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  • 74, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Retired- now we enjoy feeding our couchsurfer pets
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About Me


Go to bed with a good book or someone who has read one


Partnered with Ian.


My partner Ian is my best mate. We have been together for 46 years Sometimes we still even talk to one another!
Though we have many friends we still love making new ones with people from all nationalities.

We are not too keen on rampant flag wavers or people who still have religious superstitions and beliefs. Its all hokus poke us to us !
Believe in yourself and be kind to others -especially refugees

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


We have hosted many people in Sydney and have also stayed with fabbo interesting people in New Zealand and China.
Lots of fun.
It makes us wish we had a bigger apartment, although we love the one we own. On the road we
sleep anywhere, on anything and with anyone!



Coogee Beach is our home. Reading, politics, theatre,, Music, FiIm and Writers' Festivals. We struggle with cryptic crosswords and sudukos. We like chatty and fun loving people and love hugs. We can take you to galleries, bush walks or country drives and we know a few cool bars.surfing and nudist beaches

We love chocolate, red wine and hairy balls!!!

  • books
  • festivals
  • mardi gras
  • breakfast
  • chocolate
  • wine
  • red wine
  • beer
  • politics
  • reading
  • eating out
  • music
  • surfing
  • beaches

Music, Movies, and Books

Aussie movies, queer films, world movies, and documentaries.
Brokeback Mountain is our kind of movie!
Biographies, The Road, Gingerman, The Book Thief,1788, everything by Stephen Fry, the Color of Water, Boy Soldier,The Kite Runner, The Rugmaker of.... (something or other!)....memory fails me again.
Tim Minchin, Bette Midler, Rufus Wainwright

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

We were once gaoled as spies in Tanzania as we hitched across Africa,. We've taken the old hippy trail across Asia from Katmandu to London. I've been in a hot air balloon crash. We have canoed down the Zambezi.
We have cycled nude with couch surfers in New Zealand and have had very interesting and rewarding jobs working with youth and community groups

Teach, Learn, Share

Bugger all .

What I Can Share with Hosts

You will have a comfy and safe couch in our lounge room , usually for no more than 3 days. We have a car to show you around Sydney a bit. The beach and coastal walks are just a minute away. Probably we will offer you breakfast and a meal or two. We eat out a lot but rarely go clubbingexcept during Mardi Gras. We expect hugs and hopefully a beer or wine in return. Nudists and gays are especially welcome

Countries I’ve Visited

Afghanistan, Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Cook Islands, Croatia, Denmark, Egypt, Fiji, France, French Polynesia, Gambia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Lesotho, Luxembourg, Malawi, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Portugal, Russian Federation, Samoa, Seychelles, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syrian Arab Republic, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Vatican City State, Viet Nam, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States, Zimbabwe

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