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Andrew Dawkins

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Last login 6 months ago

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Overview

  • 18 Positive References
  • Fluent in English
  • 27, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Carny Pirate\Practical Things Designer
  • Uni - Engineering
  • From Perth, W.A., Australia
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Punching holes in the grass to help it grow.

ABOUT ME

Have just moved to Melbourne and am trying to get settled before returning to Uni to continue studying in 2015.

I like to work on various small musical projects, anything new/exciting/interesting/mind expanding.

Active comes to mind to describe things right now.

Changes from day to day.

PHILOSOPHY

I'm trying to keep this simple at the moment... live, be happy, pry your mind outside of the social streams, accommodate the happiness of others.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Regularly head to meetups and things, have been surfing around Europe as well.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

A lot of meetups, good for getting to know some locals in a new city =) and a handful of surfing experiences.

All experiences have been great so far, so many that developed into good friendships.

Interests

- Rock Climbing
- Robotics
- Penguins
- Buddhism
- Brazillian Jiu Jitsu
- Running
- Guitar (playing)
- Singing
- Songwriting
- Drawing
- Street Art

Music, Movies & Books

Films: Donnie Darko, Fight Club, American History X, Elephant, A Scanner Darkly, Lock Stock and Two Smocking Barrels, The Green Mile, Rose Red, 12 Monkeys, The SpongeBob Squarepants Movie, Scott Pilgrim vs The World, ...

Music: I've become quite diverse -
Blues: B.B.King, John Lee Hooker, Albert Collins, Albert King, Jimmy Reed, Eric Clapton, ...
Industrial: Skinny Puppy, Combichrist, Wumpscut, Psyclon Nine, ...
Metal: Devin Townsend!, Strapping Young Lad, Tool, Meshuggah, Machine Head, Mudvayne, Wednesday 13, Rob Zombie, ...
Rockish/Alt: Placebo, A Perfect Circle, tool, Muse, Smashing Pumpkins, Porcupine Tree, Jimmy Hendrix, Led Zepplin, Radiohead, Deftones, Mindless Self Indulgence, The Dandy Warhols, Red Hot Chilli Peppers
Other: Sarah Blasko, Garbage, Abbe May, Bjork, Tori Amos, ...

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Have stayed alive for 26 years!

This is something I'd love to talk to people about in person, sharing stories is best done face to face =)

Teach, Learn, Share

- Tomato sauce goes in the fridge after you've opened it (just shake it a bit after you go to use it or else it'll be separated [amended: make sure the lid is on properly before shaking])

- You can never really understand a person or what their world is, so don't ever think you really -know- why they did what they did.

Learn: Everything! Bring all your brain electronics to zi table.

Countries I've Visited

Czech Republic, France, Germany, Netherlands, Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

Countries I've Lived In

Australia, United Kingdom

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