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Explore the world whilst having as much fun as is humanly possible!
I am a bit (understatement) of a wildlife nerd, so my past travels have revolved around working with wildlife. Luckily I also love humans, especially ones who make life happen for themselves and who seek out exciting opportunities!
I love enjoying the wonders of life with people, whilst laughing as much as possible along the way. Having said that, I can also be a serious lady (especially when it comes to people's feelings and the environment ) so I really enjoy an in-depth chat too.
Dance until you die (sweating will also suffice).
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I like to go to CS meetings whenever I can and have surfed in Berlin and Croatia in the past. I currently live in a shared home with people who unfortunately don't 'get' the wonders of Couchsurfing, but once I have my own place I will be on a hosting mission!
So far all of my CS experiences have been positive and I've learnt something from every one.
SPOTTED HYENAS, spying on wildlife, travel, cooking, meeting new people, dancing, reading, cooking and eating, playing music (currently singing, piano and guitar), spending time in cafes/parks reading, chatting and drinking tea!
Music, Movies, and Books
I am a dork and am often not cultured in my choices. Luckily this doesn't stop me; I like what I like and have no shame!
Movies: Wayne's World, Edwards Scissor Hands, Splash, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, The Lost Boys, Disney
TV: Twin Peaks, Pokémon, The Royle Family, Alan Partridge, Xena Warrior Princess
I'll listen to all sorts of music, but some particular favourites are Ella Fitzgerald, Tom Waits, Johnny Cash, Chromeo, Solomon Burke, Muddy Waters. For dancing, anything with an African beat is a win!
I love reading. But I think I need to become more adventurous in my book choices; I'm open to suggestions! My new goal is to increase my confidence in going to a book selling establishment, letting myself loose on the shelves, and picking books out of my comfort zone (crime thriller, dumb girly books).
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
I milked a spotted hyena and accidently sprayed the milk into my face. Who does that?
Teach, Learn, Share
If you want to know about wildlife I am happy to talk about it. If you want to know about spotted hyenas I am VERY happy to talk about it.
I love learning and I am very curious. This usually results in me wanting to try a bit of everything!
What I Can Share with Hosts
I love to cook. I wouldn't say I'm amazing at it, but I enjoy it all the same. I also love making people happy, so if you need a good laugh, hopefully I can remedy this!
Countries I’ve Visited
Botswana, Costa Rica, Croatia, Germany, Nicaragua, South Africa, Thailand
Countries I’ve Lived In
Kenya, Tanzania, United Kingdom