Melanie Eden

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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  • BA of Musical Theatre
  • From Sydney, Australia
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About Me


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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.


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


social network , this isn't a dating site____ (underline here ;) ) my photo is dated, and deter all you nutters out there that trail female profiles --- i have put on at least 10 kgs since i started traveling- (france and spain- great food).


so far. i have only surfed once- in Edinburgh was brilliant. I am surfing now but i am not sure they are on couch surfing will have to see! As they have been brilliant hosts!


music, theatre, books, spoken word, comedy, film, travel, live art, food, surfing, cycling, scootering

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.

Countries I’ve Visited

France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Switzerland, Turkey

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, Spain, United Kingdom

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