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Amelia Chester

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Last login about 3 years ago

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Overview

  • 3 Positive References
  • Fluent in English
  • 39, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • Bookseller
  • Undergraduate degree
  • From Toronto
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

ABOUT ME

I work in a bookstore, play folk music, write songs and stories. I'm a big nerd about music and lit.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I don't currently have the space to host anyone in my tiny bachelor apartment, but I'm hopeful that I'll be in a position to do so within the next few months. I love Halifax, where I live, and I'm eager to show any visitors my favourite things about it!

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I used couchsurfing to find a place to stay in Bangor, Maine, on my way to New York City, and I had a great experience! Since then I've enjoyed showing visitors some of my favourite places in Halifax.

Interests

music, books, films, people, places, food, conversation, popular culture, weird and interesting things about the place where you live.

Music, Movies & Books

Music - The Beatles, Rheostatics, Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Paul Simon, Pixies, The Replacements, Johnny Cash, Dolly Parton, The Kinks, eels, Ben Folds, Spoon, Sarah Harmer, Al Tuck, Sloan, oh my goodness much too much...

Books - Alice Munro, Raymond Carver, Don Delilo, Carol Shields, Paul Auster, on and on...

Movies - The Royal Tenenbaums, Rushmore, Synecdoche, New York, Adaptation, Welcome to the Dollhouse, Zoolander, Waiting for Guffman, lots of stuff that's bleak or hilarious...

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Halifax is amazing! Seeing the northern lights, too. And Whitehorse!

Teach, Learn, Share

I can tell you all about how wonderful Halifax is. I can especially tell you all about the fantastic musicians here. In fact, if I get to sleep on your couch, I will totally bring you a mixed cd! And I'll probably make one for you if you come to Halifax, too, as that's just something I love to do.

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