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  • Fluent in English
  • 34, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • Teacher of English
  • English
  • From Helston, Cornwall
  • Profile 75% complete

About Me


Hi, my name's Matt. I guess I'm a kinda goofy, liberal person with an interest in music and black sense of humour. I'm also a pretty good listener and


You're damned if you do, and you're damned if you don't, so enjoy.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Host, be hosted and make friends with people far and wide!


Although I've just signed up to, I've met up with some of Nick Jemmett's guests and have really enjoyed myself. I've also had the pleasure of getting off the beaten track during my travels and have ended up staying with some very welcoming people in Thailand and Cambodia.


music, film, new food - I'll try anything once, a good book, coffee, running, climbing. I'm also partial to a few beers.

  • books
  • dining
  • beer
  • coffee
  • running
  • music
  • skiing
  • rock climbing
  • track and field

Music, Movies, and Books

I love film - even bad films have their merit, but I do love a bit of PT Anderson.

Radiohead, Flying Lotus, Miles Davis, Tom Waits, Do Make Say Think, Portico Quartet, Burial, Bon Iver, Four Tet, Tortoise, Battles, Pantha Du Prince

Haruki Murakami, Hemingway, Vonnegut, Steinbeck, Atwood...

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

meditating with Theravada monks in Thailand; para-skiing was also pretty awesome.

Teach, Learn, Share

I'm always looking to share and learn with other people. I'm pretty sure that if I've anything to teach, it'll be completely different for each person...and probably utterly, utterly inane.

Countries I’ve Visited

Cambodia, China, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

France, Thailand, United Kingdom

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