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Callum Van de Mortel

Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

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Overview

  • 1 Positive References
  • Fluent in English
  • 23, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • IN THE MIDDLE
  • No education listed
  • From Newcastle, Australia
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To feed the infection within me. I want to know everything about this beautiful earth.

ABOUT ME

I've always admired the intricacy of life and felt obligated to gravitate to every inch of beauty and joy in the world around me.

Next year I will be settling down to study Journalism, the course which I've always wanted to be in. In the meantime, I want to gather every shard of experience and understand every possible facet of the space outside my own.

I have travelled through Europe before, but one can only skim the surface when on time restraints. I have family in the Netherlands and close friends in the UK.

Above all, I have a particular interest in the German way of life and German culture. Modern Germany intrigues me and I'd love to completely immerse myself in it.

There's is very little dissatisfaction in my life, despite living in a town which I feel little to no personal connection with. Family and those close to me are paramount. I want all that I can get from life, though. That's why I'm going to keep pushing upwards.

Interests

I draw beauty from the little things in life. I drink a double shot espresso with one sugar. I think fresh air is a better hit than nicotine. I get shivers down my spine when that one song crescendos. A conversation, in which I learn something is more valuable than gold. I'll turn down a night out to create an artwork. Reading the news in the morning is more important than checking social networks. I can have a deeper conversation with my mother than I can with anyone else. Expression is paramount, otherwise experiences and thoughts simply become memories.

Music, Movies & Books

Film is one of the things I love most. My favourite directors include; Wes Anderson, Sofia Coppola, Jim Jarmusch, Martin Scorsese, Stanley Kubrick, Quentin Tarantino, Spike Jonze, the Cohen Brothers and Terry Gilliam.

Off the top of my head, my favourite music includes; Sonic Youth, Jesus & Mary Chain, Autechre, Mew, The Kills, Devendra Banhart, My Bloody Valentine, Dinosaur Jr, The Brian Jonestown Massacre, Patti Smith, Bonobo and Deerhunter.

Countries I've Visited

Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Turkey, United Kingdom

Countries I've Lived In

Australia, South Korea

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