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Overview

  • 74 References 59 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English
  • 73, Male
  • Member since 2004
  • flaneur, pédaleur, stroller and idler,
  • tertiary , continuing
  • From Tweed Heads South, New South Wales, Australia
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About Me


envisage pedalling most mornings into the township to read the newspapers in the sun.

If you want to stay watch this:

http://youtu.be/M3gOrnOP4wg

CURRENT MISSION

to Learn,
to IMPROVE MY PICNIC-OLOGY TALENTS
& fly monster kites,
& ride bicycles
& IMPROVE MY MASSAGE SKILLS

& feed beautiful Rainbow Lorikeets

ABOUT ME

I think I am intelligent, creative, a good communicator, well read and funny,with a well developed sense of humour to counter the absurdity of life.
I ADJUDICATED HIGH SCHOOL DEBATES AND WAS AN ENTHUSIASTIC MEMBER OF TOASTMASTERS INTERNATIONAL.[COMMUNICATION & PUBLIC SPEAKING ]
Walk or cycle every days (there are bikes and helmets for guests).

READ EVERYDAY HARD COPIES OF BROADSHEET NEWSPAPERS

[FIRST, ROUGH DRAFT OF HISTORY.]

AND MANY MORE ON NET

no tv for 15 years

But free wi-fi in rooms and yard.
NBN FASTEST SPEED

If u would like to visit, tell me why I should host you.

ONE OF MY HOBBIES IS "OP SHOP" SHOPPING.

DRESS UP A BIT for PICNICS AND MEALS.

CAN TIE BOW-TIES AND HAVE LARGE COLLECTION.

Employment

, present
SAFETY STRIPS
FACTOTUM MANQUE
CHAPLAIN Manqué

CHAMPAGNE AND POETRY COMPANY
IN HOUSE POET Manqué

barbecue consultant


Fluffer manque

DIAL a BUBBLY
TASTER Manqué

SYDNEY UNIVERSITY
STUDENT Manqué

SYDNEY STOCK EXCHANGE IN PITT ST
CHALKIE

Education
University of Sydney

PARRAMATTA EVENING COLLEGE
matriculation.

SCHOOLS ATTENDED
Tweed Heads, Thornleigh, NSW.
Manly Toowong, WYNNUM [QLD]
Woy Woy, Eastwood ENMORE NSW.

PHILOSOPHY

"You are only on this earth for a short time...so enjoy it!"
and have picnics

"Work like you don't need the money,
love like you have never been hurt,
and dance like no-one is watching.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

CS IS NOT JUST A FREE BED. IT SHOULD BE MORE. ABOUT MAKING FRIENDS FROM AROUND THE PLANET.
ABOUT UNDERSTANDING DIFFERENT CULTURES.AND FROM SUCH KNOWLEDGE & UNDERSTANDING MAYBE A BETTER LIVED LIFE.

A REQUEST
IF U WOULD LIKE TO VISIT TELL ME WHY I SHOULD HOST YOU & your attitude towards weed.

I do like guests who enjoy a few glasses of champagne to join me to celebrate life.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

During the last 15 years of hosting I have had many trevellers from all over the world.
YOU CAN READ THEIR COMMENTS IN MY GUEST BOOK

Interests

flaneur and pédaleur

other people.

feeding beautiful Rainbow Lorikeet parrots

PHOTOGRAPHY, keeping fit, volunteer worker, reading, chess, scrabble.

Learning stress reducing massage.

expanding consciousness.

gardening.

Toastmasters,

picnics.

Dining at the Y.

Music, Movies, and Books

Mostly classical music playing all day
ABC FM,
Radio National
classical spotify

Philip Adams.

Newspapers
[FIRST, ROUGH DRAFT OF HISTORY.]
-BROADSHEETS
- Australian
SYDNEY MORNING HERALD
[COLUMN 8 CONTRIBUTOR]
and local paper
NY Times e-edition subscriber

[I don't have TV]

Magazines
Atlantic Monthly,
Harpers,
New Scientist
Economist,
The NY Review of Books,

Favorite authors - Bill Bryson, J P Dunleavy, Bert Russell,
Arthur Koestler, Bert Benson,
and of course there is above all,
William McGonagall, Poet & Tragedian.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

[with a partner] Created a Champagne delivery business called

"Dial a Bubbly"

"THE SPARKLING ALTERNATIVE TO FLOWERS"

We had 'French Maids' delivering the chilled bottles, singing Happy Birthday, or whatever and then pouring it.
We were quite famous in Sydney for a couple of years.

NOW JUST STARTING "SAFETY STRIPS"
VIVID, BLUE FLASHING LED LIGHT STRIPS FOR BICYCLES.

ALSO INVENTED THE IMPORTANT NEW WORD "TREVEL"
SEE URBAN DICTIONARY
http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=trevel

Teach, Learn, Share

University educated

TUTOR
Cert IV Workplace Training & Assessment.

trained Adjudicator for High Schools Debates

Independent meeting chairperson skills.

previously

Director of Shelter NSW

Board member NSW Federation of Housing Associations

Trained in Meeting Procedure.

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, New Zealand

Old School Badges

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