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  • 13 References 7 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Polish; learning English, French, German, Italian
  • 26, Other
  • Member since 2012
  • I read, much of the night, and go south in winter.
  • In the spirit of Victorian Era - I was taught mainly book...
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

to self-educate, hitchhike, grow long, pretty hair and cut it all

ABOUT ME

I get overexcited easily. I enjoy walking fast, swimming in deep water, catching eye of strangers and smiling at them, buying books and reading them a few months later, mountains, retro fashion, photos of nebulas, tornadoes, aurora borealis and owls, listening to people speaking in foreign languages (also in ones I don't know), eating fish, drinking wine, coffee, dark beer. My enthusiasm for life and people doesn't mean I can't be critical.
Also, I'm not afraid of pep talks, nonsense disputes and silences. I eat and dance a bit too passionately so sometimes it doesn't look good. I hate staying all day in a room when there's sun outside. I never get bored.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

You know, people, places, moments. Sharing is important!

Interests

Anything, from physics to baroque ornaments. I'm a mess of disconnected, often false data but you can always help me put some elements of the jigsaw puzzle together and I'm sure we'll both have fun doing this.

I read loads of things from different epochs but I specialize mostly in 20th century literature. I can talk about books with you for hours.

Also: I've been addicted to reading patient information leaflets from the age of 4 and I think that my pharmaceutical knowledge isn't bad by now.

Also: History of art, problems of heritage, observing connections between first language and cultural identity.

Also: Flower arranging.

Also: mountains and nature.

  • fish
  • arts
  • culture
  • books
  • literature
  • fashion
  • dancing
  • dining
  • cooking
  • wine
  • coffee
  • walking
  • drinking
  • flowers
  • reading
  • painting
  • skiing
  • sports
  • gymnastics
  • tennis
  • swimming
  • history
  • languages
  • physics
  • mountains
  • modern architecture
  • humanitarian work

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: mostly different variations of jazz, excluding smooth jazz.

also electronic: from ambient, through trip-hop and nu-jazz to breakcore.

also new wave and punk. 70s till 90s with its prog rock and hard rock although I don't listen that much of it now - it's more sentimental, I used to treat this music as a religion in my early teens.

also folk-inspired music from different parts of the world, especially Breton, Finnish, Polish, Irish, Balkan, Latin American, Hungarian.

also oldschool dance music: tango and swing music makes me want to move.

also classical when I'm in the mood.

also many others.
A book I fell in love with lately and cannot stop loving - "The Brothers Karamazov" by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, a movie - "Once upon a time in Anatolia"

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I'll tell you about it.

Countries I’ve Visited

Belgium, Canada, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Morocco, Norway, Portugal, Russian Federation, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

France, Poland

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