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Overview

  • 17 References 9 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Italian; learning French, Spanish
  • 30, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Teaching Assistant/Musician
  • No education listed
  • From England, United Kingdom
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

I'm a nice guy. I work in a school and play music in my spare time. I play the bass (electric and upright). I play in a bunch of groups/bands/projects, mostly in London but I have toured a bunch in the past.

I've been in London for a few years now. It's a fantastic city, a world within itself. Which is great but sometimes can make you forget there's a world outside.

I work in a primary school just around the corner from my house. I'm enjoying it but it can be exhausting. London kids are hilarious!

I didn't use couchsurfing for a few years but after a cycling trip I remembered the joys of meeting completely random and like minded people.

Interests

I love music, cinema the outdoors.

  • movies
  • reading
  • music
  • cycling
  • camping
  • history

Music, Movies, and Books

Books that comes to mind - Catch 22, secret garden, one flew over the cuckoos nest, 100 years of solitude, 1984, anything by Kurt Vonnegut, the baron in the trees, on the road, shantaram, around the world in 80days, siddhartha

Films that comes to mind - It's a wonderful life, heavens gate, midnight cowboy, singing in the rain, woody allen's films, Kubrick's films, Fellini's films, Scorsese, comedy's and classics mainly

Music - 70's soul and jazz, classic disco, folk, soundtracks, brazilian, african, traditional. Anything good!! Names like marvin gaye, the beach boys, ceatano veloso, jimi hendrix, george harrison, david bowie, fela kuti, captain beefheart, roxy music, john martyn, the moments, roy ayers, gilberto gil, michael jackson, frank sinatra, bob dylan, can, alice coltrane , pharoah sanders, the delfonics, etc etc

Teach, Learn, Share

Music lesson? Guitar?

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Austria, China, Denmark, France, Gambia, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Morocco, Norway, Philippines, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Tanzania, United Kingdom, Viet Nam

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