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  • 23 references 15 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Afrikaans, English, French; learning Russian
  • 68, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • I am a writer
  • I can read and write and eat with a knife and fork - or w...
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About Me


Earn, Learn and Give as much as I can


I am a writer and a traveller.


Find something you like doing so much that you would do it for free. Then learn to do it so well that someone pays you to do it.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I am happy to meet and host almost anyone. Not sure what else I can do. No doubt someone will tell me.


I have been a CS member for a few years now, however I have opened my home to travelers for the past 20 years or more. I have also traveled to quite a few countries countries and enjoyed the hospitality of many exciting and interesting people.


Writing, Art, Travel, Music, Cooking, Reading, drinking single malt whisky.

  • writing
  • cooking
  • drinking
  • reading
  • traveling
  • music
  • scuba diving

Music, Movies, and Books

Jazz, Classical - all periods, Latino - all styles, Rock

Black and white movies.

Historical novels. Anything that is well written

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

learnt another language. well, thats amazing to me.

Teach, Learn, Share

I am willing to learn from anyone. I dont know if I can teach anyone anything. talk to me, lets find out?

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What I Can Share with Hosts

My priority is to listen to my hosts. They will decide if there is anything they would like me to share then I am happy to share.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Botswana, Canada, China, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Hungary, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Maldives, Moldova, Monaco, Mozambique, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Scotland, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State, Zimbabwe

Countries I’ve Lived In

Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg, South Africa, Uganda

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