard ball things... One day I hope to be as good at making food as I am at devouring it. A man can dream....
New horizons to explore
Physical and emotional intimacy
Curious things to ponder
Good food with better company
What chairs would look like if we had knees on the backs of our legs...
On a more serious note, I had a 'peak experience' some years ago. A moment of incredible clarity, bliss and awareness. I guess that would count.
Bonus points if you are someone who wants to make her own way in the world, has something of a curious, left field, creative streak and something of an explorer/seeker. Someone who looks at the mundane and thinks "How can I make this better?"