Curling up with a good book, With family, Catching up on household chores, Taking a walk, Doing additional work
Activities that I enjoy:
Camping, Dancing, Swimming, Walking
Forms of entertainment that I enjoy:
Dance clubs, Movies, Reading, TV Educational/news
Other hobbies or interests:
Responses to some questions
How would you describe yourself?
It's always difficult to speak about yourself without a fear of sounding arrogant or sort of boasting, but I will try. Ppl in my surrounding see me as an optimistic, life-loving person. Some might say I have a certain zest for life. I try to appreciate small things and not to get stuck on negative aspects of life. It's a good strategy in my opinion. I really appreciate a good sense of humor. My definition of a good one would be Dylan Moran.... just so you know... I quite wordy, so there is a high chance I can monopolize the conversation, but I'm working on this. If you ask me which I prefer to go out or stay cozy at home, I most probably opt for the last one, but... you never know. I enjoy cooking and baking... As to housekeeping... Well, I got it under control, let's say so..When I was younger I was obsessed with fitness (CrossFit, yoga, etc.), but now I'm a smart ass... none of these is really good for the joints and spine, so I'd rather walk or enjoy an occasional swim... What else? Hmmm... Just ask me, if you want to know more... I don't know what else to say...
How would you describe your ideal partner?
I do not believe in any sort of perfection... I guess perfection is something sick.. So I would just say my life-time partner should be someone, who can hug me at any time and I immediately feel 'at home', safe, sound... centered... Now let's clarify a bit in a format of YESes and NOs.
I'd definitely say YES to: - maturity (experience of committed relationship) - willingness to have children - good sense of humor - loyalty - respect to the boundaries - laid-back attitude to life - ability to cuddle as you sleep
I definitely say NO to: - open relationship - drinking (other addictions) - fighting & arguing - any sort of fanatism (religion, yoga, sport)
If you knew the world was going to end in 30 days, what would you do?
I'll definitely go to the seaside and take my family along
If you had 10 million dollars to spare, what would you do with it?
Education, Helping my relatives, Investment
How often, and from whom do you ask advice?
I quite often might ask for advice just to get some new prospectives. I would consult with my relatives, my friends, my colleagues and even my students.. It depends...
What quality do you value most in the people of your gender?
The ability to be happy for others...
What quality do you value most in the opposite sex?
The ability to pull his shit together...
What is a recent prominent event in your life, and how has it affected you?
I guess it's finally moving to my own flat in the area which I've always wanted to live at. HOME is a big thing for me, I love to be settled.
What is the best advice that you will give to your children?
Never feel sorry for yourself.
What has produced the biggest impression (shock) on you?
Not now, ok?
The last books that you read?
Most of my current books are about ESL teaching... So not really worth mentioning... Apart from that... I've recently re-read Committed by Liz Gilbert.
What are your goals now?
Professional: get a CELTA certificate. Personal: finally meet my Mr. Big Other: bathroom refurbishment
Whom do you admire?
Do you have a lot of friends?
How do you define "a lot"?
What qualities do you dislike most in those of your gender?
What qualities do you dislike most in the people of the opposite sex?
Being a sissy
What would you like to change in yourself?
Ohhh... give it a rest !!!
What are your weaknesses?
Procrastination. Feeling sorry for myself once in a while. Overthinking.
What are your strengths ?
Empathy. My sense of humor (see below) Gosh, I just cannot keep it all to myself - I'm gorgeous.
How do friends view you?
I like to think that my friend appreciate my kindness, support and a random piece of advice. A wise one. They like to have me around, unless I'm moody. Nah, they still love me in a good and in a bad.
How do acquaintances view you?
As I said before, ppl in my surrounding see me as an optimistic, life-loving person. Some might say I have a certain zest for life.
What are your favourite games?
Who are your favourite writers and poets?
Ch. Palanik, A. Nabokov, A. Gavalda, W. Satcliff, F. Scott Fitzgerald
What kinds of music do you like?
Various: from country to psy-trance
What is your favourite food?
What are your favourite films?
What is your favourite fairy-tale?
Alice in Wonderland
What is your favourite activity or hobby?
Picture this: a sunny day, me on the lawn in a city park with a book and a coffee.
What is your dream job?
the one I've got- I'm an ESL teacher
Tell us about your dream partner.
WHAT???? I told you already !!!
Where do you want to live?
Hmmm... I'm OK in Moscow, where I live.. But when I have kids I would consider moving closer to the nature