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Barney Haynes

Paris, Ile-de-France, France

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Overview

  • 1 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning French, Spanish
  • 24, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • Teacher
  • University Graduate
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Working In Paris - Metro Boulot Dodo so far!

ABOUT ME

BA(Hons) Business Management graduate. Living in Paris while working as an English Teacher for employees at L'Oreal, GDF Suez, Publicis and many others.

I am from a town near to Brighton on the South East Coast of England, but I have lived in London for the past 4 years. Now I have swapped Apple Pie and Roast Beef for Cordon Bleu and Pain au Chocolat.

I like football (I supported Chelsea FC before Abramovich came in) but I don't like the culture of the footballers and the commodification of the clubs just the actual sport!

Big film fan as well - can talk for days about it.

Lastly I like travelling, socialising with people from all walks of life across the globe.

PHILOSOPHY

"You Can't Be Neutral On A Moving Train" Howard Zinn (I accept it's not my personal philosophy)

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Friends have done it and recommend highly.

Interests

Movies, Travelling, Learning about new cultures and trying to relearn French.

Music, Movies & Books

O Brother Where Art Thou,

Debt by David Graeber, The World Until Yesterday by Jared Diamond, A People's History of The United States by Howard Zinn, The Shock Doctrine by Naomi Klein, Rebel Cities by David Harvey

Lots more

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Denmark, Ireland, Italy, Malta, Spain, Sweden, United States

Countries I've Lived In

France, United Kingdom

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