Marion Piper

Richmond, Victoria, Australia

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  • Writer, Artist, Academic, Yogi
  • PhD in Education + Masters in Writing + Honours Fine Arts...
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About Me


Live in many places, love many things, inspire many people.


These are my favourite things to do: Write, laugh, drink, eat, be merry, create, inspire, love, travel, explore, quote TV shows, work too hard, study even harder, sing, cook yummy meals...the list is endless. I love to make people laugh which in turn makes me laugh, so everyone wins. I can't claim to know it all, no one can, but I do the best with what I have - and if I want something, I will go after it!


Live High, Live Mighty, Live Righteously...taking it easy...

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I am entering into this community to get to know the real side of particular cultures and to give them the opportunity to understand me. When I choose a place to roost I will always host people. No question.


I have couch surfed in Santiago, Chile, Buenos Aires, San Francisco, San Diego and more to come...everything about this project is life altering. I use every opportunity to talk it up to everyone I meet!


Art, music, philosophy, reading, giggles, warm hugs, beaches, clothes, Michel Gondry, Jason Mraz, the power of craft glue, magazines, friendship, honesty, money, big sun hats, carebears, silver jewellery, pashmina scarves, printer ink, round paperclips, reading about religion, corn chips, Bob Esponja, Pucca, love, heartbreak, dancing, studying, eating, a little housework, being on stage...

Music, Movies, and Books

"Hunting and Gathering" by Anna Gavalda, "White Noise" by Don Delillo, ODESZA, Paulina Simons (author), Regina Spektor, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Black Books (TV series), "Perfume" by Patrick Suskind, Haruki Murakami, Juno, Lisa Mitchell, Vampire Weekend, Fun., Phoenix, Passion Pit, The Morning Benders,Angus & Julia Stone, She & Him, Gotye, Dave Matthews Band, The Smiths, Billie Holiday, Feist, A Fine Frenzy, Jack Penate, Lady Gaga, The Middle East, Mumford and Sons...a big ETC here!

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Face planted a volcano, jumped off a 14M waterfall, dressed as Lady Gaga singing "Just Dance" on a stage, walked in the footsteps of ancients, drank my body weight in Mescal, walked through ancient caves by candlelight, saw snow for the first time @4250m, zorb-balled down a hill, comforted a close friend, become my own person...

Teach, Learn, Share

You cannot exchange small amounts of foreign country at a travelex booth - even if it equates to over $20 American. The Commission rates are too high!

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Ecuador, France, Germany, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Hungary, Mexico, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Peru, Scotland, Spain, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, United Kingdom, United States

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