Michael Henning

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

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  • Semi retired property developer and part time cosmologist
  • Bsc Degree Cape Town University 1977
  • From Cape Town
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About Me


To reconcile religion and science while playing at the beach


I'm adventurous, creative, passionate, sensual, an active listener I like to think I have integrity, An equal sensor and judger, I make choices both with my heart and with my mind,
I spend a fair part of my time alone and often like it that way. I easily embrace change and novelty.
I am striving to become fully conscious ,to know and accept myself completely.
I'm successful at what I do , without being hung up on material things, I still enjoy a good quality of life.

I enjoy most of the usual things- books, movies, theater , the beach, dining out,hiking, challenging conversation,travel, toasted marshmallows, Monty Python. And good coffee
I'm peaceful and happy with the way my life is turning out.
I'm kind , funny and caring.I'm fairly private, and can be withdrawn and distracted at times when working. At others I'm attentive and aware. I have fairly clearly defined personal boundaries and I will protect these while at the same time making sure that your boundaries are protected and your personal rights are not infringed .Im a semi retired property developer..I retired when I was about 42 and I work from time to time if it interests me.In between times I research , study and play on the beach.Ive been single for 20 years ..I have two grown up children


Lifes a bitch then you die ( hahaha).. my personal philosophy is that what we call reality is a just a dream and an illusion albeit a very persistent one ( I stole this from Albert Einstein)

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I have a place at the beach in a good locality in Cape Town, I like meeting new people and showing them my country ..Im a fairly good amateur tour guide with a lot of knowledge about South Africa and Cape Town that I like sharing..

Because Ive someimes a lot of free time Im also happy to just give you advice or confirm youre getting a good deal if youre coming here.I can vet your travel plans and make suggestions about prices, times, places.... I can send you pictures of this area as Im a good photographer

I love meeting new people one on one or in small numbers ..Im a bit introverted. If you want to meet have a coffee ,lunch .. need a driver and want to go out for the day and take photographs .Im your person.
I live alone( and work mostly alone) and have done for many years so I enjoy the people contact ,the company and the energy of new people.

Ive been on private tours with at least three internet friends who were visiting RSA and we traveled all over the country when this coincided with my own holidays.
.Two trips around the Western Cape and one long trip down the entire eastern seaboard of SA from Mozambique to Cape Town.

I've couch-surfed myself on a backpacking trip to Europe


So far I had a grand time with the people staying. Im on Facebook Michael Henning ,if you can find me send a friend request .I have a albums of pictures taken around here and in RSA you can look at https://www.facebook.com/jamtoday


Coffee , books , cosmology ,spiritual philosophy , human and sexual relationships , sailing , old buildings , renovating , women ( LOL) , humour and comedy ,the beach ,playing frisbee , hiking, consciousness, film, photography, social networking, the internet, dining out,walking , ( thats enough I think)

Music, Movies, and Books


One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I won a yacht race from Cape Town To Rio across the Atlantic.... the most amazing experience was to be part of the election when SA became a fully democratic country

Teach, Learn, Share

about.. sailing,Scuba diving ( I once owned a dive school)
human relationships , addiction or co dependency issues
building and construction project management
property development and investing
South Africa,Cape Town,Western Cape
the human mind , spiritual stuff , life and time management
Masculinity issues..Im a member of Mankind Project of SA.
Frisbee and beach bats

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Brazil, Comoros, France, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Mauritius, Namibia, Portugal, Réunion, Seychelles, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Vatican City State

Countries I’ve Lived In

South Africa

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