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My self-summary
My friends joke that I should have a world passport. My home town is Melbourne, Australia, and I guess I still call it "home" even if I spend much more time elsewhere now. Currently I'm dividing my time between Berlin and San Francisco.

I get along so well with other open, intelligent, passionate and fun people.
What I’m doing with my life
I wish I knew! Right now: taking every opportunity that comes my way and trying to make the best of this world and this life.

I've tried the "let's plan my life out until retirement" thing and the whole "settling down with a mortgage" thing. It hasn't stuck yet, so now I'm discovering what's next every day.

So whilst I currently work in the busy software world, but one day I'd love to give up the professional life and open a bar or a coffee shop. I know it's a cliché.
I’m really good at
Making hours on an airplane pass like they are seconds; getting into passionate debates and questioning beliefs (including my own); massages; adapting to new places and discovering the culture and people; finding myself in bizarre situations; not having enough free time; and punctuation.
The first things people usually notice about me
Usually my accent, except in Australia.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: I used to read an enormous amount, mostly of fiction. And then came the internet and then work. So now I read a lot of non-fiction and a lot of blogs and other articles online. I have quite a backlog of books to be read, as I do tend to procrastinate with many and jump straight to others - like anything by Hunter S. Thompson or Neal Stevenson (for example).

Movies: Again, I have quite a backlog of films still to watch; many from years ago. I like asking people what their favourite films of all time are, and adding those to my list. I'm hoping someone will help me watch them! Some of my favourite films include Blade Runner, Fight Club, Donnie Darko, Shawn of the Dead (and Hot Fuzz), Fear and Loathing, Barbarella, Logans Run, and so many more. I've also been watching a lot more documentaries recently. Interesting anecdote: I helped start a company around movies, dialogue and language learning.

Music: Very broad. I used to be really into EDM, but not the cheesy crap (I'm talking good techno, psytrace, progressive and other shaking-your-arse fun stuff). Now I've softened up again, and I'll listen to a lot of cruisy alternate music. Grew up on rock, folk, punk and goth. Love Skinny Puppy, The Cure, PIL, David Bowie, Joy Division/New Order, Bob Dylan, U2, Depeche Mode, The Chemical Brothers, Pink Floyd, Kings of Leon, Don Johnson Big Band (look it up), Primus, The Smiths, Gus Gus, Ani Difranco, Fat Freddy's Drop, Lumineers, Alle Farben, José Gonález, Kings of Leon, London Grammar, Marek Hemmann, Moderat, Mumford & Sons, Nils Frahm, Of Monsters and Men, Daft Punk, ... I'm sure you get the idea.

Food: So important. Life is short, why eat badly? Did I mention I like to cook? That, of course, doesn't mean I do it often - I hate just "throwing something together based on what's in the fridge" (and am a huge admirer of people who can). My preference is to cook a really nice meal for a group of friends, or to prepare something special and time consuming.
Six things I could never do without
I spent a long time getting rid of most things I own. I recon I could do without almost anything. But let's write some things down:

1. People
2. Coffee
3. Connections (to People)
4. Affection
5. Hedonism
6. Passport & Laptop
I spend a lot of time thinking about
What to do next. What I could have done before. Everything I'm passionate about.
On a typical Friday night I am
Either (a) with friends, probably in a bar/gallery/club/sportshall/theatre/restaurant, or (c) on the sofa or in bed with a good movie/book. I'll leave (b) up to your imagination.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I used to be a geek. But they're cool now right? right?
You should message me if
- You have a high match rating with me (I'll probably be fascinated by you)

- You find a mistake in my punctuation

- You've got a fascinating story to tell

- You can suggest cool things to do in the city I'm in

- You'd just like to

If I don't respond, then msg me again. I get busy a lot.
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