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  • 11 References 3 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning French, Spanish
  • Unspecified age, Female
  • Member since 2007
  • artist, and other odd jobs
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About Me


hal-lay-loo, i need to sing!


I ride a bike around the citites i live in, the most important thing in my life is art: i paint, dance, play guitar, journal, generally exercise my compulsion to express myself in all possible a political junkie, have worked as a teacher and a cook. i live sensually and love taste texture, smell sound, etc.i also tell politically incorrect jokes and love whiskey.
and now i am making music videos, too.


you cant control the wave but you can control your board, and when you have the balls to paddle out at all

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


hosting sometimes and crashing sometimes


the best couches i crashed on were in france. i rode a bicycle from paris to geneva six years ago and was invited to sleep in people's homes along the way.


paintings, sculpture, hip hop, acoustic guitars, dancing with fire, environmentalism, queer people, mash-ups, recipes, sociology, beer, making video, bikes, bikes, bikes, bikes, bikes, street theatre, culture jamming, french language, sharing, sushi, and girls

  • arts
  • culture
  • singing
  • dancing
  • cooking
  • recipes
  • beer
  • exercise
  • painting
  • music
  • guitar
  • cycling
  • teaching
  • science
  • sociology

Music, Movies, and Books

hi-fy, ska, political rap, specifically: blackalicious, the coup, dead prez
also love sublime and dance hall crashers
favorite books of the moment are: jeremey thrane, the bitch in the house, an extraordinary life: the biography of isadora duncan
movies: loved BORAT, Volver, save the last dance 2

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

rode my bike to poland with some other couchsurfers: 100 K in one day!!! i rode my fixie. WORD.

Teach, Learn, Share

i can teach someone chords on guitar, dance moves, different yummy things to cook, how to fix a flat on a bike and basic other simple repairs,
i taught science to gradeschoolers so know some good experiements
and how to make a mean margarita

Countries I’ve Visited

Belize, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, France, Guatemala, Italy, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Puerto Rico, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Virgin Islands, U.S.

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada, Germany, Mexico, Portugal, United States

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