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Claire Fitzgerald

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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Overview

  • 6 Positive References
  • Fluent in English
  • 27, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • whatever pays the rent for now.
  • MA in English lit
  • From Cork, Ireland
  • Profile 60% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

to drift around and

ABOUT ME

I'm recently graduated from university and pining for the student life. But I'm starting to realise I'm out in the big bad world now, so that means travel! And maybe working the rest out on the way.

PHILOSOPHY

Ask me when I'm 90. Right now I feel like I'm too young and wide-eyed about everything to answer this one. If you have a personal philosophy worked out then well done you! I think it's going to take me a lifetime to get there. Although! This phrase is great in all situations; "Ever Tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail again better."

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I'm taking my first baby steps into the Couchsurfing world right now, but having met some fabulous people already I'm eager to give back! So as soon as I know my way around, I'll help others find their feet! Still working on that though, my own feet are not sure what they're about yet.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

It hasn't been long- but arriving in Vancouver knowing nobody, and after one Couchsurfing meeting feeling like it was all going to be ok, was pretty awesome :)

Interests

Interested in travelling of course, in meeting new people and learning more about the world. And then there's the usual- books, music, a cold beer on a hot day, wine with friends, grappling with world affairs, waxing lyrical about my favourite author/poet, which changes all the time, jumping into the ocean, travelling via train (beats planes every time), and a cup of tea as the solution to most of life's problems.

Music, Movies & Books

Hrmm- The Master and Margarita, Emma, Light in August, The Godfather, Mad Men, The Wire, Anna Karenina, The Hare with Amber Eyes, The Barefoot Contessa, True Blood, Portrait of the Artist, Wuthering Heights, Jane Eyre, Generation Kill, Pride and Prejudice, Withnail and I, Arrested Development, That They May Face The Rising Sun, Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan, the Knife, LCD Soundsystem, Paolo Nutini, the Villagers, Neil Young, Bon Iver, the xx, Radiohead, David Bowie, The Picture of Dorian Gray, Amelie, 100 Years of Solitude, Goodbye Lenin.
This list is all muddled so apologies, it's all muddled in my head too.

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Canada, Ireland

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