A Matter of Identity

Nothing whatever to do with who you are…

Tony Atkinson
2 min readSep 9


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Tony Atkinson

Born July 1958 in Kingston-upon-Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, UK.

Age 65 years.

White English.

British Citizen.

Male cisgender heteroromantic asexual.

BA (Hons) Communication Studies (2/1).

Five O-levels, two A-levels, one S-level, one GCSE, City & Guilds 730 Adult Education Parts 1 & 2 (Merit).


Sufferer from depression.



Stepfather of one, biological father of one, grandfather of three.

Smoke, drink alcohol, eat meat.

Drive a car.

Can speak English fluently — RP or Yorkshire accent/dialect, elaborated code. Can speak a little French, less Spanish, more Klingon and a bit of Tamarian. Also know some Latin.

Retired Civil Servant.

Former lecturer.

Fanfiction writer.

Medium contributor (in a small way).

Avid reader.

Video Gamer.

Sign: Cancer.

Chinese Sign: Year of the Dog

Tarot Card: The Hermit

Star Wars Name: Tonat Buhul.

Daemon: Tigress.

Spirit Animal: Owl.

Hogwarts House: Slytherin.

Star Trek Character: Captain Jean-Luc Picard.

X-Men Character: Hank McCoy/Beast.

LOTR Race: Dwarf.

Star Trek Race: Vulcan.

Babylon 5 Race: Vorlon.

Mass Effect Race: Salarian.

International Rescue craft I would pilot: Thunderbird One.

Doctor: First

Doctor Companion: Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart.

At some time, to some people, each and every one of the above trivia has been taken to be the essence of my identity. Those various people have fixated…



Tony Atkinson

Snapper-up of unconsidered trifles, walker of paths less travelled by. Writer of fanfiction. Player of games. argonaut57@gmail.com