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  • 107 references 86 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English
  • 44, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Web Development/Computer Guy
  • Diploma in IT, Retail, Ceritificate in Business Management
  • From Australia
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About Me


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


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.

  • anime
  • movies
  • video games
  • reading
  • traveling
  • music
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • camping
  • skiing
  • science
  • paddleboarding
  • 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


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