philar62: Trustworthy, honest, genuine, fit, competitive.

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Go to the gym and starting to play tennis again after a knee injury.
Separated since March 2016 and now in this mad world of internet dating.
Go to/on:
Football matches (Sunderland AFC).
Concerts (Jesus & Mary Chain, Stiff Little Fingers, Theatre of Hate, The Chameleons, Neville Staple, Dead Men Walking, Korn, Limp Bizkit, some cover bands and free open air concerts - all in the last 12 months). Recently been to see folk and jazz - branching out :-)
Museums and art galleries (I have a National Art Pass).
Long walks (well 8-10 miles typically) but happy to go longer and cycle rides.

Growing old disgracefully!

Favourite things include:
Films - The Blues Brothers, One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest, Pulp Fiction, Jean de Florette, 1900, Psycho, Casablanca.
Books - not a big fiction reader. Everything by Bill Bryson and people's favourites like Lord of the Rings, To Kill a Mocking Bird, Dune, The Grapes of Wrath.
Food - Indian and most things with big flavours.
Favourite cities - London, Paris, Venice, Newcastle (hairs still stand up on the back of my neck when I cross the Tyne and arrive back)
Music - Alternative Rock/Indie, Blues, Soul, Ska, Reggae, Goth, Psychobilly, Punk
Favourite bands change by era:
60s - Otis Redding, Roy Orbison, Dusty Springfield, The Doors, The Velvet Underground
70s - early Bowie, Bob Marley, J.J. Cale, Patti Smith, Suicide, The Clash, The Stranglers, Talking Heads, Steel Pulse, The Specials, SLF
80s - Bauhaus, Dead Kennedys, The Psychedelic Furs, Theatre of Hate, REM, The Pogues, Spear of Destiny, Jesus & Mary Chain, Sisters of Mercy
90s - Nirvana, Suede
00s - Linkin Park, early The Horrors
10s - Slaves, A Place to Bury Strangers

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Looking for someone who is:
Honest and open (everyone probably says they are)
Youthful outlook on life
Not obese nor anorexic
Knowledgeable, interested, engaged with the world and continuing to grow
Has no furry pets I would need to come into regular contact with
healthy and fit
not too religious
not right wing
Has no dependent children


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