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Enjoying Kiwi life!
I'm from Ireland and have been living in New Zealand for four years, love the lifestyle down here! Lots to see and do, plenty of space for everyone and sometimes some good weather.Try to do some travelling a few times a year either around NZ or Austrailia/Asia and sometimes the pacific islands. So much to see! I'm laid back and into music, good conversation, hiking, watersports, socialising and current affairs. Big news junkie. Play keyboards with cover bands at the weekend and listen to all kinds of classic/prog rock, blues, soul and traditional. We don't have a great couch as such but a big rug in our living room with a blowup mattress so bring a sleeping bag. Its got a gorgeous view of Shelly bay and is nice and peacefull. Quite old fashioned as is the rest of the place. Most flatmates are up and about by 9 so we'd expect you to be the same and always respectfull of our stuff. Fine to use the Kitchen, Shower and some internet if you wish. We can share a meal or two together. If someone isnt busy they might show you around some of the citys gorgeous attractions...
Life is short, take it one day at a time and enjoy it as much as possible! Don't have time for boring people
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
Have hosted some nice people and decided to give this a try to meet more people from around the world.
Music, Current Affairs, Aviation, Cars, Socialising, Travel, History, Some Arts, Live Music, Walking, Kayaking, Sailing, Flying.
Music, Movies, and Books
Not mad into most mainstream movies, love cult stuff especially Quentin Tarantino. I'm a news, doco and history junkie. Love classic rock, prog, metal, blues, soul, jazz. Too many artists to list but especially love Pink Floyd, The Doors, Led Zep, Deep Purple, Jimi Hendrix, Tool, Doobie Brothers, Lynard Skynard, Stone Temple Pilots, Rush, Jethro Tull, Janis Joplin etc etc etc....Play professional keyboards with a rock covers band at the weekend at pubs and weddings around Wellington and enjoy messing around on the piano in between. Play a bit of guitar but nothing too complicated :)
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
14,000ft parachute jump, landing a plane for the first time, kayaking with seals, swimming with dolphins, driving muscle cars, playing great gigs in front of lots of people...life is great go live it!
Countries I’ve Visited
Australia, China, Fiji, France, Hungary, Netherlands, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In
Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom