Teacher, 40, Portsmouth, Isle of Wight, South East (UK)
I have a degree in English Literature.

Languages Spoken:
French, Spanish, Reasonable at both- would love to learn Russian.

Musical Instruments played:
Piano, It is my ambition to learn to play the guitar one of these days..

Music Enjoyed:
I love loads of different styles of music and am always willing to listen to new stuff. Currently listening to Damien Rice, Ghosts, and I do love listening to Radio Two.

Sports and exercise:
Love yoga, do aerobics, occasionally swim and almost never at the gym!

Interests and activities:
Ballet, Crosswords, Eating Out, Friends, Internet, Politics, Pubs, Reading, Shopping, Singing, Theatre, TV, Writing, Yoga, I love loads of things, would love to learn to dance properly though. It is a 2008 ambition.

Newspapers and magazines:
Cosmopolitan, Guardian, Independent

About a Boy - Nick Hornby, Bridget Jones' Diary - Helen Fielding, Captain Corelli's Mandolin - Louis de Bernieres, Heavy Water and other stories - Martin Amis, One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez, I could name hundreds of books I would take away with me-reading is one of my greatest passions..

Favourite Films:
ET, Maltese Falcon, Some Like It hot, Taxi Driver

Enjoyable evening out:
Art Gallery, Cinema, Meal, Pub, Wine bar, Theatre

Favourite Dishes:
Lemongrass and ginger marinated chicken, Mediterranean vegetables and Ricotta wrapped in Filo, Smoked Salmon

Ideal Holiday:
Driving across the US, Driving slowly around Ireland, Golf in Scotland

In another life:
Anais Nin, Me again!

Considerate, Friendly, Independent, Strong willed, My friends would say that I am kind and caring, but also determined and quite feisty-I fight to get the things I believe in.