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Overview

  • 1 Reference 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English
  • 36, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • Journalist, musician, dj
  • BA
  • From Sydney, Australia
  • Profile 80% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

to have a blast travelling through the USA with my best friend

ABOUT ME

I am a fun loving, easy going Australian girl who is spending all of May '09 in the USA. I love music, arts and culture, literature, going out dancing & drinking, 80's nostalgia, asian food, good wine and good company. I am passionate, excitable, and really thrilled to be going to the USA for the first time.

PHILOSOPHY

There's nothing that can't be fixed by good music and a glass of gin.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I've just joined the community, and am thinking about writing about my couch experiences for some magazines in Australia to promote the site. I'll also be offering up my couch in beautiful Sydney when I get back to Australia.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

At this stage none...

Interests

Watching live music, going out dancing, making new friends, having a laugh...

  • arts
  • culture
  • writing
  • literature
  • dancing
  • dining
  • wine
  • drinking
  • traveling
  • music
  • live music

Music, Movies, and Books

Music loves: The National, Broken Social Scene, Vampire Weekend, TV On The Radio, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Cat Power, Feist, Ryan Adams, Bill Callahan, Vivian Girls, Neil Young, David Bowie, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, My Bloody Valentine, Pavement, PJ Harvey, Patti Smith, Bjork - I could go on and on...

In books I love F. Scott Fitzgerald, Charles Bukowski, Lawrence Durrell, Jonathan Franzen, Joan Didion, Anais Nin and Michael Ondaatje. I also love modern poetry (my degree is in English Literature)

Movies: Sex, Lies & Videotape, anything by John Hughes.

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