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Gisken Sofie Nordgaard

Oslo, Oslo, Norway

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Overview

  • 5 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Norwegian, Norwegian Bokmål; learning German
  • 26, Female
  • Member since 2007
  • Studying Film Studies and Screenwrit...
  • Currently in college
  • From Oslo, Norway
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Learn more about myself and the world through other people and traveling.

ABOUT ME

I like art, movies, music, traveling and meeting new people. And other stuff. I love to laugh and I watch a lot of TV shows. I like to be busy, but it's sometimes nice to do nothing at all. I like big cities and I am an aspiring artist. I wish I was more spontaneous and I love the smell of cinnamon. I like walking around just listening to music, though I do it too seldom. I like going to concerts and festivals.

I'm done with my Liberal Arts undergrad, my main focus was on film studies, experimental film production and photography. Some day I hope to work at a film festival and do fine arts photography on the side. I want to learn German and Portuguese fluently and travel to places I've never been. I want to live in Copenhagen and Berlin and Melbourne and Toronto and Lisbon and Prague and Wellington and and and. I want to get to know more of you.

I enjoy having fun and I get along with most people?

PHILOSOPHY

I don't believe in one meaning of life. I believe everyone has their own meaning of it, you make your own. The meaning of my life is to enjoy it, have fun, learn. I do that by traveling, meeting new people, new cultures.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I haven't been able to host in New York, but I'm hoping I'll get to it wherever I move next (most likely Oslo or Copenhagen).

Interests

Art, photography, music, films, TV, media production, traveling, languages, philosophy, politics, animals, learning, going out with friends for a couple of drinks, concerts.

Music, Movies & Books

Music: Interpol, Depeche Mode, Nine Inch Nails, Justin Timberlake, the Cure, Beatles, Pixies, ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead, R.E.M., Jimmy Eat World, Cold War Kids, Kaiser Chiefs, the Strokes, the Cranberries, the Kooks, Kate Nash, the Wombats. 80's music, new wave, indie rock. Etc.

Movies: Reservoir Dogs, Forrest Gump, School of Rock, Boys Don't Cry, Breakfast Club, Dirty Dancing, Cocktail, Fight Club, Hair, Little Miss Sunshine, Pulp Fiction, Sin City, the Lion King, M, Wizard of Oz, the Shawshank Redemption, Edward Scissorhands, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Dr. Strangelove, Royal Tennenbaums, Stranger Than Paradise, etc.

TV shows: Scrubs, Friends, Seinfeld, Simpsons, Saved by the Bell, Flight of the Conchords, Saturday Night Live, Will & Grace, Twin Peaks, Sex and the City, LOST, Prison Break, Sopranos, Colbert Report, South Park, Whose Line Is It Anyway?, Daily Show, the Office, Conan O'Brien, Gilmore Girls, Arrested Development.

None of these lists are in any particular order.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

I've grown a lot after moving by myself to New York in 2010. I wasn't a stranger to the city and I've had some ups and downs, but it's been life-changing and generally amazing.

Countries I've Visited

Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom

Countries I've Lived In

Belgium, Norway, United States

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