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Overview

  • 1 Reference 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning French
  • 43, Female
  • Member since 2010
  • I work in a University.
  • Communication Studies Honours degree.
  • From East Lothian.
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Evolve.

ABOUT ME

I live in Gifford, East Lothian. It's 23 miles south of Edinburgh and it's very beautiful and quiet. I have a car so getting back and forth from Edinburgh is effortless. I'm really excited about the whole CS concept and wish it existed when i was younger and had more time to travel. I want to learn about new cultures and make good friends. I'm a laid back music lover. Like to be spontaneous and do random things on the spur of the moment. I'm not extrovert and wacky, quite reserved actually but do like to entertain myself and push my own boundaries. Enjoy a good conversation and game of chess. Need a patient opponent though as I can take AGES to make a move. Living in the countryside I adore all that the outdoors has to offer. Stunning views of lush rolling hills and quaint little country cottage farms. I particularly enjoy star gazing. I love music but can't play an instrument. I'm a bit toadstool daft! There's nothing better than getting together with friends and having a good old laugh, it's good for the soul!

PHILOSOPHY

What goes around comes around.
It's not a 10 second rule, it's 3 seconds for me.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

To meet for coffee, sofa if convenient.

Interests

Music, astronomy, politics, movies, cheesecake, nature, painting, sculptures and art

  • arts
  • glastonbury
  • coffee
  • politics
  • movies
  • chess
  • traveling
  • painting
  • music
  • outdoor activities
  • astronomy
  • mountains

Music, Movies, and Books

Music, quite an eclectic taste. Love rock, hip-hop, reggae, ska, techno, drumnbass, folk, country, digital punk, loads to mention. Favourite band - LCD Soundsystem, sadly with us no more :(
Working my way through movies, doing the Bourne films just now. Only seen 1 and 2, quite good though.
I'm current reading Dan Brown's, "Angels and Demons" and hoping it will be better than, "The Da Vinci Code".

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Total Solar Eclipse in The Lizard 1999
Glastonbury
Was part of Antony Gormley's living sculpture on The Fourth Plinth.
Created life, twice!

Teach, Learn, Share

Arty, crafty creative skills.
How to make the best lime cheesecake in the universe!

Countries I’ve Visited

Belgium, Egypt, France, Italy, Monaco, Netherlands, Spain, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

United Kingdom

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