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Overview

  • 13 References 10 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Chinese, Kurmanji Kurdish, Spanish
  • 31, Other
  • Member since 2010
  • Natural farmer
  • Life
  • From Made in North-West London
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About Me

'Beauty will save the world'

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

To share life stories, learn from each other, get new cooking recipes, make people laugh

Interests

Foraging
Permaculture
Forest gardening
Guerrilla gardening
Allotments
Anthropology
Film-making
Slow-food cooking
Marathon running
Long hikes on Dartmoor
Wandering in the forest
Wild swimming
Beach soirees
Storytelling
Folk tales
Bonfires and stars
Musica

  • poetry
  • beauty
  • dancing
  • folk dancing
  • dining
  • cooking
  • marathon
  • running
  • hiking
  • mountains

Music, Movies, and Books

Films:
Turtles Can Fly
The Wicker Man
Drunken Horses
Wonderful Town
Cinema Paradiso
The Best of Youth
Yol
Science of Sleep

Books:
Wild Swans
Princes Amongst Men
The Orientalist
Papillon
The God of Small Things
White Tiger
Born to Run
Rebel Land

Music:
Nicola Cruz
Chancha Via Circuito
Balkan Beat Box
Baba Zula
Cat Empire
Global Drum Project
Maribou
Mercan Dede
Thievery Corporation
Massive Attack
Tricky
Fat Freddy's Drop
Gramatik
Ibrahim Maalouf
Sheelanagig
Planxty

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Watching sunrise (and the new year) over the Forbidden City!
Newroz in Amed!
Hid in a bus toilet to reach Tibet!
Stomping, spinning and stumbling to tambourines, trumpets and clarinets among Istanbul's Romany musicians!

Teach, Learn, Share

English
Halay
Folk dancing
Foraging
Wild food
Herbs
Tennis

What I Can Share with Hosts

My life story, humour, lyrics, poems

Countries I’ve Visited

Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambodia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Kosovo, Laos, Macedonia, Malaysia, Morocco, Nepal, Oman, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

China, Netherlands, New Zealand, Turkey, United Kingdom

Old School Badges

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