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My Overall Description
I am a sincere and honest person and I dislike liars and time-wasters.
I was raised in the country and my father was well off, but I choose to be independent and moved to the city when I was sixteen.
I love the simple things in life as well as the luxuries. I like walks on beaches, sunsets/rises, water/snowball/pillow fights. jumping in puddles and dancing in the rain. I like to be skyclad whenever I can as nature intended, and I love spontaneity and excitement.
I have experienced the finer things as well and I love opera, Theatre, museums (I worked in the British museum for 4 years) Art galleries,Concerts
Wild, free, playful and a bit risque, but grounded when I need to be, intelligent with sense of humour. Honest, will speak my mind freely, tell it as it is, and have manners (in most circumstances anyway) I feel that if someone makes the effort then they REALLY want to know more about the real me. I will return the gesture.
My political views:
Most politicians fight over who is right and who is wrong,when all they should be doing is concentrating on their job (whoever is in power) and making their country (world) a better place for everyone. So I don't really care much for any of them....... I could probably do a better job. Oh and I don't give a dam what they are doing in their private lives either, what on earth does it matter, if they ARE doing their job..... People are so sad when they are fascinated by other people's PRIVATE lives.
My spiritual beliefs:
ASK ME. It's wonderful and non restrictive.
My Life Goals:
To be the best human being I can be. what more can anyone be, or want to be? I would LOVE to do more volunteer work in South America. Contact me and find out more........ if you really want to that is :-) After that I plan to be as self sufficient as I possibly can, plant my own food and have some livestock, i want to travel and learn as many 'life skills' as possible
there's always good with the bad...
you gotta love your life the way it is...
remeber those who love you...
FORGIVE those who hurt you...
and never regret anything that made you smile
Minds are like parachutes , they only work when they are OPEN
Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that" -Martin Luther King, Jr
whatever you believe in, there's always someone who will disagree with you.....
LIFES A WITCH , AND THEN YOU FLY
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I will take anyone visiting london round and show them greenwich or central london areas that are off the beaten track and the history. like where the great fire of london started, oe where to stand east and west at the same time without having to pay for it. where to eat nice and cheaply.
I have met some lovely people socialising there is an event called focallocal and there are so many different kinds of fun things to do.
Anything spontaneous and unplanned is fun. I love to dance and express myself. To be able to be 'silly' sometimes and do things that adults 'forget' to do for fun. Dancing like nobody can see me, singing like nobody can hear, walks in woods, dancing in the rain/thunderstorms.......going on the swings and slides in the park after dark. looking up at the stars in wonderment. and horse riding, I love the freedom of galloping and feeling the wind on my skin and the trust between myself and that of a powerful beautiful beast oh and camping in the open round a very LARGE fire singing and telling stories with good friends. Oh and to the ladies out there, I like shopping for CORSET'S.... mmmmmmmmm makes you feel a goddess when you wear one......
My Favorite Places:
any neolithic sites,or ancient spiritual sites, historical buildings,museums/art galleries the countryside/forests,waterfalls, Wales, scotland and South America. favorite city:Paris.......its so cultural and chic oh and now venice... been twice to the carnival, its amazing, but the city itself is so lovely and unchanged by modern life..
- performing arts
- fine dining
- volunteer work
- track and field
Music, Movies, and Books
I love books, I have a very large library, but sadly I am dyslexic. I learn by listening and watching. I can read but it is hard work...... told you I was honest. This does not mean I am unintelligent, I have gained much knowledge from visiting museums, art galleries, natural places of interest, listening to recitals and operas (and feeling the emotions that come with it) and going out of my way to teach my children and to learn with them. and not just maths, English, history and science, but also the wonderments and mysteries of this world.
my favorite books are probably terry pratchetts discworld, the deth trilogy, the watch, and the rincewind series, i listen to audio books. but i also like agatha christie and also the modern antiqitARIAN AS IT IS AN EXCELLENT GUIDE BOOK TO ANCIENT SITES.
The celestine prophecy, the emerld forest, the green mile, and french kiss
Music, very ecletic, but i really enjoy live accoustic , i know many tallented musicians.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
My Greatest Accomplishment:
1)My children they are well educated and independent young women, who had the upbringing I did not, I used my failings in life to be a better parent/person and teach my children from my mistakes.So in the end good came from bad experience. I turned it all around for the better.
2) The volunteer work I have done.I am proud to have helped people less fortunate than myself In Pisco, Peru (PSF) and it taught me so many new values. I have also helped disadvantaged Inner London children (C.C.H.F), and done some work with endangered turtles in Greece.
3)Also against all odds being an individual, and teaching my daughters the same values and coming up against all kinds of prejudice, people are afraid of anyone who choose to be 'different' and become irrational and sometimes very dangerous and hurtful. 4)and finally educating myself, I left home virtually illiterate.... it was hard, but I did it, with determination , anyone can achieve anything.
Teach, Learn, Share
I love all different cultures but I would like to learn some new languages (basics) anyone welcome to join me and share thier experiences with me.
What I Can Share with Hosts
lots of stories about volunteer work in peru and greece..and our adventures in london and if they choose to come to london free guide around lots of little know places.. (cant host i am afraid ) can cook simple meal, but i am not a great cook.. but old english favorites like shepherds pie and toad in the hole are good ones for cultural exchange. can tell you about british history and folklaws.. i can show you how to make apple cider vinegar and i know a bit about herbal remedies..
Countries I’ve Visited
Belgium, Bolivia, England, France, Greece, Italy, Peru, Russian Federation, Scotland, Wales
Countries I’ve Lived In
Peru, Russian Federation, United Kingdom