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Recent graduate from Cambridge University, Christian, lover of films, history and old books. A keen outdoor swimmer.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
To meet new people and travel the world!
- wild swimming
- winter swimming
Music, Movies, and Books
Films: Lawrence of Arabia, 2001: A Space Odyssey, The Gospel According to Matthew, The Third Man, Touch of Evil, Come and See, Blade Runner (The Final Cut), Under the Skin, A Matter of Life and Death, The Red Shoes, Chinatown, In the Mood for Love, The Godfather Part II, Vertigo, Ran, The Lord of the Rings trilogy, etc. etc.
Music: a bit of everything! Largely classic rock, but also modern indie and psychedelic rock, jazz, classical, soul, and funk. Favourite bands/artists include Led Zeppelin, Tame Impala, Rush, The Allman Brothers Band, Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, The Beatles, and many others. I think 'Pet Sounds' is a masterpiece. I'm also a big fan of English composers such as Vaughan Williams, Elgar and Walton, though I also love Beethoven.
Books: Dostoevsky, Thomas Hardy, Dickens, the Sherlock Holmes stories, the Lord of the Rings, the plays of Shakespeare, Catch-22, the poetry of William Blake, etc.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Swam in several freezing-cold lakes in Snowdonia, Wales
Countries I’ve Visited
Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Indonesia, Italy, Montserrat, New Zealand, Russian Federation, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In