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IMPORTANT HOSTING INFORMATION - IF YOU DO NOT READ THEN I DO NOT REPLY
If you do not read my profile I will not accept your couch request :)
I enjoy hosting travelers so for the best experience for both of us please keep in mind when writing your message:
* My name is not "hey" (use my name)
* Arriving at night and leaving in the morning is not my idea of a good hosting experience and I may decline your request. So I usually accept 2 night requests instead.
* Why did you choose me? (Something about my profile...?)
* Tell me about your companions or give me their CouchSurfing profile
You might not guess it but I am a pretty easy going guy ;) If I accept your couch request then feel free to make yourself at home. We can have a chat about what things you might like to do in Newcastle. If I am not working I can take you to some places inc to see some native Australian animals (koala, emu, kangaroo, wombat).
I spend a lot of time at my craft desk creating cosplay props.
I love Couch Surfing - it is a great way to meet people from around the world, from the comfort of my own home ;)
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I do more hosting than "guesting". Most of my surfing has been a result of finding hosts that have hosted guests that I have also hosted.
I like to help CSers with advice on the area, traveling or ideas. I also try to participate in CS events and activities, which is great as I have been skiing, sailing, kayaking, road trips, BBQs, and other fun things.
My experience has been very positive thus far, with only a handful of not so happy experiences. I've hosted well over 110 travelers from over 21 countries but I've only been hosted about 5 times. For a time I as CouchSurfing Ambassador for Newcastle.
I have participated in some CS activities in New Zealand (Auckland) and Australia (Newcastle and Sydney).
Regular cinema goer, occasional fire twirler - only know a few tricks but it's fun at a party, enjoy following wilderness trails. Love photography (especially landscapes), reading, music, pizza.
- video games
- fire twirling
Music, Movies, and Books
Books (authors) - Steven Donaldson, Ian Irvine, Julian May, Maggie Furey, Raymond E Fiest, David Eddings.
Movies - Marvel, Aliens, Avatar, The Bourne Identity, The Day After Tomorrow, Finding Nemo, The 5th Element, Wedding Crashers, Marvel, Jackie Chan movies
TV: Dr Who, The Expanse, Lucifer, Supernatural, documentaries
Music: Within Temptation, Blackmores Night, Loreena McKennit, Evanescence, Rasmus, The Piano Guys, Neil Young, Metallica, Guns N Roses, Led Zepplin, Utada Hikaru, Yoko Kanno, Imogen Heap, Kina Grannis, Sneaky Sound System.
Foods: Italian, Asian
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
While cycling along the southern breakwall in Coffs Harbour's harbour one morning I saw a whale breach. I have also seen dolphins and a school(?) of stingrays in the harbour.
While swimming in the harbour one summer night the water was glowing where ever I kicked my feet.
New Zealand had some wonders for me - hiking halfway up an extinct volcano, black water rafting with a cave ceiling covered in glow worms, finding a tree over 1700 years old and catching a glimpse of one of the world's rarest dolphins.
Teach, Learn, Share
Diversity is always a good thing.
Empty what is full, fill what is empty ^_^
What I Can Share with Hosts
Occasional "tour guide", lets share dinner too, info about the area and things to see. If I'm having a party or other event I'll invite you to that too.
Countries I’ve Visited
Japan, New Zealand
Countries I’ve Lived In