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  • Fluent in English; learning French, German
  • 55, Other
  • Member since 2008
  • Forensic Mental Health Nurse
  • Degrees, Diplomas, Certificates..... whatever... went to Uni
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About Me


Back to Europe in 2013... motorcycle tour!


Married to Penny who also comes from England (Kent), we have three great kids Joseph 20, Heidi 19 (Future Surgeon) and Richard who is 16. Heidi is back from France Now ... Stayed in Macon and Paris. Couch surfing has shown me the best of the world!

We have been a bit absent at late and would love to get back into it! That's what happens when you travel and send kids to Uni

I Love to have a glass of wine and watch the sun set from our front lawn, sometimes the kangaroos will be in the paddock. Penny is a Midwife who works in Neo Natal Intensive care so she really values her down time.

I Love collecting Militaria... and if you get me started I wont stop talking about it.... Anyone for dress ups?

If you like cooking or learning to cook - I will show you some great recipes - the captains cooking school is open!

Ramsey can cook but... I'm a better Cook! and i don't swear as much, actually I'm lying now, about the swearing

This Life turned out nothing that I had planned... It just gets better!

we are hitting Europe in 2014 again... 3 months, France, Belgium, Austria, Spain, Germany, Switzerland,Italy and them back to France and on to England... looking for Culinary hosts!

In fact any hosts!


Live today,,,,, avoid work as much as I can... In fact to avoid all work... I don't have a work philosophy... Sleep, eat and Travel. Continue with my weight loss!. I want to host as much as I can, don't take advantage of my hospitality.... embrace it!, its not free B&B, you have to contribute, your culture,your food, your life and your experiences!

We occupy less than a second on the history of the planet,,, leave a mark!, make a imprint! be remembered for something good

Life moves pretty fast.If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.

“I intend to live forever, or die trying - Groucho Marx

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


As much as I can ...

retired from The Army (Captain in the Res) (50), proud of Adelaide and would love to show it off!

Australian and South East Asia Moderator for "Family Welcome Group".... and that's what it means Kids/ family are welcome!

We will nearly always let you surf, and show you around Adelaide.

Keen to be a host.... share a evening(s) of great conversation, great food and good wine.

If You have a motorcycle license.... I MAY lend you the Daytona or the Thruxton ..... MAY!!!!!!!

Only if you are a true Rocker Ton Up Boy!

Failing that.... Hang ON!... I will take you for A Ride!... High speed!, well probably slow speed

seriously... come for a ride in the Adelaide Hills...Lost of Fun (road rules observed at all times)


We have Hosted people from all over Europe,Asia, Canada and the United States and we have loved every minute of it, there is so much to share.We have developed so many strong Friendships that will continue. I know we are great hosts (Modest) so why not surf..... if you are evil and nasty.... goodbye


Motorcycles,Motorcycles, ww2, ww1 collecting cars and Motorcycles... cooking, I think i'm prety good. I'm interested in getting a bargain and i love British Music from the 60's and 70's

Great cook and wine appreciation semi expert

Went to Northern France 2011... I hoped it rained as I drag myself and my son through the remains of the ww1 Trenches.

Went to the grave of my great uncle.. Died in 1916, I was the first visitor in nearly 100 years... Did this in uniform! it was a a difficult time..

Money Saving ideas whilst traveling!

Mum bought you a fur coat!

I think dads in this.... I WANT TO GO THERE!

It was a honor to serve!

  • culture
  • education
  • dining
  • cooking
  • recipes
  • wine
  • walking
  • motorcycles
  • traveling
  • cars
  • music
  • surfing
  • teaching
  • history
  • medicine
  • tourism
  • mountains

Music, Movies, and Books

Quadrophenia, hell this film changed my life!, I adopted the 60's, the who and mod culture... despite riding a 59 Triumph T110. I Love Bikes, Triumphs, Norton's etc

i Read a book Once... Seven pillars of wisdom... A Classic.

Full metal jacket..... at last recruit training as it was!

Scent of a woman..Whoooo Haaaa!... Great Film

In Brugges.. a classic! even if it is a "shit hole" and it's a "shit hole" that I am going to see! No it is the most beutiful place I have ever seen!

and Up!... I cried

Valkerie.... there were heroes in the Third Reich.

Beatles.... Yeah Yeah, don't start me on that dad knew them sold them Cars, auntie was a cavern Girl...many more stories

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

First in Australia to crash a Thruxton...... Ouch! and Dang!, those broken ribs hurt!

Went on Concorde!, Rode in a Blackhawke chopper (Many times) and took a spin in a F1 11, Did a dogfight in a Chinese Fighter plane.... open the canopy, going to Vomit!

Started up a Sherman tank outside a Picture Theatre at age 16 in England (my mates dared me, so it wasn't my fault)... then ran like hell!!!!!

Sponsored a Child In Zimbabwie for many years... then the Zimb Govt blocked all foreign aid.... well done Robert Gabriel Karigamombe Mugabe.... let kids have no education!

Carried a Rifle through Heathrow Airport and survived!
...another long story and something that I wouldn't do now. Don't even think about doing this now!

Broke my leg (tibia) and was up walking on it within 5 days...NO CAST

Adeliade Airport Taxi rank..... Beware... idiots are there..... who has sunglasses on in the dark?.... you know its you!, Mr yellow vest... Destroy all the good work Tourism SA has done with your BAD ATTITUDE, MR GOATIE BEARD SUNGLASSES ON IN THE DARK... Correct It Is You...... this is the best you will ever be!, you have achieved your full potential!..... Loser

Teach, Learn, Share

Teach..... Army,how to save money,how to spend money, how to spend money wisely

Learn......Whatever, Travel tips

Share....My Life My wine My food

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Fiji, France, French Polynesia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, New Caledonia, Pakistan, Portugal, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Tonga, United Kingdom, Vanuatu, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, United Kingdom

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