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My time usually likes to wander all about the place, running a people's kitchen, climbing mountains, staking sunflowers, playing with sounds, dancing in lounge rooms, reading late into the night, sharing ideas and banter and following social, geographical and mental tangents.
Currently however, it is mostly engulfed in a thesis.
Personality wise I'm known to be quite cheerful, quite sarcastic, prone to all consuming fits of laughter at small absurdities, and to falling asleep on cue in buses, libraries and discotheques.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
I do enjoy jumping into people's lives and finding them suddenly in the middle of mine. Also, nobody should have to spend their cash on a place to kip just to find themselves stranded in the middle of a backpacker pub crawl.
doing things in an ad-hoc fashion,
construction and decay,
high intensity/unstable dancing,
hitching a ride,
recycling, unlikely contrasts, fusions etc.
Music, Movies, and Books
Musique: Gang of Four, Balinese Gamelan, Kraftwerk, Gil Scott Heron, The Clash, Synthwave, Fela Kuti, Bitches Brew, Safe as Milk, Cumbia, Nina Simone, Dirty Three, Laibach, Mulatu Astatke, PJ Harvey, Neu, Sun Ra, Moondog, Velvet Underground, Hammond Organs, De La Soul, Joy Division, Yo La Tengo, Charles Mingus, Ali Farka Toure and Rowland S Howard amongst others.
Books: Dada manifestos, Don DeLillo, Deleuze and Guattari, Gogol, Trout Fishing in America, Wole Soyinka, Herman Hesse, The Situationists, Fernando Pessoa, Alduous Huxley, Knud Hampsun, Kafka, Accidental Death of an Anarchist, Zygmunt Bauman, Mario Vargas LLosa.... I like books that make the banal poetic, and books that make you want to live more intensely.
Other Patron Saints from assorted fields include Erik Satie, Francis Alys, Antanas Mockus and Jacques Ranciere
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Finding 96 Golden Gaytimes in the bin.
Countries I’ve Lived In