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ben hjorth

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Overview

  • 60 Positive References1 Neutral
  • Fluent in English, French; learning German, Turkish
  • 30, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • researcher / student / theatremaker
  • ye olde school o' life
  • From melbourne, victoria, australia
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

choosing to accept it

ABOUT ME

based between berlin and melbourne while I work on a PhD in philosophy. still travelling from time to time, and hosting when possible, though it really depends on my housemates and where in the world I happen to be.

PHILOSOPHY

more things in heaven and earth...

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

have travelled and been hosted all over the middle east and europe. hosting when possible, and always happy to meet interesting humans passing through.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

plenty.

Interests

artstuff. people. bicycles. ciğ köfte. human rights. radiohead. beer. braces. queerness. middle-east sweet baked goods. radical political thought and action. learning tidbits of new languages. theatre/performance. tobacco. sunshine. deleuze and his critical theory chums. whisky. kurdish music. well-meaning stupidity. falafel. etcetera. (particular fondness for etcetera.)

Music, Movies & Books

film/tv: coen brothers, andrea arnold, charlie kauffman, andrei tarkovsky, ken loach, six feet under, the sopranos, anything tilda swinton touches turns to cinematic gold...

music: gillian welch, opera, radiohead, tom waits, the great nina simone, bobby d, nick cave...

books: artaud, ginsberg, woolf, calvino, deleuze, shakespeare...

One Amazing Thing I've Done

consistently managed to avoid becoming a statistic in the Australian road toll.

Teach, Learn, Share

i can teach you how to make a syrian eggplant dip which will always impress in the kitchen with relatively minimal effort.

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