Unrepentant northerner, exiled in London for many years. Prefers cats (or, at a pinch, even dogs) to children but maternal instincts largely confined to adult males, preferably slim with strong cheekbones. Her few men friends are usually gentle souls, her many female friends generally strong, independent, and of course, feminist. Cynical Guardian-reading lefty (or possibly wishy-washy liberal - small l), fascinated by other people's religions but none of my own despite influences of Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
Workaholic, control freak, new puritan (except that I can tolerate differences so long as they do not inconvenience me and that I have nothing against caring promiscuity).