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Overview

  • 9 References 3 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning French, Spanish
  • 24, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • Travelling aimlessly
  • Beginning a degree in Politics and Geography this August
  • From Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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About Me

I'm from Glasgow in Scotland where it rains all the time and everyone's a depressed alcoholic in a skirt. I like free-spirited people who are trying to walk their own path.

I tried a degree in Genetics a few years ago but I decided to travel instead. I lived in Australia for a year and taught English in Chile for nine months. I'm about to return to Scotland to begin studying Geography and Politics.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Couchsurfing is the most personal way to travel.

Interests

I like reading, writing, exploring the natural world, listening to psychedelic music, and meeting interesting people. I'm interested in politics, anthropology, literature, the media, and football.

  • writing
  • books
  • cooking
  • clubbing
  • movies
  • traveling
  • music
  • backpacking
  • camping
  • soccer
  • anthropology
  • biology
  • genealogy
  • history
  • international relations
  • sociology

Music, Movies, and Books

MOVIES: Birdman, 12 Monkeys, Brazil, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Jurassic Park, The Truman Show, The Big Lebowski, Old Boy, Tell No One, LOTR, Anchorman, The Life Of Brian, Memento, Taxi Driver, Trainspotting, Donnie Darko, Hunger, Boogie Nights, Magnolia, Up, The Good Dinosaur, Before Sunrise, Blue Valentine, Annie Hall, Midnight In Paris.

MUSIC: Bob Dylan, Neil Young, The Doors, Kanye West, The Beatles, Kendrick Lamar, Mogwai, Pink Floyd, Foals, The XX, Aphex Twin, Bonobo, Infected Mushroom, Radiohead, Jimi Hendrix, Funkadelic, Outkast, Pixies, Miles Davis, John Coltrane.

BOOKS: Manufacturing Consent, The Brothers Karamazov, A Tale of Two Cities, Junky, The God Of Small Things, Heart Of Darkness, Blood Meridian, The First Circle, 100 Years of Solitude, The Wind Up Bird Chronicle, Half of a Yellow Sun, Narcissus and Goldmund, Pride and Prejudice, The Master and Margarita, All Things Fall Apart.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

On this trip, camping in The Grampians was amazing, such a beautiful place.

Teach, Learn, Share

I'm sure we can teach each other loads of things. I've worked as an English teacher so I can help you brush up on your grammar... Or if that sounds really boring I can teach you about my country.
I'd love to learn about anything, I think I'd like to become more practical so if you could teach me a craft that would be amazing.
We can share a drink and a long, futile conversation about politics/religion/books/football/Noam Chomsky/Neil Young.

Countries I’ve Visited

Belgium, Bolivia, France, Indonesia, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, Chile, United Kingdom

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