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Overview

  • 67 references 57 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning French, Spanish
  • 36, Male
  • Member since 2017
  • Steiner Primary School Teacher
  • Master of Teaching (Primary)
  • From Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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About Me

Yes, we know that accomodation is hard to find in Perth atm.
No, we don’t want your money to host you.
If you have a brand new profile, barely filled out, and send a basic thoughtless request — prepare to be instantly declined — we won’t waste your time, don’t waste ours. Read this profile if you want to be hosted.

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I’m a creative adventurer, enthusiastic student, and playful teacher.

Freestyle hip hop MC, guitarist, and visual artist.

Prioritising nature, mindful living, and I love social gatherings with modern board games (I run an amazing after school games club for children as a side hustle).

My long term partner and ever-so-lovely lady Janyce lives with me and she's a warm, kind, creative spark and incredible visual artist / enthusiastic musician. We invite you to come hang out and play with us!

May our house be an Oasis for you. Travelling can be a wild adventure and it's nice to rest. With us you are welcomed to be yourself, as you are.

I believe happiness is best when shared and I love inviting people to explore the treasures of Perth. There is so much to discover in our human experience, inside and out.

We are pretty busy folk and will make time for you and genuine connection where we can.

Yo aprendo mas Español cada dia... Cuando vives conmigo, mi casa es a su casa. De nuestras hermosas estrellas, tu vienes, mi nuevo amigo fantástico o querida magnifica amiga. Pero, ahora yo practico francés porque mi novia es de Francia.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Meeting kindred spirits and weaving a network of good vibes around the world.

Learning about other cultures and places. Conversation, co-creation, and celebration!

Interests

  • meditation
  • walking
  • reading
  • painting
  • drawing
  • guitar
  • hiking
  • teaching
  • nature
  • trekking
  • spirituality
  • creativity
  • playing guitar
  • learning
  • rap
  • hip hop
  • consciousness
  • hiphop
  • freestyling
  • birding

Music, Movies, and Books

*** If you would like to stay with me, please write "ATLAS" in your message so I know you got this far. This helps make sure we're a good fit for each other. Personalised messages go a long way! ***

Music:
Laid back acoustic, jazzy conscious hip hop, intricate world beats, and filthy bass.
E.g. Nujabes, A Tribe Called Quest, Bonobo, Ludovico Einaudi, East Forest, Jamiroquai, Kings of Convenience, Commix, Etherwood, Gramatik, Daft Punk.

Films:
Her, Forrest Gump, Before Sunrise (trilogy), Aladdin, Pulp Fiction, Ace Ventura 2, The Edge of Tomorrow, Harry Potter, LoTR, The Father, The Importance of Being Earnest, Anatomy of a Fall, Ghibli Films, etc.

TV:
Rick and Morty, Avatar: The Last Airbender, Breaking Bad, Black Mirror, Sex Education, Euphoria, The Expanse, The Good Place, White Lotus, Futurama, Simpsons, Big Mouth...

Books: Shame-free, conscious raising, and entertaining!
Atlas Shrugged - Ayn Rand,
A New Earth - Eckhart Tolle,
The Artist's Way - Julia Cameron,
The Diamond Age - Neal Stephenson
anything by Haruki Murakami, Alice Miller, or Nathaniel Branden.

Deep into some fantasy atm with Robin Hobb’s books!

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Created a conscious hip hop album back in 2010 and successfully busked and bootlegged all copies.
Give me any words that leap into your head for improvised freestyle raps. Catch me at festivals or onstage monthly in Fremantle where I freestyle with another great MC!

Teach, Learn, Share

I'm a teacher by profession, so it's no surprise I love sharing and learning.

Let's have chats and laughs over glasses of pinot noir / grigio or cups of herbal tea, create art or music, or simply feel free to do your own thing -- I'm easy-going, independent and not attached to your plans, so please be authentic and live your truth. If our interests and timing align we'll visit wonderful local nature places to explore and have fun adventures!

I'd love to learn your recommendations of spectacular nature places from your part of the world. Give me your secretttsss.

I enjoy offering sound healing and holding space in ceremonial circles. Non-judgemental and not preachy. I have family members and friends that are part of the LGBTI community (for clarity, I'm not), and I support people's freedom of choice regarding their sexuality, religious views, life stances, etc -- as long as they cause no harm or restriction to others. Conversations, understanding, tolerance, and empathy go a long way towards building healthy community.

What I Can Share with Hosts

I'm a friendly, engaging, and very positive person who can put humility aside here. I look after myself, keep a clean space, and will take initiative in helping out with chores and cooking. Let me treat you to a meal you love!

I'm respectful of your property, can offer ostensibly intelligent and warm conversation, enthusiasm for learning, and an easy-going attitude. As a teacher, I'm very patient and happy to help you learn guitar, practice English, or watercolour techniques. If you've ever wanted to freestyle sing or rap, you've found a dude to share that with!

SING IT LOUD, SING IT PROUD, BABY!

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Egypt, England, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Kenya, Malaysia, Monaco, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Vatican City State

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia

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