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Overview

  • 22 references 21 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French; learning German, Hebrew (modern), Russian, Spanish
  • 95, Female
  • Member since 2010
  • Poet and Lecturer
  • Academic
  • From London
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Meet people and get to know other cultures

ABOUT ME

I'm a poet and lecturer teaching Creative Writing at Sheffield University with undergraduates and mature students. I also teach for the Workers Educational Association and I do workshops in schools.
I sing in a choir and love walking in the countryside.
I love classical music and the theatre.
I'm also a member of Servas.

PHILOSOPHY

Getting on with other people, listening to them, realising that all people have likes and dislikes, some of which you can be enthusiastic about, but always sympathetic.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I see travelling and hosting travellers from other countries as a wonderful way of bringing people together and helping international understanding.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I've stayed with Servas hosts in France, Belgium, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, the USA and South Africa.
I have hosted Servas travellers from France, Germany, Spain, Norway, USA, India and Hungary.

Interests

See above under all about you.

  • writing
  • poetry
  • singing
  • walking
  • traveling
  • socializing
  • music
  • classical music
  • languages

Music, Movies, and Books

Classical music.
Novels, poetry, history, biography

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Given birth to two children

Teach, Learn, Share

I would be very happy to help people write poetry and fiction.
I'd love to improve the languages I'm less good at like Russian and Hebrew, Spanish and German.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Canada, China, France, Iceland, Israel, South Africa, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

United Kingdom

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