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Adda Ingolfsdottir

Reykjavik, Greater Reykjavik, Iceland

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Overview

  • 6 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Icelandic; learning Danish, Dutch, Spanish
  • 36, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • Practicing life, researching in a me...
  • BA Philosophy, MA Gender Studies, So...
  • From Reykjavík
  • Profile 55% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

not to have one.

ABOUT ME

I am an open and curious person, love music and thinking. Periodically all round political but permanently feminist and anti-racist. Travel to Holland for seeing my supervisor and try to combine the trips with visits to other countries, as traveling from this island is getting more and more expensive. Like to get to know new places through the people living there.

PHILOSOPHY

Know thyself. But not like Socrates. He forgot his body.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I'd like to both surf and host, but I have introvert periods where I won't want to host people, and other periods where I'd like to host many... I'm also sometimes willing to go for coffee.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I've surfed in Nijmegen, tagging along with a friend, it was great, and now that I have a couch myself I would love to participate more.

Interests

Music, scholarship and research, people, politics, nature - hiking, swimming and running, the 12 steps, zen, more music - making, listening, concerts (organizing, playing, watching and dancing), literature, feminism, queer activism and anti-racism, all kinds of computer stuff, movies, art in general, mental health and alternative medicine... yeah, all kinds of stuff.

Music, Movies & Books

ehmm... so much.

Currently: Oddný Eir Ævarsdóttir: Heim til míns hjarta, Annemarie Mol: The Body Multiple.

Recently: Books - Sarah Waters: Tipping the Velvet, Zen and psychiatry, Elizabeth Wilson: Neural Geographies.

Movies - Kubric collection, Twin Peaks series, Anything that can get my mind out of my thesis and away from worries.

Music - Random Pick: Alela Diane, Joli Holland, Joni Mitchell, Pearl Jam, Primus, Mirah, Autechre, Clark, Dylan...

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Saw Eminem perform in New York. I want more!

Teach, Learn, Share

I might be able to share some off-the charts spots in Reykjavík and Iceland. I know yoga, Dutch, English, guitar, Icelandic folk songs, lots of mental health tips...

I want to learn... Always like to learn using new music programs and computer tricks in general, (like how do you toggle between documents in Word??) new songs on the guitar, guitar harmony (blues/jazz especially!), cooking... but most importantly, different ways to think. (And/or not think).

Countries I've Visited

Belgium, Denmark, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Spain, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Hungary, Iceland, Netherlands, United States

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