So, honesty being the best policy…… I’m loud (not always), can be bossy (show me a woman who isn’t), passionate about life, warm-hearted and fair-minded. I laugh a lot – it’s been remarked upon and I can’t deny it. I love to socialise, eating with friends is one of life’s joys, but I also like a quiet night in with a book, a good movie and a cup of tea! I’m a glass half full girl, life is too short to be really miserable, and if I don’t like where I’m at then it’s up to me to change it. I’m close to my family but they’re not on the doorstep and I have a great circle of friends. I love Shakespeare and I’ve been brainwashing my nieces and nephews for years by taking them to the theatre. I love all sorts of music, usually nothing in the charts – swing, jazz, old-style calypso (half-Trinidadian you see), 50s rock ‘n’ roll, South African gospel, but my absolute favourites have got to be Argentine tango (all that smouldering passion) and anything Cuban (rhythm and romance – sheer heaven!). I love to travel, although there’s never enough time, but I’m not really into roughing it – wasn’t at 20, so not now! Venice is my favourite place on the planet – I do adore Italy generally – but Australia runs a close second and there is so much more of the world I want to see. I’m not sporty but I love to dance – I teach a bit of beginners ballroom & latin dancing in my spare time but I’d love to learn salsa or Argentine tango one day. So, what am I looking for? Someone who knows who he is and likes himself. Strength of character but flexible, forgiving and self-aware – I’m a great believer in walking a mile in the other man’s shoes. Someone to laugh with, who makes me laugh, who challenges me intellectually and surprises me. We don’t have to share all the same interests but some would be nice! If you’re out there, and I may have just described a figment of my imagination, then get in touch.