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Kate Sudweeks

Oxford, Oxfordshire

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Overview

  • 13 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning French, German
  • 29, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • Right now... trying to write a novel...
  • English lit degree, PGCE
  • From Manchester
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To appreciate the small things, try and do some good, and keep learning from others!

ABOUT ME

Happy, easy-going, like to think I'm open-minded and easy to chat to :)

PHILOSOPHY

Someone special used to say 'the beauty of a smile will save the world' - I think I agree

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

When I'm settled somewhere I love to have people to stay, share stories, and show them around... when I'm travelling to a city I love to find people to stay with and see the place through their eyes..

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

My second couchsurfing experience - stayed with a lovely Austrian guy in Linz. Supposed to be for one night but we stayed three days, he took us to a festival in the mountains and stayed on a ranch riding horses bareback :). After that I was sold...It's just great to share, stories or your own area, skills, music - all of it! One of my great friends is in his 60s, and we met through CS 5 years ago when I stayed with his family in Delhi. It's meeting people you definitely wouldn't staying in a hostel :)

Interests

Meeting people, all people... road trips, festival-time, DANCING, singing... writing, playing guitar, teaching, long cycle rides alone :), walking in remote places - and the list always grows :)

Music, Movies & Books

Movies - as an example, big fish. something that tells a good story, doesn't take itself too seriously, and leaves you thinking about things a little bit differently

Music - Makes the world go round :) Only very few types of music I don't like

Books - at the moment, finding buddhist books v interesting and insightful!

One Amazing Thing I've Done

had the privilege of staying in a sri lankan forest monastery, learning how much can be gained from being still

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you basic guitar and piano... how to cook Sri Lankan curries...how to travel on a very small budget... meditation and yoga... how to make the best of a bad situation. I'd like to learn... everything :) How to sail, how to get better on the guitar, to name a couple

Countries I've Visited

Argentina, Australia, Austria, Brazil, Cambodia, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Italy, Malaysia, Nepal, New Zealand, Paraguay, Samoa, Serbia, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Thailand, Uruguay

Countries I've Lived In

China, New Zealand, United Kingdom

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