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Overview

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  • Fluent in English, Hindi; learning French
  • 23, Female
  • Member since 2015
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  • BA (Liberal Arts) in Anthropology, International Relation...
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About Me

I love a good conversation, a hot beverage and pastries (preferably a combination of all three at once). People are endlessly fascinating to me, and I enjoy watching them just be. I am a lover of the uncool, and no, that's not code for hipster because I love things which may never be cool. Books are very important objects in my life. I reject the notion that there's a "right" way to do something because I think that the reason why some people never try anything is a fear of "doing it wrong", and that's really sad.

I'm on a mission to constantly, yet tentatively tease and test the limits of my comfort zone. A line from a poem by Brenda Hillman has stayed with me since I first read it:

"You should make yourself uncomfortable
If not you, who?"

Interests

Reading
Writing
Food
Stimulating Conversations
Travelling
Sunshine
The outdoors
Live acoustic music

  • writing
  • books
  • dining
  • reading
  • traveling
  • coding
  • music
  • outdoor activities

Music, Movies, and Books

Books: This summer I fell in love with Ray Bradbury's "Dandelion Wine" and I also immensely enjoyed Neal Stephenson's "Quicksilver" (#1 from the Baroque Cycle).

you could look me up on Goodreads for more about books I like/dislike: https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/20158985-francesca

Music: The Beatles, and there are lots more random musicians/singers/bands I listen to occasionally, but I don't actively collect music. I do enjoy listening to it a whole lot though. Preferably easy listening stuff, with a nice acoustic guitar or piano solo interspersed with cliched easy-to-sing-along-to lyrics.

Movies: anything that has well-rounded characters and a half-decent plot.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Shaved my head.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Food, insights on India, my time.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Netherlands, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Singapore

Countries I’ve Lived In

India, Netherlands

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