scriptavore
41 Toronto, Canada
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My self-summary
Over-educated, quirky redheaded seeks humorous smartypants/ Oxford comma enthusiast for delicious food adventures, used-book store hunting, and flights of whimsy.

I mix well with others and can be counted on to say something inappropriate during lulls in conversation. I am kind, thoughtful, and generally smell good. Sometimes I get cranky if I haven't eaten in a while, but mostly I tend towards optimism. I often come up with awesome comebacks long after they stop being relevant. I equally value alone time and people time.
What I’m doing with my life
Two parts university lecturer, one part librarian.

I'm into books.
I’m really good at
appreciating good food, good design, and good conversation.
The first things people usually notice about me
the red hair.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books:
The Road, Wool, Pillars of the Earth, The Talisman, LOTR, A Fine Balance, The Andromeda Strain, Cell, The Swiss Family Robinson, Hunger Games, Gargantua and Pantagruel, The Tempest, Game of Thrones series

Movies:
Moonrise Kingdom, When Harry Met Sally, The Thing (1980's version), District9, 28 Days Later, Alien(s)3, LOTR, Inception, Truly Madly Deeply, Inglorious Bastards

TV:
Torchwood (BBC), Good Eats, Firefly, The West Wing, Downton Abbey, Breaking Bad, Misfits, Dollhouse, Iron Chef, BBC's Survivors, 30 Rock, Battlestar Galactica, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Star Trek: TNG, House, The Good Wife, Nurse Jackie, random British renovation/realty (not reality) shows

Food:
I love deliciousness. Some of my favourite places to eat are: The Black Hoof, Roti Palace, Guu, Pho Hung, Jumbo Empanada, Le Select, Ascari Enoteca, take out from Sanagan's Meatlocker, Tacos el Asador, Salad King, and pretty much any fresh perch stand in Port Stanley.

Other random stuff I like:
This American Life, The Radiolab (podcast), The New Yorker, the Arts and Crafts Movement, NYTimes crossword puzzles, mid-century modern design, Calder's mobiles, making Excel spreadsheets, Tap Phong, Biedermeier furniture, cozy reading nooks, cryptic crosswords (not that I'm particularly good at them), cooking for friends, freshly sharpened pencils, smart people.
The six things I could never do without
books, coffee, duvet, dictionary, my bike, and tangential conversations
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Food. Books. Floorplans. The perfect orange. How time moves. My next nap.
On a typical Friday night I am
Out with friends. Cooking spaghetti sauce. Watching 5 episodes of Torchwood back to back. Reading a book. Learning about cheese. Doing my laundry. Knitting a sweater. Thinking about where I could put another bookshelf.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I accidently shoplifted the 2011 food issue of the New Yorker.
You should message me if
you were overcome with a deep sense of happiness when you read my profile.

Also, if you've made an effort to actually fill out your profile with, like, words and stuff.

Please note that I'm not interested in being in an open relationship.
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