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Overview

  • 4 References 4 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English
  • 29, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • life
  • BA of Musical Theatre
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

to create

ABOUT ME

Passionate humanist, lover of all arts, including life itself, like talking psychology/philosophy/politics. I write a lot. I love traveling and meeting new people, loving, living and learning.

PHILOSOPHY

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?â

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

i enjoy the exchange of culture and the sharing of life experience.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

so far. i have only surfed once in Edinburgh and learnt a lot from my house years ahead of me impeding on the yagist conditioning within me. I stayed with one of the most liberal and ecologically inspiring women (in her 60s) 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 long time partner.

Interests

experimental music, arts, culture, good food, relationships, reading, writing, theatre, exploring...etc

  • arts
  • culture
  • writing
  • poetry
  • dancing
  • dining
  • politics
  • reading
  • traveling
  • music
  • camping
  • psychology

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, Oranges and Sunshine,
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

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.

What I Can Share with Hosts

myself.

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Scotland, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, France, Scotland, Spain, United Kingdom

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