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Overview

  • 117 References 56 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, German
  • 40, Male
  • Member since 2006
  • IT-Guru
  • Well educated ;)
  • From Düsseldorf
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About Me

Usually I am a rather quiet guy, who loves to have a good chat and good food, but I am still open to any good party going on. My references will give you a rough idea...

If you want to get into contact with me, you can use my mobile number: +49 176 40111371, but please keep in mind that I'm accepting couch requests only via CS-Message (I'd like to see at least the profile first before I agree to host someone)

I'm quite new here in Bavaria. So I won't be able to show you much around. But I'm happy to explore with you.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I used to organize meetings in Bremen where I lived before and in fact have brought the CS community there to life. I used to be a country amb for Germany for a while, but stopped that in 2011 because of time constraints.

At the moment I'm starting to get back to the CS community by hosting and surfing again.

Interests

Interested in anything interesting ;)

Some of my more special fields of interest are modern literature, modern art, playing backgammon, history, religion and making music (I love to sing and sometimes I play the saxophone), and of course eating and cooking delicious food. My kitchen is the place I spend most of my time in.

  • arts
  • literature
  • singing
  • modern art
  • dining
  • cooking
  • partying
  • music
  • jazz
  • surfing
  • history
  • religion

Music, Movies, and Books

Great Movies:
* All the stuff made by Kieslowsky, Lynch or Kubrick - they are true masters.
* Even some of the Wim Wenders films are enjoyable

Great Books:
* Haruki Murakami: Norwegian Wood
* Nick Hornby: How to be good
* Cornelia Funke: The Tintenherz-stories
* the comics made by Art Spiegelmann and Joe Sacco
* and all that stuff by Jonathan Franzen, Paul Auster, Douglas Coupland, Peter Stamm

Great Music:
* Minor Majority
* Radiohead
* The Notwist
* Charlie Parker
* and everything else which is really original

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Amazing stuff: The wide plains in Lapponia, participating in international workcamps,

Teach, Learn, Share

I guess I can teach some basics about playing backgammon, and also a (little) bit about saxophones and jazz improvisation.

Countries I’ve Visited

France, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Namibia, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Tunisia

Countries I’ve Lived In

Germany, United Kingdom

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