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  • Fluent in English; learning German
  • 35, Male
  • Member since 2015
  • Doctor
  • University of Glasgow
  • From Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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About Me

I'm a marine and freshwater biologist and love being outside exploring nature as much as possible. I'm really easy going and don't take myself too seriously. I like socialising and meeting new people, especially those who have a different viewpoint and teach me something new about the world.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Moving to a brand new city that I've never been too before is difficult but it gets a little easier when you get some inside local knowledge and friendly advice on where to go and what to see.

Meeting new people is also a big bonus of couch surfing especially when you don't know anyone living in that city.


I like cycling, running and generally just keeping fit. The beach and sea has provided my with endless entertainment and wonder since I was knee high to a grasshopper. Recently I've been living in some pretty snowy and mountainous regions so I picked up some snowboarding and skiing skills as well.

Its not all about the adrenaline though, sometimes its nice to pause the world with a nice cup of tea and a good book.

  • books
  • running
  • cycling
  • surfing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • biology
  • beaches

Music, Movies, and Books

Eclectic music tastes so anything from metal to folk on the music spectrum.

Sci-fi, Sci-fi Sci-fi for everything else :)

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

slept on top of the alps and watched the sun rise

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach someone about biology, aquaculture, whiskey and how to change a tyre on their bike

What I Can Share with Hosts

bad jokes, good whiskey and a strangley ambivalent view on academia and what it means to be a scientific drifter blown by the winds of research proposals and funding panels.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Bulgaria, Germany, Macedonia, Oman, Sweden, Trinidad and Tobago, United Arab Emirates, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Austria, Germany

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