Mark Hill

Paris, Ile-de-France, France

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  • English Teacher
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  • From Leicester, UK
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About Me


Romance on Edinburgh's cobbled streets.


After three thoroughly glorious years in France I've left the continent behind and returned to our craggy island. I'm now living in my beloved Edinbugh where I hope to continue writing stories playing music and speaking French!


"I knew a simple solider boy who grinned through life with empty joy, slept soundly through the lonesome dark and whistled early with the lark. In winter trenches cowed and glum with crumps and lice and lack of rum he put a bullet to his brain and no one heard of him again. You smug faced crowd of kindling eye who watch as solider boys march by, creep home and pray you'll never know the place where youth and laughter go". Poetry is the way to my heart!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I've only used Couchsurfing in France while I was travelling around the country and while I tried to settle in Paris.


Just surfing so far but I'd like to start hosting soon.


Music, Languages, Wine, Socialising, Reading, Writing, French, Poetry, Chanters, Old Things, WiFi, Libraries and Sleeping on Couches!

Music, Movies, and Books

On the Road, The Portrait of an Artist as a Dog, Cider with Rosie, As I Walked out One Midsummers Morning, Seasons in Hell, Tender is the Night and Great Expectations.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Victoria Falls, Pont du Gard, Golden Gate Bridge, Table Mountain, the Town of Banff, African Safari, Sailing on the Great Barrier Reef and Skydiving / Bungee Jumping in New Zealand.

Teach, Learn, Share

I enjoy teaching the English tongue to non native speakers.

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Canada, Morocco, New Zealand, South Africa, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, France, Spain, United Kingdom

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