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My self-summary
I'm a really tall man. Six foot four inches tall. People say, “hey, you are one tall dude.” Yup, I am. Suffice to say that fitting into small cars is a drag.

A wee bit about me. I'm gregarious and at ease in my own skin. I value kindness and left leaning political thought. I adore dogs and people who get why. Good conversation and red wine put a smile on my face. I'm equally comfortable eating Indian in little India or having dinner in an up-scale restaurant. I love soccer and play upwards of four times a week; I'm a from the heart sort of player, as I'm not very coordinated.

A few other things worth mentioning. I'm a bit of nerd. But nerd is not a dirty word in my family. My interests include: documentary films, science fiction, CBC radio, being active outside, urban things, science, art, games, economics and lots of other stuff. I read a wide variety of non-fiction and fiction. I have an uncanny habit of falling asleep on top of my books. Needless to say, lending me a book is never a good idea.

I've traveled in Africa, Asia, South America and Europe. I'm into bands like Sonic Youth, The Dandy Warhols and The National. I own a nifty old house near Runnymede and St Clair. I sing massively out of key when doing karaoke, but my friends seem to like it. My specialty is to shatnerize songs.
What I’m doing with my life
I'm a Field Service Engineer in Medical Diagnostic Instrumentation and Automation. Essentially, I'm a robot repair guy. That's what my friends say I should tell people.

I recently completed a masters degree in technology management.

I've been working on my house. Renovating an old place is a ton of work, but its satisfying. I'm going for that open concept thing.

Maintaining a zero balance on my credit cards. I'm one of those people who has a plan when it comes to that stuff called money.

Talking about all kinds of stuff with my friends. Taking the piss with my friends.

Defending Toronto from the naysayers. I love this city.

Doing a bit of gardening here and there. Which involves chasing squirrels away and trying to figure out why my tomatoes aren't as good as my neighbours. Actually, the cats from next door have co-opted my yard and lounge about. But that doesn't stop me from patting them.

Travel is a privilege I'm grateful for, but I don't define myself through it. A few of the places I've seen include: Cambodia, Burma, Laos, Switzerland, France, Tanzania, Portugal and Vietnam. My most recent trip was to Colombia in December of 2015. I hope to see India and Cuba next.
I’m really good at
I'm handy and good at fixing things.
I'm a good kisser.
The first things people usually notice about me
I'm easy going and friendly.
I look young for my age.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Music: Shoe Gaze, Folk, Blue Grass, Punk, Jazz. Blue Rodeo, Wilco, The National, The Chromatics, Dayglow Abortions, Pixies, Broken Social Scene, The Clash, The Dandy Warhols, Daughter, Pulp, Yo La Tengo, Lush, Bruce Springsteen, Jesus And Mary Chain, Sonic Youth, Dan Deacon, Arcade Fire, Simple Minds, Dead Milkmen, OMD, Gordon Lightfoot, New Pornographers, She and Him, Lorde, The Smiths, Johnny Cash, Love and Rockets, Dead Kennedys, Echo And The Bunnymen, Stereo Lab, Leonard Cohen, My Bloody Valentine.

I love reading: Vice articles, King Leopold's Ghost (by Adam Hochschild), Blood Diamonds, The Corporation, Heart Of Darkness, fiction and non-fiction.

Movies and Shows: High Fidelity, The Thin Red Line, The Wire, Battle Royale, Magnolia, Deadwood, Frontline, Nature Of Things, Lost In Translation, Blade Runner, Star Wars (the old school versions), Dig (music documentary about the Dandy Warhols and Brian Jonestown Massacre), Deer Hunter, Lord Of The Rings, Dawn Of The Dead, City Of Ghosts, Boogie Nights, There Will Be Blood, Contact, No Country For Old Men, Alien, Colbert report, South Park, Monty Python.

Food: Vietnamese, Indian, Korean, Japanese, Chinese, Middle Eastern, Greek, chocolate. I'm open to trying anything when it comes to food.
The six things I could never do without
Dogs are great. A few years ago I had a lovely Springer Spaniel named Wiley. She made it to just shy of 15 years, which is good for any dog.

Music, friends, family, brunch, good coffee in the morning.

My amazing friends and family.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Social justice and international aid.
Getting a dog some day.
The dust bunnies festering under my couch.
Plotting against evil doing neoconservatives and alt right fascists; I'm coming for you, Trump!
On a typical Friday night I am
Hanging with a good friend some place.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I have lots of funky boxers and own too many cardigans.
You should message me if
You are warm, cute and smart.
You are emotionally available.
You are honest and not flaky.
You are not into hook ups.