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Overview

  • 84 references 63 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French; learning Chinese, German, Italian, Spanish
  • 42, Female
  • Member since 2008
  • French Linguist/Interpretor, Game tester, Assistant for a...
  • A whole life is not enough to learn everything!
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Being Human: It's to love people. Being Wise: It's to know them

ABOUT ME

I'm French/Corsican living in Ireland. I Keep my French accent when I talk that makes a lot of people smile. Elegant Hippy disguised as a mother, I'm clumsy, Funny (according to what they say.I've a funny body language when i talk: whatever THAT means!), Bitchy, Open-minded, Selfish, Generous also! Contradictory, should I say! Grumpy, Lazy, "D'UH!", Moody, Wise, Aggressive, Independent, Soft, Fragile, Hyperactive, Stylish, Sporty, Observant, Impressive, Maniac, Shy (Like I start sweating if someone says HI to me), I can be down sometimes simply because it happens that I can be sad! I'm very shy to talk to face-to-face because I am not very self-confident! it's very hard for me to go and talk to people but, basically, when it comes to the crunch, I can speak with everyone and anyone. I am Jealous, Possessive, Romantic, Silent, Serious, Childish, Very Deep Philosopher, Silly, Crazy, "Head on the shoulders" type of girl, Strict, Competitive, Organized, Dog lover, Nutella eater! (Write Nutella in the title of your couch request, please, just to show you read my profile!) I'm nosy, Always late! (Thank you Ireland! I never used to be like that!) Paranoid sometimes, Poet (also sometimes), DAYDREAMER BIG Time! I've to be in control of my mind/feelings. I get offended sometimes, I'm genuinely good to people & genuinely bitchy if you push me to (exemple: "don't think you are smarter than anyone else cause you do NOT know everything!"). I have been a bit of a feminist lately: I just thought that the world has been governed and taken over by men for thousands of years and I'd love to see the world governed by women, just to see what it would be like... I guess there are a lot of sides of me, we all have them ;) I can be also very insecure, quiet, reserved, solitary. I love silence, too. I also love my own company, being alone... It's my own way of feeling free.

PHILOSOPHY

My Philosophy is about Loving and enjoying what and who is in front of you in my own opinion... "Carpe Diem". Don't see anything negatively (you can, of course, bitch sometimes, it's a good way to feel better afterwards ;P ) I think there is not enough love in this world, and yet, there are enough people on this planet to give love... because it's inconditional Love that's gonna save us (you don't need to be religious to do that!). We have to stick together because we need to be loved, and if we are loved, we are more likely to Love and therefore to save eachother. but I guess I see everything "pink" because I am a girl! I have that bad feeling that all Values have been lost! I feel that people are spending way too much time thinking on how they could save the Planet. Mother Earth is NOT ephemeral, so leave it alone, she is fine and will keep being fine! She is more powerful than you could ever think! People should think about saving Humanity, that's what they should worry about, because, the way it's going, it's straight to extinction! So, I want to teach people that enjoying anything (even a buttercup flower on the side of the road) can change everything... I need to be challenged and to challenge, as I feel it feeds my ambitions somehow. My point here, as I honestly think it should be, is to recreate a world free from differences. It is to recreate a world where all our drawbacks could become good qualities thanks to the different people's point of view we meet during our travelling or our hosting. It is to convert all bad into good. It is to teach whatever you know so, someone else can use your knowledge later at some stage in their life... It's about passing on our very own personality and points of view so, someone from a totally different background will see what he/she never seen in their History books and actually feels what you feel... and many many more things... basically, it's to become wiser faster than it would take you on your own and use that wisdom at last!
I like thinking that I am a "crazy scientist" who spends her life studying humans (including me of course!) individually and add each of these individuals into societies, so the experience can be also studied at the big scale and in real life, at a real time! This way, I am hoping to understand how and why males and females think and act the way they do. Thanks to these information/"results", I then, want to find out what the brain can do exactly. The brain is such a super computer... If only we knew how to use it!

It is with our thoughts that we create a world... not with our Logic!

