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Make the most of my year as a Permanent Resident in Australia.
I am French but in the past 11 years, I have spent 8 years in England. 2 years in Australia, 1 year and a half in France and I am back in Melbourne for a year. So I like to think I am multi-cultural :)
I enjoy being sociable and I am very active - Most of the time, I'd rather be out than home. I like finding people with the same sense of humour as me - or people who laugh at my stupid jokes!
When I travel, I like chatting to locals and discover their way of life, hence why I prefer to spend more time in a place rather than going through many places but not getting a feeling of it. That said, I do look like a tourist!
Make yourself happy because at the end of the day, you are the only person who is going to spend all your life with you. Follow your heart, follow opportunities in life, think of each encounter, good or bad, as a step forward and be grateful for what you have without dwelling on what you don't.
"The only real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes" Marcel Proust
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
- I go to CS meetings to meet awesome people around the world
- I have couchsurfed in New Zealand and heard many great stories.
- I have organised CS meetings such as Laser Tag in Melbourne (which is still going on, I'm really proud of this) and New Year's Eve in Melbourne and Sydney.
- I have just started hosting when I can and have had a great time with guests:
*June 2016: Marine and Guillaume, Andreas and Jane
-July 2016: Nigel and Steffi
- August 2016: Yasha.
I have received the best sign of gratitude on NYE when a Cser came to my NYE event and told me that thanks to me, connections have been made and that I have touched life of others even if it's in a small way. This has touched me deeply!
My new position as a science teacher.
Riding my bike everyday to work.
Playing Fifa on PS4 online against my cousin on the other side of the world.
Cooking my amazing Hello Fresh meals.
Playing Laser Tag and winning.
Getting fit with Les Mills fitness classes, zumba and boxing.
Playing Table Tennis.
And of course: Languages, travelling, walking, sports, anything with a challenge and new to me, etc etc. (I'm interested by a lot!)
- table tennis
- world cup
- tv series
- laser tag
Music, Movies, and Books
He's just not that into you, Moulin Rouge, Romeo and Juliet, Fingersmith, Love actually, Loving Annabelle, Imagine Me and You...
P!nk - saw her twice in concert, love her! Pop music for me please, does anyone know a good place to dance?
My 2015 New Year Resolution was to read more - I have therefore joined Audible - audio books, which I really love and I'm still going with it !!! Have listened to "Le vieux qui ne voulait pas feter son anniversaire", great books, and I like Marc Levy. Pride and Prejudice, A Year In The Merde, The Consolations of Philosophy.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Here are a few - and not forgetting going to Belize in June will probably be amazing !!!
Swimming with Whale Sharks in Western Australia, being given a piggyback ride down gorges in Karijini National Park, Sunrise at Uluru, Skydiving in Byron Bay! Gliding in France! Parasailing in NZ, laid on the glass floor in the CN tower of Toronto and had to be pulled up, I was that scared! The boat ride in Niagara Falls. Went to the London Olympic Games last year and loved the events! Went from England to France in a 4 place plane. Crazy drove a campervan in Tasmania (not that crazy!) and climbed at Cradle Mountain :) Rock climbed Gillen Mount in Alice Springs (we didnt find the path), cried but succeeded ! Sahara camel ride, Flying 30 hours across the world to go visit my friend in Central America for only 10 days! etc :D
Teach, Learn, Share
I can teach French :) and show you how to go round a city and use a map! :P i can share my love for Canterbury, England and my excitement at seeing Wallabis! I can't cook but Im happy to help and learn and clean ah ah - I'm getting better at cooking, bear with me
What I Can Share with Hosts
A moment, company :D Beers, conversation, sillyness, laid back, and if you want to go play a game, let me know, I am in !
Countries I’ve Visited
Australia, Belize, Canada, France, Germany, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Lebanon, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom
Countries I’ve Lived In
Australia, France, United Kingdom