Becca Newman

London, London, England

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  • Fluent in English; learning French, Swahili
  • 27, Female
  • Member since 2013
  • Palliative Care Nurse
  • Undergrad Psychology, Postgrad Nursing
  • From London
  • Profile 45% complete

About Me


Become less monolingual...


I hope my friends would say I'm kind, easygoing and good fun..


Feminist, Anti-capitalist/Socialist/Left

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Newbie to couchsurfing


I like doing things that (hopefully!) make a difference to others or the wider day I'm a nurse but I've studied Psychology and hope to come back to it soon...When not working I like reading, watching films, hanging out in nice pubs with friends and going out dancing. I learnt French at school and college but since have been a bit lazy about keeping it I'd like to travel the French speaking countries and refresh my memory- starting with Paris!

Music, Movies, and Books

Some writers I like/read recently... Virginia Woolf, Sylvia Plath, William Faulkner, Doris Lessing, Zadie Smith, JM Coetzee, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Chinua Achebe, Douglas Coupland, Milan Kundera, Rohinton Mistry, Naomi Klein, Paul Mason
Film-wise I am a bit masochistic and like things that make me cry- hate scary ones.
Music- folk, 60s girl groups, electronic, reggae/dub,

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I am very lucky to have done lots of amazing things..a few that spring to mind are
Bungee jumping at Victoria Falls
Watching many beautiful African sunsets with beautiful people
Staying in the Queensland rainforest
Hitchhiking across Mozambique with someone I love
Swimming in the Indian Ocean

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, France, Greece, India, Italy, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, United States, Zambia

Countries I’ve Lived In

Tanzania, United Kingdom

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