I love...
everything.... like eating Nutella when I have the "munchies", getting out of the shower and wrapping myself in a hot towel... I LOOOOVE annoying everyone around me and calling everyone a "cunt". I love cuddles and kisses. I love tickles. I love giggling. Putting the music full blast. I love having good arguments that I feel made me grown at the end of them!
I hate...
Small minded people. Lack of general knowledge, lack of communication and understanding of people that lead to general human stupidity. I hate racism & the none existing Respect towards one another. I hate how people judge others without even knowing them (typical of where I live!)Just don't judge someone unless you have put your feet into their shoes (it's what I think.) I hate preconceived ideas, people who act like if they were the victims knowing that they are in the wrong! I hate people who are lazy to learn and don't ask themselves enough questions, I hate when I ask someone "Do you want this or that?" and they answer: "I don't know" (Well, it's This or That, but don't tell me you don't know! And certainly don't call me a "control bitch" when I decide for you since u are not able to decide for yourself!) Oh, and I hate sneezing!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I think Technology is a brilliant thing in a way, and it has given us much more access to information that it gave our grand-parent or parents. It used to be expensive to travel (between plane tickets, hotels, taxis, etc...) Nowadays, the prices of tickets are very affordable, and couchsurfing made me think about the real concept of Traveling... Indeed, we could simply go to the hotel (since we saved that money on the tickets) but don't you think it's boring to visit on your own following a guide or a few brochures you got in the Info'Center? Why not going to someone who will know all the to do's and not to do's, obviously getting mixed with the culture of that someone and exchange ideas... Shy people will learn not to be shy anymore... It's a good way of finding and learning your own way in Life... "Behind every able man, there are always other able men." I just think it's brilliant... Most of the time, in "society", I wear the "serious mask", but really, behind that mask hides the mind of an innocent child. Do you remember when you were a child and you didn't know what Judging others was, and you would share your sweets with the new class mate no matter where he came from or what background he had? That's what Couchsurfing is all about, it's being innocent, sharing and trusting and keeping a plate and a bed for a friend that you don't know yet... and having good arguments are a very good exercice, it's good to open our perceptions of seeing things :))
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COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I hosted my first CS on the 13th of July '08, and it hasn't stopped since..... I met wonderful people and made really good friends. I couchsurfed, myself, for the first time on the 25th of Decemember '08.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NFMRk2m2vCw (cute video that was sent to me!)

Interests

Kick boxing, Learning Chinese, Spanish, and German.
Figuring out where I should move!!! Thinking... Thinking....
I'm fascinated by the Human brain. I love Muay-Tai. I enjoy socializing even though it takes me ages to get into a conversation as I can be a bit of an antisocial sometimes. I love traveling, even though I don't get the chance to do it as much as I would like. Photography is one of my hobbies. I'm very artistic... I love silence and if i have nothing to say, don't take it personally, it's just that I also like being quiet ;) I love everything about sciences... But please, don't mention numbers to me, i don't know what you're on about! ;P I'm working on it, though... ;)

Music, Movies, and Books

My collection of CD's is quiet variated: commercial and non-commercial... Music talks to me... so, it depends of my mood...
For the movies:
I hate TV, so movies that make me laugh would be my first choice. Again, it depends of my mood.
My books: I can spend hours in a library, I love reading. I usually pick anything that has to do with Philosophy, Psychology and the Human brain, then I pick one that I call "the surprise book" which I pick totally randomly...

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

My very first CS Road trip to Norway in 2008/2009

My son used to have a Brazilian nanny and actually started speaking Portuguese before he even spoke French or English... Like he was speaking to me for about a year and I wouldn't have a clue of what he was saying... Then, when his nanny went back to Brazil, he just switched to French and English and started talking as if nothing happened... but this time, I could understand him... I thought that was very cool...

This video sent by Lara (a CS in a group I am in)
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/03/05/man-builds-house-with-6-m_n_485651.html

This video sent by AMERICAIS1984 (a CS in a group I am in) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cbk980jV7Ao

One of my CS called MaryAnn told me the story of how her grand-daughter was called: ILY. And that was just the best story ever :D

Teach, Learn, Share

Life is about going forward, no matter how big or small steps you take. Life is about Time and Time we don't have, so we can't just sit our asses and wait for something that will never come, we have to go and get it ourselves. Books and Internet are brilliant (don't get me wrong) but "A single conversation with a wise man is worth a month's study of books." and I think that what People is all about... Communication is the best tool to teach. I'm personally interested in anything... I'm thirsty to learn... Since I didn't go to University, I think I can be boring to others and I think I have a complex of inferiority. I have much to learn and yes, I will ask stupid questions ;.P !!! but "He who asks looks like a fool for 5 min, he who never asks remains a fool forever". I guess, I couldn't teach you more but I can give you advice since I had some experience in life. I would share about my philosophy on how Respect is the main key to enjoy each other. I do try everything, I learn about it, usually make a use of it, but if I don't like it, I will put it on the side and forget about it because I only keep in mind the positive side of each experience I get myself into. I will not have "diplomas" to show you of the lessons I have learned by life itself and people that I came across with. "To know the road ahead, ask those coming back."
I am, before all, more interested in becoming wise rather than learning about how to become intelligent.
NOTE: I will give you anything I have, but use me or step on my toes and I'll have no mercy with you!

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Norway, Romania, Scotland, Spain, Tunisia, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

France, Ireland

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