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  • 6 References 5 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French; learning Arabic, German, Italian, Spanish
  • 30, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • UK Government
  • Oxford, UK and Inalco, Paris
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 90% complete

About Me


I grew up in the UK and Zimbabwe, and lived in France for seven years after university. I'm now in London working at the Department of Health.


There's a lot of wisdom in Rudyard Kipling's Law of the Jungle

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I had a great time surfing in Lille and have occasionally gone to events in Paris.


Languages, reading good books, ballet (dancing and watching), theatre (acting and watching), travel, exploring new cities by foot.

  • books
  • acting
  • dancing
  • ballet dancing
  • dining
  • wine
  • reading
  • traveling
  • socializing
  • languages

Music, Movies, and Books

Books: Oscar Wilde, Tolkien, John Fowles, His Dark Materials, P.G. Wodehouse, Alexandre Dumas, Boris Vian, Roald Dahl
Music: Muse, Simon & Garfunkel, Coldplay, Damien Rice, Ennio Morricone, the Rat Pack, Arcade Fire (the reason I came to France), blues and blues rock.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Seeing the Milky Way move across the sky in the Sahara was amazing.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach English and modern jive. I've had lots of experience with adminisration in France. I love learning languages and would love to practise Arabic or German or Italian.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Cambodia, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Morocco, Romania, South Africa, Spain, Thailand

Countries I’ve Lived In

France, Swaziland, United Kingdom, Zimbabwe

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