28Norwich, United Kingdom
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My self-summary
I like wine and things which aren't wine that are wine-flavoured.

I write about time travel, enchanted muffins and epilepsy. Oh, and ballet.

Labels are a bit boring. They seem to be going through a Renaissance though. Ask me for mine if you like.

I work in a theatre doing publicity. This means I'm excellent at self-promotion. If you're reading my words and feel yourself falling for me quickly, now you can prevent it.

I spend a lot of my time creating new projects and experimenting with different ideas. I play music (you can hear a couple of recordings on, I write (currently obsessing over a novel for the past two years), and I try to surround myself with happy, refreshing personalities.

I'm a former American-person, having lived there (in homeschooled bliss) for eight years. You know how homeschoolers have a reputation for being slightly strange? I can vouch that it's not just a stereotype. But you know, it makes the world more interesting.

In some ways, I’m a complete cliché of the modern hipster, hippie, new-aged vegetarian scenester. But at least I know it, so that’s some small level of redemption. Except it's not, is it?

I genuinely enjoy meeting new people, especially when they’re passionate about life. People who go against the grain, or aren’t afraid to have a unique worldview are always a pleasure to meet.

I want to just exist in an honest and happy way, enjoying music, festivals, cafes, and random little arty events throughout the city. It’s always a pleasure to meet new people and see the world through a fresh pair of eyes.
What I’m doing with my life
Working for a theatre, writing stories about sentient muffins and camping with friends.
I’m really good at
Finding something fascinating about somebody. Everyone has some sort of amazing story unfolding in their life, and I get a real rush out of piecing them together.

I can also play a guitar song about any subject. This is often tested.
The first things people usually notice about me
That's tricky. I have fairly ridiculous hair most the time, so that must be a candidate.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Air, Blind Melon, Belle & Sebastian, Radiohead, Simon and Garfunkel, Pink Floyd, Sonic Youth, Dinosaur Jr, Sufjan Stevens, Spoon, Pavement, Neutral Milk Hotel, Manic Street Preachers, Nirvana, Jay Reatard, Godspeed You! Black Emp, Green Day, Dandy Warhols, The Cure, Elliott Smith, Built to Spill, The Distillers, Amanda Palmer, Spiritualized, Malcolm Middleton, Los Campesinos!, Apples in Stereo, The Brian Jonestown Massacre, I'm From Barcelona, Sigur Ros, My Bloody Valentine, My Bloody Valentine, REM, Dave Brubeck, Paul McCartney.

I love Persepolis, Waking Life, Trainspotting, American Beauty, Fight Club, Back to the Future, DiG!, A Beautiful Mind, Breakfast on Pluto, Man on the Moon, Adaptation, Pleasantville, Vanilla Sky, Memento…

Six Feet Under. The West Wing. Breaking Bad. Frasier. Game of Thrones. Girls. The IT Crowd. Black Books. X-Files. The Daily Show.

My memory is so terrible when it comes to books. I love non-fiction - I've read everything Bill Bryson has ever done. Big Garth Ennis fan. Poetry. Random books on psychology, books I've bought after watching TED talks. Music books, autobiographies, political bits and pieces.
Six things I could never do without
Strong cheese
Impending sense of optimism
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Art, projects, writing, stories. Random things I've read. TED talks. The best way to avoid detection if I was secretly an undercover spy. Whether Woody Allen is an optimist or pessimist. Whether a 'normal' relationship actually exists. Why Jeff Goldblum doesn't get more film credibility.
On a typical Friday night I am
Nothing's typical.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I used to have a pretty bad stutter, but you wouldn't usually notice now. This is because I strategically avoid words which start with certain sounds, or words which end in places which make following words difficult. I've been doing this for so many years that I can rearrange sentences without really thinking.
You should message me if
You're rather splendid.
The two of us