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Looking for the craic
I'm a fella, thats about it.
As Billy Bragg said "There is power in a union"
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
To have a laugh, discover and learn about places and people.
Sean-Nós Traditional Irish Music, Drinking, Reading, Walking, Tweed, Linen, Drinking, Shoes.
Music, Movies, and Books
Music: As Louis Armstrong said "There's only two types of music, good and bad" The stuff I'm into would include the following (WARNING interest does not indicate the knowledge or the desire to talk about Smiths b-sides for two hours)
Funk, Delta Blues, Cajun, Trad, Soul, Indie, Hip-Hop, West African (Ali Farka Toure etc.). Apart from that it all depends on my mood.
Books: Joseph Conrad, Flann O'Brien, Angela Carter (The Shadow-line, The Third Policeman, Nightwatch and The Bloody Chamber). John S. LeFanu, The Tain trans. by Kinsella, Guillaume Apollonaire, George Orwell, the usual suspects really.
Cinema: The Witchfinder General, The Mummy, The Maltese Falcon, The Wicker Man, Isle of the Dead, Back to the Future Parts 1-3.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Joined a secretive and disgusting Belgian drinking society.
Teach, Learn, Share
I speak French, Irish and English. I can drive. That's about it really, I can bake banana bread and other cakes and cut turf.
Countries I’ve Visited
Canada, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Russian Federation, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In
Belgium, Ireland, Spain