Male , 51-55
Feeling hopeful
Another (year) bites the dust... Dog, I hope 2015 is an improvement, but my Mum's and Dad's health make that unlikely... Best wishes to all.

Hair: Grey (if any)
Eyes: Bloodshot/Brown
Complexion: Wrinkled/Olive
Outlook: skeptical optimist

Last Seen Jan 2
Member Since Oct 26, 2009
Favorite Quote So it goes...
Vices Drugs, alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, vanity
Politics Very Liberal
Special day
Books Anything by: Kurt Vonnegut, Tim Winton, Peter Carey, Jeanette Turner-Hospital, Henry Handel Richardson, Katherine Susannah Pritchard, David Malouf, Thomas Keneally, Patrick O'Brian
Music Jazz -Swing and BeBop; Classical; Delta Blues; Gregorian Chants
Movies Nah, I prefer books
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I Write Character Sketches

CHARLES DICKENS, VICTOR HUGO AND DEX In the tradition of Charles Dickens, Victor Hugo, George Orwell and Marcus Clarke, I like to make close observations of my city's down... [more]
amberdextrous has shared 67 Mature Experiences
  • I Cooked Dinner For A Killer

    His Scars Tell His Story You can read long passages of my friend Dave’s life-story, written on his forearms. You can pin-point the lines of needle-tracks, pick out the jail tatoos, and chart the course of his menta… [more]
  • I Had a Heart Attack

    Left Anterior Ventricular Descending Coronary Arterial Occlusion When I was 22 and working as a children's theatre performer, we travelled to Adelaide to take part in a youth arts festival.Sue and I performed our two-person show, based on t… [more]
  • I Have Tried "kronic" -the Legal Marijuana

    Kronic 3 - Chronic Use? OK, so I am not doing double-blind, controlled trials or anything –in fact, I am my own guinea-pig- but I am still intent on reporting about this drug in a semi-scientific way and, after a week of d… [more]
  • I Have Tried "kronic" -the Legal Marijuana

    Kronic 2 - The Aftermath I think I understand now how the marijuana-analogue drug Kronic got its name... the stuff goes on and on... and on.   Some 14 hours after smoking the tiniest pipe of Kronic –and after s… [more]