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To usurpe god and live eternally ever after, well not exactly.. to paraphrase that.. Everyone dies. The goal is not to live forever. The goal is to create something that will.
I am unique as we all are, adventurous and love to have a good time and meet new people and have new experiences and always feel more alive then the previous moment.
nosce te ipsum, "thine own self thou must know" its an age old saying, the inference being that if we understand ourselves we then understand all? At the very least it increases our empathy - blurring of the lines between self and others. Its easy to empathise with those whose core values are similar to ours, but what of those whose values are different?
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I have been hosting now for 7 years. Also done a little bit of surfing myself, keen to do more in the future, but tied down by work a bit. Have attended events on and off over the years.
Its been a wonderful experience, I have met so many colourful beautiful inspiring people.
I've previously owned a group outdoor personal training business, looking to get back in my fitness, I play alot of sport, like indoor soccer, netball & ultimate frisbee. Love mountaineering or when home running up 200+ stairs (there's no mountains in West Australia), Table Tennis, Chess, Meterology (the weather), Geography, Grooving to good tunes, Listening to good tunes, Psychology, Beaches, Music Festivals, Drinking cold beer on hot Sundays and red wine on cold Saturdays. & of course Travel but haven't done too much lately unfortunately.
- music festivals
- red wine
- outdoor activities
- table tennis
Music, Movies, and Books
Like quirky movies outside the box a bit, ones that give me a new perspective.
Non-commercial is an essential... I do love techno!(Stacey Pullen, Kevin Saunderson, Carl Craig, Matthew Dear, Speedy J, Ellen Allien) Also love deep dark Dubstep, Psy-trance & minimal. But, listening to an increasingly diverse range of music, including folk, indie, jazz, reggae & blues.
I like challenging and inspiring books.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Recently went to Base Camp Mt Everest and climbed Island Peak 6189 metres! What a challenging but rewarding experience!!
Hanging out and drinking Arak (rice beer) with the locals of Bali, Indonesia (really beautiful people).
Sitting on the veranda in summer with a coldie in hand and watching a thunderstorm at my parents farm.
Taking a boat past several untouched islands of Indonesia to Komodo Island to see the Komodo Dragons in their natural habitat.
Working on a stunning American Indian reservation in the middle of nowhere in New Mexico, USA.
Driving up Wolf Creek Pass in Colorado in a convoy of 20+ trucks.
Teach, Learn, Share
I can share with you some good techno. I can let you know how good perth weather is! I can always challenge your point of view, but also want to learn from other people, I believe we can learn alot from other people. Everyone has something to give.
Countries I’ve Visited
Austria, Germany, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Thailand, United Kingdom
Countries I’ve Lived In
Australia, Indonesia, United States