My Interests / Hobbies, other than all things TANGERINE DREAM!! and SOUTHEND UNITED!! .......
Include Sea fishing, my second home is Southend Pier!!! .. really, I kid you not! .. Ha! .. I am President / Secretary of the "Southend Amateur Angling Society", (SAAS) .. Our Summer Sunday Pier series is now underway .. Tight lines! I hope!! ..
Football, I am a life long supporter, Season Card holder, Shrimpers Trust Member and Shareholder of SOUTHEND UNITED Football Club, Coca Cola League One ..
2009/10 season - West Stand Block V .. Coca Cola League One season is all but over, sigh!, sadly we find ourselves just missing out on the playoffs, Oh well . Come on you Bluessssss ..
Southend United have at long last got full planning approval from the Secretary of State to develop their new stadium at Fossetts Farm, Yeahhhhhhhh .. Exciting times ahead, I hope! ..
Oh, just for the record .. Like most men obsessed with football, we all follow a team from the Premiership, I just happen to follow Chelsea! ..
Also, I am a keen walker with an interest in Natural History within the immediate area. I like to travel, locally, in Essex and further afield. I am very proud of the UK's heritage and stunning coastline. As you can imagine I spend much of my spare time in the UK as opposed to sunning myself / touring in europe and beyond! I have a real passion for North Wales, stunning scenery, love the accent and the people are so welcoming ..
I's a huge film fan, you will regularly catch me at the cinema, not sooooooooo keen on the popcorn thou!! Ha!..
I am a collector of Seal ornamants!! which stems from my passion for seals / seal watching both locally in Southend, yes, really! / Burnham on Crouch and further afield ..
I have not mentioned this before but I am also fascinated by the history / heritage of the Thames Sailing Barge .. to see them in full sail on the Thames Estuary in a prevailing wind is a memorable sight ..
I am often asked if I have any pets / what is my favourite pet! .. well .. simply, I love cats!! .. I have had cats in my life as far back as I can remember. I also have some great memories of my pets from the past that I will always treasure. I very much hope, in my next life, I come back as a tabby cat .. just purrrrrrfect!!
I am a HUGE Electronic Music (EM) fan .. Favorite Artist - TANGERINE DREAM ..
Now playing .. Booster Vol II by Tangerine Dream ..
Other favourite artists include .. Jerome Froese, Klaus Schulze, Christopher Franke, Picture Palace Music (Thorsten Quaeschning) Paul Haslinger, Johannes Schmoelling, Brian Eno, Digital Horizons, Depeche Mode, Jean Michel Jarre and related artists ..
Also, I's a huge fan of the music by .. TALK TALK and ICEHOUSE .. My absolute favourite Icehouse track is "Man of Colours" taken from the album Man of Colours .. Favourite Talk Talk track is "Candy" there are others thou! ..
View my favourite videos section for more!! ..
I am also very much into movie soundtracks - view my favourite videos section for more!! ..
Hey! .. I am also a huge supporter of new EM music / EM artists and would urge you to support the ""TD Fan Zone Radio Station"" and listen to some great new upcoming artists that include a personal favourite / good friend of mine .... Justin Ludford, AKA .. DIGITAL HORIZONS .. Check out his new releases!! .. To learn more, go to my friends section, click on their icons and visit their sites .. Trust me! tiss highly recommended!! ..
My Favorite Films, of which there be many!! Ohhhh yes!Include - Gladiator, Kingdom Of Heaven, Lord of the Rings, Troy, King Arthur, 300, The Last Samurai, Solaris, AI (Artificial Intelligence) Tristan & Isolde .. As I said earlier, there be many others, just checking that ya still awake! .. Ha!! ..
Hey, I really enjoy horror movies toooooo, I know, not everyone's cup of tea! but hey, each to their own! .. Favourite films include .. The Descent, Silent Hill, Hostel, Saw, Severance ..
Fav Genre's - Historical, Science Fiction, Horror ..
My Favorite TV Programmes - Currently watching, Lost ..
More recently - Battlestar Galactica, The Tudors, Doctor Who, Torchwood, The Passion, Rome, Miami Vice, X Files, Millennium, Babylon 5, Natural History Programmes - i.e. Springwatch / Autumnwatch, Natural World ..
Oh, I am proud to admit that I am very much into Eastenders! Oh, and reality programmes! Big Brother / I'm a celebrity, get me outta here / Hell's Kitchen .. Ha! ..
I read autobiographies mainly, although i do enjoy a good horror story by my namesake author, Stephen King!..
I also collect / read books related to my club Southend United .. I have just obtained a copy of .. "The Centenary History of Southend United" A Century United .. by Peter Miles/Dave Goody ..
I am also very much a collector of books relating to the history / heritage of my home village, Great Wakering and that of Southend on Sea ..
I have been hugely inspired by a book that I hope is familiar to you, if not, I urge you to read it soonest! .. Jonathan Livingston Seagull, a story by Richard Bach ..
No one in particular .. although I would REALLY like to meet Gillian Anderson / Jennifer Connelly, Hmmmmm .. It's a long story!! .. Ha! ..
Music is a very important part of my life .. As a result, I have the utmost respect for Edgar Froese (Tangerine Dream) / Iva Davies (Icehouse) / Mark Hollis (Talk Talk) ..
But, more importantly, I have nothing but admiration for the heroism and dedication of the men/women serving with the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) ..
I would also like to acknowledge the outstanding care and dedication offered by care workers / nurses who work with the elderly, especially those effected by mental disorders / dementia ..
Finally .. to the memory of my father who sadly passed away in October 2008 .. and .. to my mother who passed away in February 1994 .. Laid to rest, together forever, in our local cemetary .. God Bless and watch over you both ..
About me:I am a resident of Great Wakering, Nr Southend on Sea, Essex. Former employee, (voluntary redundancy after 29 years service) of First Data, Southend on Sea, employed as HR Professional in Pensions. I have been taking time out to enjoy my life! Now, after 7 years and counting! reality beckons, OUCH!! it's time I got back into the real world, DOUBLE OUCH .. Sigh! .. .. ..
Who I'd like to meet:Genuine people, especially the ladies! who value friendship, are loyal, outgoing, warm and caring .. Oh, and a sense of humour helps, muchly! ......
Hey! .. View the videos below!! .. Trust me, you will not be disappointed! .. Great images along with one of my favourite Tangerine Dream tracks / Icehouse tracks .. Enjoy Muchly!! ..
Hey! .. be sure to come back as I will be changing the video(s) on a regular(ish) basis to reflect my varied interests in music! .. Enjoy!! ..
- Status: In a Relationship
- Here for: Networking, Friends
- Hometown: Southend on Sea
- Orientation: Straight
- Body type: Average
- Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
- Zodiac Sign: Virgo
- Children: Love kids, but not for me
- Smoke / Drink: No / Yes
- Education: High school
First Data Europe
1973 - 2002
- Basildon, UK
- Pensions Co-ordinator