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Alex Holbourn

Liverpool, Merseyside, England

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Overview

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  • Fluent in English; learning French, Spanish
  • 28, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Musician
  • High School and University
  • From Liverpool
  • Profile 80% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Enjoy life!

ABOUT ME

I am an easy-going, open-minded person. I care about my friends and am loyal to them. I speak what's on my mind and hope that others will do the same. I love meeting interesting people and having good, involving conversations.

PHILOSOPHY

The golden rule: treat others as you would like to be treated.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I am new to CS but would very much like to get involved. I am going travling around Europe at the end of July 2012. When I return from that trip I would love to start host other CS users!

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

As I said above, I am new to CS, but am keen to get involved.

Interests

I live for music. I can't go for more than a few hours without it. I play in a couple of bands and am trying to start another one up. I play guitar, bass, piano, and I sing.

Music, Movies & Books

Music: Pixies, Lemonheads, Tom Waits, Nick Cave, Muse, The Beatles, Smashing Pumpkins, Nirvana, DJ Shadow, Devin Townsend, Black Sabbath

Movies: The Godfather, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Scarface, Reservoir Dogs, This Is Spinal Tap

Books: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, High Fidelity, Frankenstein, Doctor Faustus

This is obviously not a comprehensive list; just what is coming to mind at the moment.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

I went backpacking around Europe by myself for the first time in 2010. Prior to that, I hadn;t even been on a plane. I found it an amazing experience, and have been itching to get back out there ever since. Finally in summer 2012, I am in a position to do so.

I have also had many incredible live music experiences over the years, both from playing and spectating. I'm sure we could talk about them in person.

Countries I've Visited

Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Netherlands

Countries I've Lived In

United Kingdom

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