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Overview

  • 76 References 31 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Italian, Spanish
  • 38, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • Financial Controller
  • Degree Level in Accounting & Finance
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION
NEW cultures and new civilisations, to boldly go where.. oh wait, a little plagiarism there, but the principle is the same, love getting to know different perspectives and to grow my worldwide network of friendly souls :)

ABOUT ME

Well, I am a "true blood" Londoner (there are 7 of us) I have been to lots of countries on holiday and now quite experienced in Couchsurfing. I love to meet new people and to enjoy London through the eyes of a tourist, it's wonderful! I always have a joke and a laugh and willing to try new things, and even the same events can be a new experience with different people.

I think that we are all interconnected and have something to learn from each other... some of us need a few teachings to get the point :P I always find the positive in whatever the situation, there is always time for a joke and laugh no matter what, in fact, THE JOKE COMES FIRST :))))

I am quite empathic and believe that if you can help, you should, although I follow this imperfectly, the belief is sound. We are not meant to be alone so (queue MJ - You are not alone song) lets all just get along (or 'Get it On'... joke!)(see always times for a joke, inappropriate is my forte).

OK anything else, just meet me... although I tend to disappear visiting people like you that I have met over the years who have been kind enough to offer their hospitality and amazing personality.

PHILOSOPHY

Don't be good... BE GREAT!!
True strength... comes from WITHIN!!
The Power of Love CONQUERS ALL

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Well I occasionally host people from time to time and have met some really lovely people. I have hosted many times in spells of excitement, less so now, as I have made such nice friends. I like to help with advice too so we don't have lots of lost foreign puppies around London :)

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

It's been great so far, I've not had a bad experience, to date (May 15). I have made friends who have hosted me or surfed at my place, shared Christmas and New years, made new friends (upgraded from "just" CS friends), stayed in contact with them when they leave these shores and have started to visit now as well.

Interests

I love spiritual things like yoga (although it has been a long while since I went to a class) learning about all those kinds of things and philosophical discussions about any random things, love to learn about cultures and people in general and how we all interact. I tend to be less of a "do-er" but would certainly like to try these things out even if I am not necessarily a self-starter.

I enjoy shopping on Groupon (and many similar websites), so many cool things at the price they SHOULD ALREADY BE! Going out for coffee, Gelato, films ranging from romantic comedies, action, I love my sci fi (don't judge me), drama... well pretty much anything other than lame horrors.

I love going to out for coffee for a chat and exploring pockets of London. I know all the cheap deals as it can be expensive here. Some nice bars, going out to listen to live music, dancing the night away are things I enjoy but not all the time. A nice catch up in some cool pubs is good fun.

Support Newcastle United, so occasional football supporting in a pub with a girly cider is all good.

The main thing though, is it doesn't matter what you do or where you go just who you are with :))
(disclaimer: I still wanna go to some cool places)

Music, Movies, and Books

Films:
The Holiday
Lord of the Rings
Eat, Pray, Love
Back to the Future
Star Wars
Leon
White Chicks
Eddie Murphy Raw
Jungle Book (Disney)
The Incredibles

Books:
Many Lives, Many Masters (Brian Weiss)
Angels & Demons (Dan Brown)
The Power of Now (Eckhart Tolle)
HIS Dark Materials Trilogy (Phillip Pullman)
[Golden Compass]
Revolting Rhymes (Roald Dahl)
Odd Thomas (Dean Koontz)

Music:
Enjoying most things now, but I am not too good with names or anyone recent
Enjoy the classics from 90's love me some Aaliyah, with RnB my favourite beats to dance to. Enjoy Shakira and some rock tunes like at O'Neills

And some classical Einaudi to relax.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Been to a Brian Weiss workshop in London with a thousand people, having 4 group hypnosis sessions... AMAZING ENERGY!

Teach, Learn, Share

I want to learn and share cultures, I am interested in teaching English to foreigners and have started a course.

What I Can Share with Hosts

My London!! I want people to feel at home here and to get the most without worrying too much about money or travelling.

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Philippines, Russian Federation, Singapore, Spain, Turkey, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

United Kingdom

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