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Grew up with arctic genes in Uppsala, Sweden, but later on moving down to Lund/Malmö to study. Moved to Budapest in 2011 tyo do a postdoc. Since feb 2015, I live in Florence, doing another postdoc. No idea where to go to after that, but I just love the idea to travel around various cities/unis and work.
Spent a year in Wollongong, Australia, in 88-89 and did some complementary backpacking around the area in 1992 and 1995. Went back to Malaysia in 2008 - saya cinta negara itu! Finished my PhD in september 2010, also running a small consulting company on sustainability and programming since 1999.
Have some other projects in the pipeline - one concerned with the ethnography of turtles, backpackers and contrasting views on nature. Just a poor excuse to get back to pulau Tioman, i know...
Lived 5 years in Budapest - hosted plenty of fun people! Not sure if I can host in the future but lets see.
Spare time: hanging out with friends, crocheting, sitting at cafes, working, sketching on projects, etc.
Before doing anything, ask yourself: Do i truly want to do this? Or do I want to do this because I want to be a person who would enjoy things like this? If the latter, then reconsider.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
Hosted a bit. Only couched once (at a former-cs-guest-turned-friend!).
Crocheting, music/jamming, squash, traveling, languages, woodwork, handicrafts, digital circuit design, programming etc.
- fast food
Music, Movies, and Books
Movies: Moon, Cargo, Last Night, Bom yeoreum gaeul gyeoul geurigo bom, Vacas, etc
Music: Zero 7, Cinematic orchestra, Elbow, Kashmir, Talking heads, Art of noise, Tindersticks, Band of Joy etc
Book: "The water-method man" (John Irving) - got it from an english backpacker in Berastagi, Sumatra, and that book changed my life!
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Teach, Learn, Share
Yay, this was a fun heading! Soldering, arcade game maintenance, (formal) social network analysis, non-monetary measures on ecological resource consumption, peak-oil issues, php/mysql programming, Ecological Footprint methodology, bahasa basics, crocheting, world system analysis etc
Countries I’ve Visited
Albania, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Macedonia, Malaysia, Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In
Australia, Hungary, Italy, Sweden