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I'm a fun and friendly Canadian Portu-gal living in London. Witty entertainment guaranteed.
Two eyes, two ears, a heartbeat, outgoing personality, open smile... and glasses.
The purpose of my life is to inspire myself and others to laugh, think and grow, creating a life of joy and fulfilment. (Or so I hope.)
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
Thoroughly enjoying exploring the city with locals and introducing travellers to my city, wherever that may be at the time.
I've hosted friends of friends when we had a spare room in London. I've met fellow travellers and shared a night out on the town together but have yet to stay with anyone I haven't yet met first.
Reading, writing, travelling, making real connections with wonderful people, open-minded discussions, dancing, eating well, drinking all things tasty, day dreaming and occasionally napping.
Music, Movies, and Books
This list is far to long. I enjoy anything that moves me, inspires me, entertains me, scares me a little and tickles my funny bone.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Walked with lions.
Went fishing for and ate piranha. (Poetic justice, no?)
Bungee jumped over Victoria Falls.
Ridden an elephant and camel.
Paraglided, bridge jumped and canyoning-ed? in Venezuela.
Swam with dolphins, sharks, turtles and little fishies.
Scuba dived for the first time with sharks in Sydney.
Jumped out of a plane over the Namibian desert.
Hiked Machu Pichu.
Sailed the perfect storm.
Roasted marshmallows in a Guatemalan volcano.
Seen Iguazu, Victoria, Angel and Niagara Falls.
Performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
Volunteered at Crisis for Christmas in London.
Ice-climbed a patagonian glacier.
Dived in Malaysian and Indonesian waters.
Black water rafted the Glow Worm Caves of Waitomo, NZ.
Trekked through the orang-utan inhabited Sumatran jungle.
Brought warmth and joy to the lives of many.
Teach, Learn, Share
I'd like to learn how not to mysteriously delete my brilliant responses before saving them. Far too much to retype now. I'm happy to share my tales of world travel and laughter.
I've worked in film and television, theatre in education, and performance all over the place. Otherwise, I'm living, laughing, loving, learning, exploring, and inviting others to smile.
Countries I’ve Visited
Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Honduras, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Monaco, Morocco, Namibia, Netherlands Antilles, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State, Venezuela, Virgin Islands, British, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Countries I’ve Lived In
Canada, United Kingdom