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Overview

  • 158 References 110 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French; learning Czech, Italian, Spanish
  • 44, Male
  • Member since 2006
  • i'm a librarian, and give french lessons
  • Pretty well thank U , but each day it goes on
  • From Born in Reims , grew up in Paris and then close to Paris
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Keep the faith about CS ( full time job )
ABOUT ME
1st important thing : I'm not in PARIS .
For a quicker communication I like to use Whatsapp ( + 33695458602 ) , FB or Skype .
This is how my profile looked like before : https://www.couchsurfing.com/users/238124/profile/legacy
Now something I added since CS changed so lot and it becomes crazy , so sorry U have to read this but this is for the good of both of US :)

So as messages are not easy to handle and sometimes they get lost , if U wanna have a couch , send me a REQUEST not a message !!!

I'm usually a very nice guy , and I take time to reply to everyone but what I expect is U are interested at least a bit about sharing , not only a place to crash , because if I say " YES " to a request , I'll never let U down and will do it well , but the least U can do is to read few things about me , my home , profile ( even if it's just for U ) , when I host someone is because I want to , I don't need to get more references ( Mean I don't it for this ) and it does not even help me when I want to be hosted anyway !!!
If U are brave enough U'll read the whole profile and U have 2 things U can write in your request the 1st one is :
Get the mother fucker on the phone ! The 2nd one is somewhere else on the profile :)))))))))
For me , the request is one thing but I'm not crazy about them , which means I trust my intuition/feelings so , the only I care about is to know if U read about me , where I'm and if U are interested by meeting me , and if I like your profile , then it can work with a simple but nice request :) Like anything for me : It's about quality not quantity !

I'm someone curious about people and what life , conversations can bring me and teach me . I prefer in anything quality more than quantity, that's the reason why i have few but real friends. I like to listen and observe, to laugh and make laugh. Sometimes I'm serious , sometimes I'm a bit crazy . I'm open-minded but I'm also extreme in my points of view . I have contradictions (maybe more than the average) and I'm aware of them like to take some concrete example : I like high-tech things and at same time I'm old school (like to write letters ) . I'm tryin' to understand myself and others more and more each day.

PHILOSOPHY

Every day is an opportunity to learn something new, it can be anything !
Quality over quantity
Experience more

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

As I'm interested for real for people , stories ( I do have lot of them ) , becoming a CS member was something truly natural , and now I'm also moderator from the Emergency CS requests for Paris , which means as well some more stories , and learning more about psychology :)

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I've been on the website since 2006 and I have to say each CS experience is different and U can learn from it . About people , about yourself when U are really experienced or just a beginner .

Interests

many: photography, cinema, music from everywhere ( collecting vinyls ) literature, tennis, writing, architecture , cooking (especially italian and french cuisine), i'm an expresso lover (I even roast my own coffee at home now ). I have a deep interest for eastern & central Europe (I lived in Budapest) and for baltic countries but i'm curious by nature about interesting people from all over the world. I have also a passion for languages.

Music, Movies, and Books

Danish directors (Von trier, Vinterberg), Blier's movies, Lynch's movies , Amadeus, Shawshank redemption, Taxi driver, Pulp fiction, Fargo, Funny games, Misery, Bound, Borat , Easy rider , The bucket list , 500 days of summer , The follower , ... too many to mention them all! I have more DVD than in the place where I'm working !!! It is a disease with no cure !

Dostoïevski, Gogol, Agueev, Dos Passos , Kourkov, Bukowski, Louis-Ferdinand Céline, Kafka, Boulgakov, Kerouac, Coupland, Beigbeder , Easton Ellis , Sweig , Handke ...

Staind, Rammstein, Robert Charlebois , Smashing pumpkins, Fiona Apple , Monkey business, Gainsbourg, Brel, Ferré, Sinatra, Malher, Eva Cassidy , Suk, Carlinhos Brown, Milton Nascimento, Shivaree, the Cardigans, Ana Maria Jopek, K's choice, Beck, Cowboy junkies, Nirvana, FFF , Sébastien Tellier, Sigur Ros, Miles Davis, Foo fighters, Soundgarden, Silverchair, The Beatles, Ben Harper, Didier Super, Pink Floyd, The Doors, Ligabue, Anna Nalick, Bush, Eskobar, Nek ,Rage against the machine , Emily Loizeau , The Hives , Arctic monkeys , Razorlight , Compay Segundo , The Doors , Kasabian, Muse , Incubus , Biffy Clyro ... and much more, curious about all kind of music, book or movie

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

the craziest thing i've done is when i was about 4 or 5 I was in love with an old woman (25) and she was about to leave from Reims to go to Paris (200km maybe) and I wanted to get married and follow her, so I took a small suitcase and some toys, and I escaped from home to follow her, my parents almost died when they couldn't find me. I guess in general, I've always made or can make crazy things for people I love or care.

The 2nd thing I've done which is quite amazing is I've played the tourist guide in my favourite city in CZ , Olomouc for a czech girl who was living very close in a small city close to Brno ! Interesting experience !

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach french,some good recipes like lasagna, risotto, or "gratin dauphinois", tennis and i'm curious to know other languages especially ukrainian. Willing to share my knowledges about coffee, movies, music ...

What I Can Share with Hosts

My brain , some french skills , cooking recipes , amazing home roasted coffee and much more ...

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine

Countries I’ve Lived In

France, Hungary, Norway

Old School Badges

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