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exchanging skills, languages, knowledge and stories while hosting in melbourne
i like other people, poetry, walking next to rivers, strange towns; talking politics over beer, improv theatre, wild travel stories, escaping from australia
Deontology; Nietzschean cynicism; lets all be wonderful to each other; don't eat animals; (red) wine/bacchanialism; direct action; the right questions over the right answers; people are fundamentally absurd but I like that
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
Participated in the wonderful community in Paris, was hosted, made friends to exchange skills, have been to a few language exchanges
have been hosted by some excellent people and been able to contribute skills/experience/knowledge
exploring different cultures, poetry, wild semantic explorations, theatre, biology, philosophy, postmodern art, literature+writing, comedy, david lynch films, anything to do with iris murdoch, the simpsons, rollerskating, the beach except for all the terrifying animals living in its depths, learning languages, sitting in the grass and laughing
contributing to the feminist community, and contributing to and learning about being a better anti-racist, anti-ableist, anti-homophobic/LGBTQ ally
and changing things
making abstract art+sketching out my thoughts
Music, Movies, and Books
salman rushdie, thomas pynchon, fay weldon, bell hooks, simone de beauvoir, tolstoy sometimes, a clockwork orange, the elephant man, robert heinlein, lars von trier and wes anderson films, pablo neruda, sylvia plath, truman capote, lou reed, MF Doom, biggie smalls
charlie chaplain, sex and the city, black books
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
watching the audiences' faces at jazz concerts
Teach, Learn, Share
I love meeting people who have experienced many cultures, and trading stories. Anyone who likes to have long chats about semantics+the philosophy of grammar or politics, and feminists.
I'd love to be able to share my skills (english lang., literature/books, programming, intermediate french and german, writing), with anyone who would be happy to share theirs- I'm really interested in gardening and growing my own vegetables, and living in a more sustainable way- as well as learning languages-
so these particularly would be cool.
But I think we all have important information that we can all contribute, that can help everyone in so many ways. People are cool like that.
I like meeting people who like sharing, basically! all sorts.
Countries I’ve Visited
Denmark, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Switzerland, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In
Australia, France, Germany