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Christine Lancaster

Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

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Overview

  • 16 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning Afrikaans, French, German
  • 24, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • Nanny
  • Matric
  • From Knysna
  • Profile 60% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To create memories, live experiences and meet the world

ABOUT ME

I am a Swiss South-African who loves life! I love to learn new things, meet new people and create awesome memories. I love spontaneity and the little-things in life. I am open-minded and fun-loving and I love to laugh. The only downside to my personality is that I am positively mad :P Life's too short to be normal though right?

PHILOSOPHY

Things turn out best for those who make the best of the way things turn out.

Most people are reasonable, that's why they only do reasonably well

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I am doing my Bachelors in Graphic Design in Geneva while Nannying part-time which helps a lot with studies (I bet you're thinking Mary Poppins right now - no I don't have that awesome bag that has EVERYTHING in it) Anywho being a nanny I live with my hostparents and seeing as it is not my house, I cannot host anyone but one day when I get my own place I will definitely buy a comfy couch for couch-surfers. I can always meet up for coffee and attempt to discover the city with you :)

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Amsterdam, Lausanne, Bern, Washington D.C, Geneva, Vienna

Interests

Art, Music, photography, Movies, Languages, Traveling!!! making crazy memories with crazy people, quoting Stand-up comedians, sleeping, living, loving, eating (preferably popcorn and cereal), talking like a gangsta Yo ;P, discovering, day-dreaming, wandering, reading, learning, teaching, speaking, listening :)

Music, Movies & Books

Mostly old stuff: Ben E. King, The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Paolo Nutini, Queen, Guns And Roses, Muse, Goo Goo Dolls, Snowpatrol, Eagle-Eye Cherry, Mumford and Sons, Counting Crows, The Cranberries, Louis Armstrong, Jacky Wilson, Johnny Cash, Frank Sinatra, Florence + the Machine, Mumford and Sons

I'm just starting to discover Jazz, Blues and Soul

And my favourite the big man Johnny Cash!

TV Programmes: How I met your mother, Scrubs, 3rd Rock from the Sun, The New Girl, Downton Abbey, Happy Endings

Films: Boondock Saints, HP, Wall-E, fierce people, FIGHT CLUB, Con Air, Nos 18 Ans, Eat Pray Love, Megamind, American Beauty, Bridesmaids, Empire Records, 5th Element, Back to the Future!

Books: Eat Pray Love, Da Vinci Code, The Book Of Lost Things, Harry Potter, Holes, The Kite Runner, Mutant Message Down Under, asterix and other comics, The Alchemist, Dr Seuss stories, The Rough Guide Series, Wuthering Heights, The Great Gatsby

One Amazing Thing I've Done

How can a person mention only one thing?

Bungee Jumped the Verzasca Dam, Locarno, Switzerland

5 day hike in Nepal BOOM

Traveling Europe is pretty awesome for me - long life dream and I'm living it!!!!!

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach someone a few afrikaans(south african language similar to Dutch) phrases, or how to sketch or just smile, laugh at stupid things or humiliate oneself by saying really blonde things in public :) I am eager to learn as much as I can from others!!!!

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Liechtenstein, Nepal, Netherlands, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I've Lived In

South Africa, Switzerland

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