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Overview

  • 20 References 14 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Yue (Cantonese); learning Chinese
  • 44, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • I draw, I answer the phone, I create, I research, I take ...
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  • From Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Serenity now!

ABOUT ME

A sarcastic jokester who is too serious most of the time...

PHILOSOPHY

Passion holds everything together.

"He who seeks truth shall find beauty.
He who seeks beauty shall find vanity.
He who seeks order shall find gratification.
He who seeks gratification shall be disappointed.
He who considers himself the servant of his fellow beings shall find the joy of self expression.
He who seeks self expression shall fall into the pit of arrogance.
Arrogance is incompatible with nature.
Through nature, the nature of the universe, and the nature of man, we shall seek truth.
If we seek truth, we shall find beauty."
- Safdie

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Meeting people and sharing our views on little things in life. I wish to see the whole world but it's not possible as I like to take my time to feel the places, the people, and the cultures. Through other CSers, I will be that much closer to my wish. The couch is just a perk in this process...

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I have hosted, surfed, and participated in CS events.

Surfing...
I have only done it once so far at Anthony's in Zurich. Either everyone in Zurich is that wonderful or I just simply lucked out. It was my first time ever so I did not know what to expect. What are the etiquettes?? I brought some touristy "I heart NY shot glasses" for Anthony as a thank you gift. He filled them up right away with alcohol and we were doing shots with his friend two minutes after I met him. It was awesome!

Interests

Love live musical performances...

Discover things that make me go ahhhhh.....
(not the kind like when you tried to pull a door open seven times only on the eighth try did you push in amazement)

*To kill two birds with one stone
[Chinese] *一石二鳥 - literally, "one stone, two birds"
[Spanish] *Matar dos pájaros de un tiro - to kill two birds with one gunshot
[French] *faire d une pierre deux coups - to do two things at once
[Swedish] *Slå två flugor i en smäll (smash two flies with one swat)
[German] *zwei fliegen mit einer klappe schlagen - hit two flies with one swat
(Although, the legend allegedly has it that one lad managed to kill seven...)
[Hungarian] *két legyet egy csapásra - two flies with one swat
[Finnish] *Lyödä kaksi kärpästä yhdellä iskulla - kill two flies with one blow
[Hebrew] לתפוס שתי ציפורים במכה אחת*
(catch two birds with one blow)
[Arabic] عصفورينبحجر واحد*
(two birds with a stone)
[Italian] *prendere due piccioni con una fava - kill two birds with one stone
[Russian] *Убить двух зайцев - to kill two hares
[Tamil/ South India] *Ore kallila rendu maanga - two mangoes with one stone

I would love to hear how it's said in your culture.

  • birds
  • culture
  • beauty
  • socializing
  • live music
  • surfing

Music, Movies, and Books

just finished 陳冠中 [盛世 中國 2013年] (The Fat Years), now reading alan watts' the wisdom of insecurity..

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I'm easily amazed and hardly impressed.

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Canada, Chile, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Netherlands, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Hong Kong, United Kingdom, United States

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