Pat Sim

Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

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  • Bachelors Degree in Forensic Chemistry
  • From Gosford, Australia
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About Me


My world is too small and I'm breaking out


This is where I always try and be really cool but end up failing... including this time... i'm relaxed, open and friendly. I play basketball, guitar, didgeridoo and like to surf when I can. I'm passionate about justice and equality and don't mind the odd riot :)


To be open and listen to everything because I know nothing. To be passionate and direct. To detach myself from materialism wherever possible.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Been Couchsurfing for a couple of years and finally beginning to host!


I find it amazing how CS seems to attract awesome people. I wish i'd found CS a long time ago!


I've played and referee'd basketball since i was 6 and still love the NBA. Camping, hiking, surfing and anything that connects me to nature keep me on a high. I play the guitar, didgeridoo and a little bit of piano and I find music a very positive influence.

Music, Movies, and Books

I love gritty movies that deal with taboo subjects like Trainspotting, Fight Club, The Dark Knight, V for Vendetta, Mozart and the Whale, American History X etc
I like all types of music and what i listen to constantly changes. I have gone through periods where one band has dominated what i'm listening to and Bad Religion, Incubus and Muse have all filled this space. I enjoy political punk like Against Me, Rise Against, Anti-Flag etc but I also like the groove of reggae and acoustic-folk and the intensity of dance and metal music. Music is always a totally positive influence on my life and I enjoy sharing that with people.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Experiencing the full force of a South African township, learning enough kinyarwanda to have a small coversation, diving Mafia Island, Tanzania + heaps heaps more

Teach, Learn, Share

I'm an analytical chemist, so I have a reasonable idea about the physical aspects of the world. I would love to learn more about sustainable development and increase my skills in gardens and manual work. I have some natural talent with sports and a reasonable knowledge with camping and hiking. Basically, if someone wants to teach me a new skill, i'm open to have a go and if someone wants to learn something from me then i'm available.

Countries I’ve Visited

Denmark, Germany, Mozambique, Rwanda, Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, Singapore, South Africa, Tanzania, Thailand, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In


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