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Overview

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  • Fluent in English; learning French, German, Japanese
  • Unspecified age, Female
  • Member since 2005
  • Assistant Psychologist
  • Degree due to start Doctorate programme Oct 2006
  • From Pembrokeshire, Wales & Germany
  • Profile 45% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To absorb as much culture as possible, and learn about other people's perspectives, dreams and aspirations in lands that are foreign to me.

ABOUT ME

About me...? People say I am funny, good company, very accepting and insightful. I say that I am silly, love social situations and I know when I am wrong!
I guess I'm still defining who I am, and I am really looking forward to travelling alone. I like a good contentious debate although I am mild mannered, I could also spend all day shooting the breeze and discussing the intricacies of a parallel universe ;)

PHILOSOPHY

My main lessons I have learnt, to date are as follows!: We are the only ones responsible for ourselves; resentment and blame are baggage that are too heavy to carry in this short life; to err is human, to forgive is divine; timing is everything.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

None - how scared and excited am I!!??

Interests

I love cooking mediterranean and african foods and reading books that are life affirming. I am really into cooking for people, I am learning the piano at the mo (although I am currently crap). I enjoy theatre and anything new!

  • culture
  • books
  • cooking
  • reading
  • traveling
  • piano
  • hunting

Music, Movies, and Books

I'm crazy over old black and white movies, especially 'Brief encounter'. Fave writers are Gabriel Garcia Marquez & Andrey Kurkov. I'm really eclectic in my musical tastes; I am drawn to world music especially african music, brazilian and a bit of french music. I love the arts although I am far from pompus and pretentious, I just enjoy learning :)

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Had my work published - amazing to me!!! Not exciting enough? Fallen in love, which is always amazing :)

Countries I’ve Visited

France, Italy, Switzerland, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Germany, United Kingdom

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