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Overview

  • 1 Reference
  • Fluent in English; learning Arabic, Bengali, Bangla, French
  • 41, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • full time aid worker, wannabe (but not yet very good) wri...
  • Mostly through experience
  • From London, UK
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To touch, taste, feel, hear, feel, love, dance, drink, consume the new, the different, the exciting, the unexpected.

ABOUT ME

New to couch surfing. Interested to meet new and interesting people.

Adventurous and creative. Enjoy meeting new people, seeing new places, and getting just a little bit under the skin of new environments.

PHILOSOPHY

Choose interest over fear, difficult truths over ignorance, adventure over comfort.

It is easy to summarise a group of people, to close your mind to the differences among them. More difficult, and yet rewarding to hold your mind open, to continue learning and to never demonise.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

None yet - hope it will give me some great memories and stories recount

Interests

I have lived and worked in many different countries. I enjoy learning about new places and ideas, meeting inspiring people that have refreshing perspectives on life. I am not impressed by material wealth and status. I am impressed by warm welcoming individuals ready to listen, share and discuss.

  • dancing
  • drinking
  • surfing

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: MeShell Ndgeochello, Mc Solaar, Loreena McKennitt
Books: The Castle (Kafka), L'Etranger (Camus), The Enchantress of Florence (Rushdie)
Movies: Legend, Velvet Goldmine, Krull, Whatever Happened to Baby Jane, Mommie Dearest

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Inadvertently hitching a ride with Diamond smugglers in South Africa.

Joining the midnight carnival in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

Engulfed by a school of dolphins in Socotra, Yemen.

Teach, Learn, Share

Experience of countries I have lived in.

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