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48, Male, Single, Melbourne - City, VIC
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'But the owls, so many owls, I'm never alone...Oh, the owls, the owls, with their feathers of silk.. the owls they mock me and have stolen my pills..'

Aspiring aesthete, belletrist, bon vivant & quasi-sophist....will admit to having man crushes on Michael Fassbender, Prof B Cox & Hugh F-W.

I am a shallow individual of extremely dubious morals & no sense of irony. Quite partial to aesthetic, Epicurean & hedonistic shenanigans, not to mention miscellaneous hi jinks. I am seeking an intelligent, attractive voluptuary with similarly dubious morals & sense of irony. If you too have a predilection for sampling the capital vices, I'd like to hear from you. Aficionados of all-round mischief-making, tom foolery & jackanapes will also be considered.

I originally grew-up in rural NSW before moving to Canberra to study journalism & ended-up working in fashion retail. I then moved to Sydney to complete my social work degree & remained there until I left for the UK early 2003. As a social worker I have mainly worked in child protection & social welfare.

I lived & worked in the UK for over 5 years. I travelled extensively throughout the UK, Italy, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Austria, Belgium, Sweden & Greece. I moved to Melbourne from the UK in early 2009, & now consider myself an honorary Melburnian.

I'm intermittently gym-toned, sometimes prolix-prone, usually reflective, mostly compassionate & always idealistic. Left-leaning politically, but can experience bouts of Stalinist megalomania every now & again.

I love live music, robust conversations/banter, rustic free houses, good wines & real ales, collecting/wearing natty patterned socks, art galleries, bohemian cafes & good coffee, cooking, watching rugger, eating chocolate & kissing [reputed to be an excellent kisser]. I have supped with serving & aspiring PMs, & starred [the term is used advisedly] in a Tropfest film [with unscripted nude scene].

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At a glance

Summary DorianGray1890's details DorianGray1890's ideal partner
Age 48 years old 38 - 50 yrs old
Location Melbourne - City, VIC within 75km of Fitzroy North 3068
Body type Average Athletic, Slim, Average
Height over 6'3/190 cm at least 5'0/152 cm
Smoking habits Don't smoke Don't smoke
Relationship status Single Single, Divorced, Separated
Have children No, have no children No, have no children, Yes, have children who don't live at home
Wants children Undecided Undecided
Personality Social Very Social, Private, Social
Eye colour Blue Green, Brown, Blue, Black, Other, Hazel, Grey
Hair colour Auburn Black, Light Brown, Auburn, White, Dark Brown, Other, Grey, Blonde, Red
Nationality AUSTRALIA
Ethnic/cultural background Other Caucasian Other, Indian, Other Caucasian, East European, Other Islander, Middle Eastern, Asian, Aboriginal / TSI, Hispanic / Latino, South European, Mixed Race, North European, Black / African
Religion Atheist Catholic, Agnostic, Other Christian, Atheist, Other, Anglican
Political persuasion Left wing Right wing, Swinging voter, No strong beliefs, Left wing
Drinking habits Occasionally / socially Occasionally / socially, Often
Diet No special diet No special diet
Have pets No, like pets but do not have any No, Yes, have pets, No, like pets but do not have any
Education level Degree Degree, Post Graduate, High School
Industry Government Arts / Entertainment / Sport / Recreation, Legal, Healthcare / Medical, Education / Science, Government, Other, Student, Volunteer / Charity / Community, Construction
Job role Professional Admin / Clerical / Secretarial, Other, Professional, Student, Tradesperson

What I'm looking for

Someone stylish, articulate, vivacious, sensual, unattached & at peace with themselves. Not unlike a quality Arabica ie interesting, earthy, creamy, well processed, with syrupy, velvety mouth feel, subtle hints of fruit, spice, vanilla, cocoa & a big finish. Must be an excellent kisser.

  • Female, for a relationship or dating

My interests

N Cave, Suede, Mumfords, Lumineers, D Mode, Emmylou H, Ludwig van, Laura M, Rufus W, JR Cash, Ella F, Primal Scream, New Order, Kate Bush, NIN, Billie H, JS Bach, John Murry, Goldfrapp, P Gabriel, MFTCC, Amy W, Handel, Triffids, Robert Plant, Isobel Campbell, Arcade Fire, Handsome Family, Moby..
A few favourites.. Yeats, Kafka, Clive James, Milosz, George Johnston, Wilde, Orwell, PJ O'Rourke, Goscinny & Uderzo, John Wyndham, the Bard, Robert Hughes, Perez-Reverte, HG Wells, CJ Sansom, Le Carre,William Boyd, the Christophers [Koch & Hitchens], Uncut, cook books, pasta packets, Milo tins..
Movies & TV
Should have inherent quality, whatever it's raison d'être. Indie or mainstream film, esp Kieslowski, Malick, Coen Bros, Campion, Minghella, Anderson, Kubrick, Weir & Hitchcock. Theatre, docos & period dramas, high gloss tosh like Rake, Downton, the Hour, Rome & the Tudors. ABC, BBC, Channel 4.
Hmmm.. is kissing to make your toes curl a sport? Does tipping the velvet count? Comedy like Mock the Week, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Roger Ramjet, Goons, Python, Pete 'n' Dud, Fry 'n' Laurie, Blackadder, Gavin & Stacey,Young Ones, Peep Show, Father Ted, IT Crowd, Graham Norton, Wallace & Gromit.
Other Interests
Anthropomorphic taxidermy, Morris Dancing,bog snorkelling,haggis hurling, cheese rolling, correcting people's grammar. More music..Patty Griffin, Wailin' Jennies, Vampire Weekend, Hurts, Sigur Ros, Preisner, B Bragg, Massive Attack, Lana del Rey, Radiohead, Mozart, Pogues, Morrissey/Smiths, Britpop.

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