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Overview

  • 3 References
  • Fluent in English; learning French, Māori
  • 57, Other
  • Member since 2007
  • Caring for the planet and working towards sustainability.
  • In various ways!!
  • From Golden Bay, New Zealand (ex UK)
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

We're on a round the wordl trip. Wwoofing, working and having fun amongst people from all walks of life and cultures.

ABOUT ME

We are a family of three, a mother and two young adults, On a final journey together before we go our three seperate ways. The family home is a 1 acre hillside property in beautiful Golden Bay. We have been establishing an orchard amongst the gorse over the last three years. Our interests are permaculture, horse riding, swimming, trekking, being creative, music, fishing, raising chickens, various sports and much more.....!

PHILOSOPHY

SHINE!!!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

We will happily be part of the cultural exchange that the couch surfing experince generates. Initially as we'll be needing places to stay on our trip around the world between march 07 and march 08 and then in the future when we return home as our couch will be available.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

We've had emailing contact with several lovely sounding people in Australia in April but circumstances and time restraints meant we did'nt stay with any of them,so we're still CS Virgins! We're travelling in Europe soon and looking to change that.So give us a go,we're lots of fun!

Interests

Singing, dancing ,going to concerts and festivals,(especially World Music),horse-riding,sailing, swimming,playing football,fishing,bird-watching, growing and preserving food, eating fruit, permaculture,re-cycling,re-newable energy,human rights and relationships,community projects,cultural exchanges and knowledge of old ways,shamanism,healing (individual and planetary),using herbs,sharing our musicality................

  • chickens
  • singing
  • concerts
  • festivals
  • dancing
  • human rights
  • dining
  • traveling
  • music
  • world music
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • surfing
  • sailing
  • sports
  • soccer
  • swimming

Music, Movies, and Books

I like World Music,gospel ,soul,blues ,jazz, ska,indie- rock, some trance and new-age shit.Whatever takes my fancy!Film Festival material,esp.French films,anything real.I'm very active and hardly ever read but enjoy books ,especially novels that explore human-ness.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Experiencing myself growing in love as I parent my children.

Teach, Learn, Share

Many things.......

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