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Overview

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  • Fluent in English
  • 24, Female
  • Member since 2012
  • Music
  • 4 A-levels in psychology, biology, literature and physics
  • From England, United Kingdom
  • Profile 85% complete

About Me

I'm a laid back British lass from the English countryside, and have spent the last two years, more or less, on the road. Whether that's backpacking, cycling, sailing, driving I've had a little taste of exhilaration and probable disaster with each! My most recent adventure has been travelling from the East to the West coast of Canada with my partner, entirely funded by music- busking, playing shows, selling albums. It's been a humbling, and wonderful experience.
I'm play guitar, mandolin and sing, and if I don't know what's going on melodically, I favour the ol' flip it and hit it!
I'm in awe of those who can draw. Art, music, poetry, literature, nature, feeling small, feeling wild, being barefoot, sharing food, sharing stories, that moment of bliss when singing in harmony, mountains changing colour, family, friends and friends to be, are all my favourite things.
I hate saying goodbye, and summing myself up, but that's just the way it goes.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I feel very honoured to be accepted or invited in to somebody's space, some of the most memorable nights are the ones spent crashed on the couch.

Interests

  • reading
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • backgammon
  • busking
  • listening to music
  • creative writing
  • writing music
  • making food
  • performing music
  • writing home

Music, Movies, and Books

The Staves, Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn, Old Crow Medicine Show, the Barr Brothers, the Punch Brothers, Goat Rodeo, the Moulettes, Tom Waits, The Band, Jack White, Dylan, Guthrie, Larry and his Flask, Days and Daze, Townes Van Zandt, Devendra Banhart, Timber Timbre, Cocorosie, First Aid Kit, Willy Tea Taylor, Pokey LaFarge... So many... Too many... I love it all.

Books: Still Life with Woodpecker, In the Lake of the Woods, the Haunting of Hill House, 1984, The Bell Jar, the Kite Runner, Persepolis, Maus, Shantaram, all of the Harry Potters, To Kill a Mockingbird, Room, The Little Prince.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Cycled up a mountain in New Zealand with my tent, clothes, food, water, and guitar strapped to the the back. I have become somewhat a master of bungee cables.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Music, good talks and food!

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, Central African Republic, France, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Portugal, Spain, Wales

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada, England, New Zealand

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