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Please note: if you are looking for a host in Barcelona city, I am NOT your woman. I live about 16km out of the city. Please read my profile in detail before contacting me!
I'm a well-travelled (predominantly) vegan, activist, cyclist, queer Scottish woman who has decided to make a home for herself in Catalunya. I moved to Barcelona in 2012, and after 4 years in the city have moved a few kilometres out of the madness to live in the green - where I can make fires, grow my own veg and walk barefoot and fancy free!
I am gay and part of a thriving alternative queer community here which I could introduce to other queer people visiting the city (or maybe who have just moved here).
I am an avid cycler (with two lovely bikes retro road bike Jack and flash new cycle touring bike Stevie Jean!), self-proclaimed foodie (as fresh and local as possible), and a lover of meeting new people from different cultures. I love cycling around the city and surrounds and soaking up the culture and the sun as much as I love seeking out green and peaceful places, climbing in the mountains or swimming rivers or the ocean. I speak English and Spanish (and a wee bit of Catalan).
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
Share, grown, learn
Lots. I have travelled around various places in Europe using CSing - generally making connectiong with lovely people.
Informally, I love having friends and family to stay, and have visited various friends all over the UK, and beyond....
Experimental vegan cooking; perfecting my spanish; being outspoken about feminism, gender-equality, casual sexism, food, consumerism; all things queer, second hand and recycling things reading. being outdoors - swimming in nature, making fires, camping, running, yoga, playing football, long boarding, walking about barefoot. climbing things; people with passion and purpose; supporting local businesses and boycotting evil establishments such as Tesco and Starbucks.
- womens rights
- outdoor activities
- rock climbing
Music, Movies, and Books
Too much. I usually go with recommendations from friends that I trust and who share similar values/beliefs/lifestyles.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Being involved in traditional Fijian kava ceremonies
Cycled from Catalunya to Scotland
Teach, Learn, Share
I would love to learn more practical skills: knitting, carpentry, gardening etc. I can offer decent cooking and recipes (especially for raw or vegan food), semi-decent banter, and a love of exploring places/things/people. I always need help around the house - generally making things out of free stuff I find in the street - shelves, chairs, bookcases etc!
What I Can Share with Hosts
Experiences, energy, food, laughs, a tranquil place away from the stress of the city
Countries I’ve Visited
Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Ecuador, France, Greece, India, Laos, Netherlands, New Zealand, Peru, Portugal, Spain, Thailand, United States, Uruguay
Countries I’ve Lived In
Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, Spain, United Kingdom, United States