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I was born and raised Albertan. In my teenage years, that meant visits to the world's biggest ___. Seriously, Alberta has over-sized sausages, mallards, Ukranian eggs and UFO landing pads. Edmonton is home to the world's third-largest baseball bat! Now I try to make a living by writing.
Live life to the fullest. Or near to that. Or just kind of live it. Or whatever.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I'm new to couchsurfer, but trying hard to get involved. I've already hosted several guests and had a great time. I've surfed in Fort McMurray, Washington DC, New York and Boston.
I'm trying to build all the experience I can. I had an earlier account when I lived in Ottawa and hosted a traveler from Germany. Just recently, I hosted a girl from Vancouver named Robyn. Also hosted a prairie skid named Cody for two weeks.
Art of any kind. Journalism. Camping. Beer. Food.
Music, Movies, and Books
Can, Neu!, Television, the Congos, Faust, the Clash, Miles Davis...
Carver, Bulgakov, Foster Wallace, Mailer, Genet, Bowles...
The Harder They Come, Once Upon a Time in America, Big River Man, Welcome to the Dollhouse...
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
When I was in 11th grade, a bunch of friends and I drove out to an abandoned farm house outside Edmonton. While exploring, we heard shrieking from below. A man wielding a chain saw began chasing us. I hid under a pile of leaves for an hour. I was caught by a flashlight beam. The whole thing ended up being an elaborate practical joke. But it's still the closest I've been to the Texas Chainsaw Massacre.