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I am eternally curious and open-minded about new cultures and experiences and when I'm not busy studying the life cycle of a fly, I like drawing and D.I.Y-ing the shit of of everything. A good conversation makes me feel warm and fuzzy on the inside and I always have paper and a pen on hand.I love meeting people, especially when the circumstances are unexpected. Good friends and good food are a match made in heaven.
Laugh at yourself.
Read more books.
Do what you love.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I'm currently working and travelling across America until April so my couch isn't available for now. I am however very much open to meeting people because that in itself is an adventure.
This is my first venture into the realm of Couchsurfing so I've got me fingers crossed.
I like cooking,making art,wandering around,vintage hunting, reading books, watching films,laughing my bum off to Monty Python, making mix CDs and humbly forcing them unto the palms of unsuspecting friends and acquaintances,going to gigs ,being with friends and family,drinking Guinness and tea(not simultaneously) taking naps, dancing in the rain, urban legends,folklore,mermaids,old coats, printmaking,the sound of the cello and soup.
I draw alot and i draw on everything.I feed of any form of inspiration and I'm eternally on the lookout for the next source of wonderment.
Music, Movies, and Books
Here i will attempt to charm people with my pseudo-intellectual, self-proclaimed well-curated list of movies, music and books.
Ghost World, American History X, Snatch, Reservoir Dogs, In Bruges, Half Nelson, Requiem for a Dream, Trainspotting,Gridlock'd,The Science of Sleep, What Dreams May Come,Persepolis, The Legend Of 1900,The Royal Tenenbaums,The Brothers Bloom, Brick,Dogma,Death In Love,Little Children,Everything is Illuminated.
I just recently watched Stuart: A life backwards and spent three days revisiting scenes from the film. I would highly recommend it to anyone who loves wry humor and achingly honest, sometimes tragic storytelling.
Tori Amos,DeVotchka,Beirut,Papercuts,Elliot Smith,Zola Jesus,Arcade Fire, Cat Power,Beach House,The Smiths, The Cure, The Black Keys The Monks, The Cramps, The National, The Creatures,The Stranglers, The Brian Jonestown Massacre and a hefty bunch of other bands beginning with 'The',Tom Waits, Jeff Buckley,Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Bon Iver, Bonny Prince Billy, Alt-J, Yeasayer, Nikolas Jaar, Fleet Foxes, Warpaint,White Denim, Grizzly Bear,Broken Social Scene,School of Seven Bells,Larkin Grimm,Little Joy.
The Adrian Mole series by Sue Townsend
Harry Potter by JK Rowling
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
On the Road by Jack Kerouac
Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain
Choke by Chuck Palahniuk
Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt
American Psycho by Brett Easton Ellis
Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami
The Daydreamer by Ian McEwan
Anything by Roald Dahl
Other peoples' discarded grocery lists
Nutrition information on the back of condiment jars
Top Gear magazine
Slogans on t-shirts.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
The best way to experience anything unfamiliar is to completely immerse yourself in it. So leaving my home country in Malaysia to spend four months working and travelling across America.
Teach, Learn, Share
I can teach you how to whip up a pretty good curry.
Countries I’ve Visited
Argentina, Australia, Austria, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In
Malaysia, United Arab Emirates, United States