Doctoral Candidate in Philosophy
How about we… Go sing show tunes in Club Cafe - ill even sing for you!
How about we… Try ice-skating in Boston Common, before warming up with hot chocolate.
How about we… look down on Boston from the top of the Prudential Center!
An awesome place I've visited:
Petra, in Jordan: the amazing pink stone city!
My perfect Sunday:
I like to go to my Humanist community as often as I can (community for nonreligious people!), then get a late lunch with a friend before heading to choir practice.
The movie I've watched the most times:
Probably Blade Runner.
My life history in 5 sentences or fewer:
All-boys private school in London (all work and no play). Drama student and activist at Cambridge University (almost ten shows a year!). High school English teacher with Teach First (like Teach for America in the UK). Master's at Harvard in Arts and Education. Now studying for my doctorate in the philosophy of human development.
My first concert / My dream concert:
My first real concert might have been Prince at 18 - he was AMAZING, and I went to the after party and he came out and played for HOURS! I would LOVE to see Florence and the Machine in collaboration with Peter Gabriel. Yeah, I said it ;)
Obscure knowledge I possess:
I know all about the dark arts of persuasion...
I have a weakness for guys/girls who:
Have dark eyes, loud laughter, and a lust for life.
For me, a first date no-no is:
Rudeness to other people.
What I would bring to show and tell:
My copies of the notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci. I love both his sketches and his written ideas - such a mind!
A story you should remind me to tell you on our first date:
There are too many to choose one - I'm full of stories.
I secretly want to be:
A megachurch pastor for atheists ;)
I want to be with someone who wants to be:
A force for good in the world!
An infatuation of mine:
I have a foolish love of waistcoats (or what you Americans call "vests").
If I won the lottery and quit my job, I would:
I don't think I'd quit my job - id use the money to set up an institute to promote Enlightenment values.
One thing my mother would want you to know about me:
Although I can seem self-important, I'm really a sweetheart ;)
I want to come home to:
A hug, a cup of tea, laughter, and love.