Val Fieth

Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England

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  • retired but I still organise dances
  • University of hard knocks and still learning
  • From Hayes, Middlesex
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About Me


To be a ray of sunshine


I am deaf with 2 good National Health Service expensive but free to me digital hearing aids. I can hear if you look at me to talk to me. This is polite anyway. I manage anything I want to do. Including films and theatre with loops and infra red systems Am 65 and have had and still have an interesting life. Sociable and gregarious. Have taken over 50,000 tablets since I was 21 and diagnosed with epilepsy but no longer have fits. I am one of six children and we grew up in a railway house. My daddy had free train tickets so we always travelled and stayed with family in Dublin, Scotland and Leicester..


Tempus Fugit so Carpe Diem. "Practise random acts of kindness".

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I welcome lots and lots of visitors from many parts of the world. I meet some members too when I travel.


Lots and lots of visitors have been to see me. We have shared great times. I have taken them to many places of interest. Appreciative and articulate guests write on my profile.


photography, cinema and lots of DVDs come to a great sound cente., theatre, writing, exploring London, u3a,living with happy people...wandering the world..playing bridge on line and many other games

Music, Movies, and Books

Lots of DVDs at home chosen on line and posted, house full of books.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Parachute jump, paragliding in Christchurch, ran 3 London Marathons, got lost in the Harlow marathon, hitch hiked 30,000 miles. Shot twice, kidnapped twice, arrested once, cardiac arrest once.
I bought 3 pianos in one day. 3 replies to piano wanted and so my brother and sister had one too.
Invited to Buckingham Palace for a Garden Party with the Queen and other Royal family and government members, and 5,000 other members of the public. For making a dfference to millions of retired people.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can show how community living works in a caring sharing way.. Make delicious bread. Teach games

Countries I’ve Visited

Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Belize, Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation, Slovakia, Switzerland, Turkey, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

United Kingdom

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