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Overview

  • 8 references 8 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning French, German, Polish, Swedish
  • 47, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Self Employed in IT, and part time student of Transport
  • Masters Degree
  • From No one place; all over the UK
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Impossible.

ABOUT ME

I like variety, and to do things/go places that are a bit unusual or unexpected.

I run my own business as an I.T. consultant, developing software for events and exhibitions. I love all things to do with travel and languages - I like to pick up a least a few words of the local lingo wherever I go.

I like to sing - I'm in a choir, and have done various Musical Theatre productions (West Side Story was the last one - great fun).

I'm very easy-going, sociable, like a good chat. I'm not particularly into clubbing and other noisy drunken nightlife - would rather have a beer in a friendly pub or at home and have a good conversation. I don't smoke. - if you're coming to stay at mine then no smoking inside please! :)

PHILOSOPHY

Live and let live

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I've hosted and surfed... spread the love!

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Most of my couchsurfing was when I cycled from London to Warsaw - met LOADS of amazing, friendly and extremely generous people who will forever be in my debt.

Interests

Musical Theatre, Politics, Languages, Travel, Transport. I like good conversation and good food!

  • singing
  • dining
  • beer
  • running
  • nightlife
  • clubbing
  • pub crawls
  • politics
  • traveling
  • business
  • languages
  • software

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Cycled from London to Warsaw solo.
Taken the train from London to Hong Kong, through Siberia and Mongolia.

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Botswana, Cambodia, Canada, China, Egypt, Mauritius, Mongolia, Myanmar, Russian Federation, Viet Nam, Zimbabwe

Countries I’ve Lived In

Poland, United Kingdom

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