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I'm a Swede who moved to the U.K. I live in Winchester in Hampshire. I try to find excitement where ever I go.
In my leisure time I rock climb, mountain bike, go to gigs and enjoy a good ale with friends down the pub.
I like a good book, and good food (even though I am a vegetarian :D) and consider coffee to be a necessity of life. :)
I take things as they are and as the come. I am a very changeable and flexible person so I don't like to have fixed fragments of personal philosophy, policies, ethics or viewpoints. I cherish tolerance highly though.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I just signed up to this project since a friend told me about it. I'm doing a quick trip across Europe to Sweden, then to some friends in Italy and finally to go rock climbing in France. I don't really know what to expect or what I can contribute with but I am excited to try and if it works well I will have a couch available.
Please help me understand this whole thing. I'm leaving soon on my first CS journey.
Music - most goes from Bjork, Bats for lashes, the Cure, Fever Ray, Violent Femmes, Dio, Maiden, White Stripes, At the Gates, The Dead Weather, Slayer, Philip Glass.
Rock climbing - This is a small passion of mine... I wish that I didn't have to work so that I could only travel and climb.
Skiing - Skiing is pure beauty. I tried ski-touring earlier this year and my god I loved it (I was pretty knackered coming down though).
Mountain biking - Sun, rain, mud, scenery, exhaustion what is not to like about this brilliant pasttime.
Ale - Sorry the rest of the world, there is only one country which understands how to mix hops, barley, malt and water... British Ales are the best :)
- pub crawls
- rock climbing
Music, Movies, and Books
Bjork, Bats for lashes, the Cure, Fever Ray, Violent Femmes, Dio, Maiden, White Stripes, At the Gates, The Dead Weather, Slayer, Philip Glass
All Tarantino movies... Hrafninn Flygur, Kundun, old Eastwood spaghetti movies.
Stray Dogs (by John N Gray, he is an amazing political philosopher), Heresis, Frankenstein, 1984, Animal Farm, The Prince.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
I've seen the sun shining bright at 12 o'clock at night, it's amazing.
I saw a lynx in my garden once.
Teach, Learn, Share
... I might be able to teach some beginner to do some rock climbing. Got spare harness and shoes if I dig around.
Countries I’ve Visited
Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In
Sweden, United Kingdom