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Overview

  • 6 References 4 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French; learning Cree, Spanish
  • 31, Female
  • Member since 2010
  • Woodworker
  • Studied Community Economic Development before a career 18...
  • From Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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About Me

Curious about everything and everyone, I'm interested in sharing life stories and skills. I'm a woodworker, former youth worker, and I write fiction and poetry for fun.

I love nature adventures, though they can be forgotten in a big city with so much to do. I know of some great scenic spots that are busing or biking distance from downtown and I'm a big believer in soaking in the sights close to home and not taking them for granted. These are things I'd be happy to introduce to others as a host.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I've had some amazing experiences while traveling or meeting travelers, in cafes, through friends, where I've been offered a place to stay or offered up my place. A former couchsurfer once became my roommate.

I don't have a lot of experience through the website, living in Montreal has meant that my couch is often occupied with friends of friends and when I travel in Canada, I usually have a connection here and there. I'm interested in seeing what connections can happen through the site too.

Interests

Writing, reading, zines, making stuff, community gardens, camping, hiking, dancing

Écrire, lire, "zine"s, théâtre dans la rue, jardins communautaires, faire du camping, randonnees, danser

  • writing
  • dancing
  • cooking
  • reading
  • woodworking
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • camping
  • snowshoeing
  • ice skating
  • arts and crafts

Music, Movies, and Books

I love live music and I'm not too picky with genre, more with quality. There are so many amazing venues and shows in Montreal that I could introduce to couchsurfers and I love seeing shows in other places and getting to know a place through its music and the people who come out to listen. Folk punk has a dear and nostalgic place in my heart.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Saw the volcano erupting in Iceland.

Teach, Learn, Share

J'aimerai faire des echanges de langue aussi.
Me gustaria hacer intercambios de lenguas tambien.
Wachiya.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Helping to cook meals and contributing food.
Maybe I could repair that old broken cabinet door of yours or help you to install some bookshelves.

Countries I’ve Visited

Iceland, Mexico, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada

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