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Keep walking the path- learning as I go.
I'm a driven individual that is very much connected to my practice and goals in life. That being said I steer clear of the ever exceeding ladder to bigger and better, and don't assume myself as the donkey chasing the carrot. I am just really grateful I've found my passion and am engaged at keeping working at it. I know to stay well and that has become a big part of my life. I like to meditate daily, self-reflect, and do something for my body whether it be yoga, walking, swimming, dancing, feldenkrais I don't mind. I like to maintain healthy relationships and be there for loved ones. I love experiencing - I'm pretty adventurous, not shy- I like taking the road less travelled. I try my best to make space for community, inclusiveness and breaking down of social barriers. I still call Australia home but I don't ever lose the feeling to discover new places and change it up all over again.
So we shall let the reader answer this question for himself: who is the happier man, he who has braved the storm of life and lived or he who has stayed securely on shore and merely existed?
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I enjoy the exchange of culture and the sharing of life experience.
Sometimes i just really - cant afford to pay for somewhere to stay!
I am happy to share my space- and life with others and help them out when they are in need.
I surfed in Edinburgh and Valencia. In Edinburgh my host really helped me come to terms with my own insanities. In Valencia I had difficulty with 'being hosted' as I had been living in co-ops before hand. I was going through a lot of questioning- criticality. Later back in Australia I stayed with one of the most liberal and ecologically inspiring people I've met (in Adelaide and had a great landing - from the harshness of camping in Central Australia). I also hosted a now dear friend who i've played music with and introduced to her now husband and father of her child.
experimental music, arts, culture, good food, relationships, reading, writing, theatre, philosophy, alternative therapies, buddhism/taoism, traditional culture, new ways to approach education, experiential learning ,exploring...etc
Music, Movies, and Books
This could be endless!Books/Poets: The Unbearable lightness of being-Milan Kunder. Catcher in the Rye-J. D. Salinger. Any Charles Bukowski, Lord Buckley, Ken Nordine, William S Burroughs, Henry Miller, Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Lenny Bruce,
Films: The Last Ride,
Music: Apparat, Peace Orchestra, Cinematic Orchestra, Bob Dylan, Nick Drake, Joanna Newsom, Bjork, Regina Spektor, Tim Minchin, Air, Beirut, Beach House, Boards of Canada, Bonobo, Burial, Caribou, Cat Stevens, Devendra Banhart, Edith Piaf, Four tet,Gill Scott-heron, Interpol, Manitoba, Moby, Modeselektor, Morcheeba, Mount Kimbie, Mum, Portishead, Radiohead, Rufus Wainwright, Roots Manuva, Santigold, The Shins, Sigur Ros, Steve Riech, Terry Riley, Phillip Glass, The Strokes, The Tallest Man On Earth, Tosca, Trentemoller, Tracey Chapman, Tune Yards, The Whitest Boy Alive, Vampire Weekend,
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
living in Seydisfjordor in Iceland - camping in a tent for 2 weeks with endless sun. studying Pansori with a master in South Korea, bumping into someone who was friends of a friend naked in a lake in switzerland. writing poetry and watching the sun go down. riding on the back of a farmers tractor with i dont know how many other tractors driving down a highway in protest of 'La Zad' also playing samba in protest in Ren thousands of people marching to our beat, and then colliding with another protests for refugees and all dancing together. Meditating in the middle of nothing and everything at Lake Eyre. Playing music in the sand dunes of Lake Mungo with 21 incredibly beautiful and talented human beings. Falling in love, making love, waking up to appreciation. a small secluded beach in the south of spain- where people lived simply.
Teach, Learn, Share
share: what i've learnt
learn: how to love
teach: how to inquire into your own experiences
What I Can Share with Hosts
Countries I’ve Visited
Australia, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Scotland, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom
Countries I’ve Lived In
Australia, France, Scotland, South Korea, Spain, United Kingdom