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  • 5 references 4 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French
  • 31, Male
  • Member since 2013
  • PhD researcher / Traveller at large
  • Currently doing PhD in social anthropology
  • From Brighton, England, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me


I like to pursue different interests all the time, so I get on well with people with passions and the curiosity to explore them. I like not taking things too seriously.


Live and let live, maybe...


Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Used to host more - and now trying to surf some - also done a fair bit of hitchhiking round Europe and sleeping on pretty awkward surfaces - or lack thereof.


Nature, films, writing, hitchhiking, anthropology!

  • writing
  • books
  • film making
  • movies
  • mountaineering
  • hitchhiking

Music, Movies, and Books

Films: City of God, The Royal Tenenbaums, Into the Wild, Harold and Maude, Casablanca, Holy Motors, Toni Erdmann, A Clockwork Orange, Eternal Sunshine, Vertigo, The New World, George Washington, Happy as Lazarro, Captain Fantastic, Lost in Translation, The Master, Magnolia... too many!

Music: TV on the Radio, Fiona Apple, Joanna Newsom, Phoebe Bridgers, Yama Warashi, Big Thief, Rainbow Kitten Surprise, Lord Huron, Chance the Rapper, Sufjan Stevens, Bruce Springsteen, Joan Armatrading...

Books: anything by Ram Dass, David Foster Wallace, Charles Eisenstein, Michael Chabon, Jack London, Jon Ronson, Tolstoy, Huxley... The Ascent of Humanity, Brave New World, Infinite Jest, Master and Margherita, A Confederacy of Dunces, Crime and Punishment, Ishmael.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Hiked up Mount Fuji in Japan in torrential rain and minus something degrees Celsius. Amazing thing seen: at the top of the mountain, the only other English guy there wearing shorts.
Or hitchhiking in the desert in northern Australia, that was warm...

Countries I’ve Visited

Albania, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Ecuador, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Mexico, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

England, Scotland

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