In urban India’s new cultural hierarchy, the top rung is reserved for the global Indian: The foreign-educated, career-oriented, well-read, well-paid, well-travelled and socially savvy men and women who are held up by an increasingly aspirational society as the embodiment of success.
The deeper the idea of money not being able to buy everything sets in urban psyche, the bigger the rise in the social stock of people who had the foresight to cultivate “class.” They are the taste-makers and trendsetters, pursued by gourmet restaurants, adventure travel companies and peddlers of holistic living.
It took awhile, but the 24-year-old now knows exactly what kind of message to send to pique a woman's interest.
The Montreal research assistant will come home from work, sit down with his laptop and bang out dozens of e-mails to attractive, eligible women.
"Naturally, I'm a Batman fan, but I'm still waiting for The Penguin to come out on top," Spruce's profile states.
Park staff say the other penguins in Spruce's group are either also male or have already found a mate.
Ellie, who works at a Sainesbury’s store in Leeds, England, had always considered Edwin her favorite customer.
So when she heard about his loneliness, she didn’t hesitate to ask him out.
The Internet didn’t actually make it easier for lonely single people to meet people they want to be in relationships with, it just made it easier for them to learn how hard it is to land yourself a happy relationship."Unfortunately, our cousins in the wild are having a tough time out there - there may be as few as 10,000 pairs of us left in the wild!" Spruce's profile lists him as a less than 5-foot tall nonsmoker, with interests including seafood, diving, conservation and the band Reel Big Fish.He's never needy -- always charming and a little flirtatious.He keeps his missives short and usually includes a question or a subtle challenge.