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Jen Rankin

London, London, England

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Overview

  • 43 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning French, Italian, Japanese, Nepali
  • 33, Female
  • Member since 2008
  • Primary School Teacher
  • learning everyday
  • From Everywhere. Wherever I am is 'home'.
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About Me

(((CURRENTLY TRAVELLING)))
I cannot host as I am a nomad for a while...

CURRENT MISSION

to go with the flow...

ABOUT ME

I'm a positive thinker, full of energy and ideas to improve our world. I like a challenge and think nothing is impossible. Some say I think *too* much!!

Love talking, rather than e-mail. And love listening to learn. I respect everyone from all walks of life, and value people more than animals.

PHILOSOPHY

to think postively and be cheerful
to be nice, kind, caring, thoughtful and altruistic

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

surfed in Bulgaria April 2008
hosted in the UK
Italy Summer camp Aug 2012
organic farm in Greece April 2014
surfed in Spain Aug 2014
various CS meetups

Interests

reading, listening and learning languages
learning about different cultures from my own through cooking, music and theatre
children's education throughout the world, especially drawing, painting and book-making
forro, capoeira and yoga
running, walking, cycling and roller-blading
climbing in mountains, swimming, surfing and diving in sea

One Amazing Thing I've Done

walked 80km in four days with my 15kg backpack from Vigo, west coast of Spain to Viana do Costelo the west coast of Portugal on the Camino Santiago de Compostina (backwards, but towärds the wind!)

watched a cow being slaughtered, cleaned, cooked and eaten in India

Teach, Learn, Share

I like to teach English, yoga, beginners skating, how to make Nepali tea, banana bread, carrot cake, Italian 'friendly' pasta and delicious ice-cream.

I want to learn gymnastics, then to trapeze, hoola hoop and surf.

Countries I've Visited

Bulgaria, France, Italy, Laos, Spain, Thailand, Turkey

Countries I've Lived In

India, Japan, Nepal, United Kingdom

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