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Overview

  • 29 references 12 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
  • 33, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Sports Journalist
  • BA Hons in Broadcast Journalism
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Help strengthen community cohesion and help people feel empowered to achieve their goals. I do this through a non-profit I started.

ABOUT ME

I like to do daft things, which in the past have included appearing on a TV gameshow, breaking a Guinness World Record, running marathons, hitchhiking 3000km.

I'm an ambitious chap. I quit (what used to be) my dream job to start my own company, which helps others achieve their goals and brings society together.

I'm smiley, laid-back, sociable, adventurous, respectful, open-minded, a listener and learner. Rather than loud music, expensive drinks and charmless clubs, I prefer really getting to know people and doing something a little different. Love playing games. Vegan.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I've surfed and hosted on numerous occasions.

All of my CS experiences without exception have been memorable in a very positive way.

Interests

Adventure, sport, languages, my ventures.

  • animal welfare
  • human rights
  • sports
  • tennis
  • volunteering
  • vegan cooking
  • refugees

Music, Movies, and Books

Music - Particularly rock, but also some classical and anything talented. Some of my fave bands are:

A Camp, Manic Street Preachers, The Cardigans, Queens of the Stone Age, Foo Fighters, Muse

Books: Not a voracious reader of books (wish I'd find more time), but I normally plump non-fiction. Love the neuroscience books 'Chimp Paradox' and 'Incognito'). Currently engrossed in the final book of the Millennium trilogy.

Films - Name a famous film and I probably haven't seen it.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Volunteering on the island of Lesvos to support refugees. Despite the misery and injustice, it was a strangely uplifting experience because of the inspiring people I was surrounded by and making an impact with. I'll be heading back to Greece in Oct '19.

Countries I’ve Visited

Albania, Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Cabo Verde, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Portugal, Scotland, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Tunisia, United Kingdom, United States, Wales

Countries I’ve Lived In

Mexico, United Kingdom, Uruguay

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