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Overview

  • 10 References 8 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Portuguese; learning French, Spanish
  • 28, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • PhD in Luminescent Solar Concentrators at Imperial Colleg...
  • No education listed
  • From London
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Climb everything i see, then jump off it.

ABOUT ME

I'm a student, but like any good student, i don't study much. I go out way too much for my own good, but if this is the time to get away with it, why not?
I like a little to the excess, often get big urges to do impulsive things, and with the right people i can go positively wild.

My new objective in life: wingsuit base jumping.

I am still in the process of updating my profile, most noticeably places I have been to.

PHILOSOPHY

Have fun, be impulsive, be crazy. Even if the morning after a wild night you're thinking 'what/why the hell did i do that last night', somewhere down the line you'll realise you wouldn't change that night for anything seeing as it was hilarious, and you need to experience everything in life.
I'm free spirited.

I also want to make a personal but noticeable difference to the world. Having already worked for a pioneering hydroelectricity company and a biophysics company whose main aim is to be able to detect cancer within 5 minutes, I would like to use that experience to help the global community, either through healthcare or renewable energies.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Hosting my couch and also surfing! Living with parents at the moment so no hosting for the meantime :(

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Hosted a few, surfed a few

Interests

I'm a massive cityboy. I love the hustle and bustle of a busy city and the vibrant energy that flows through its streets. But every so often my farming roots take over and I get massive urges to go to the countryside and appreciate nature in all its beauty.

Short list:
-Skiing: I need to hit every jump i see. Has caused some spectacular wipeouts over the years.
-Rugby: switched over from american football when i went into university. It's more fun to play and tackling people is fun.
-Climbing: I used to be obssessed with climbing, but havn't done it properly in 2 years
-Travelling
-Going out/Drinking
-Physics (yeah i'm a geek..and what!)
-Music: I play trombone and piano, played in jazz band and orchestra.] But for clubbing... anything with a melody and such powerful bass that you can feel it.
-Comedy, Stand-up. Watching, not doing!

  • beauty
  • festivals
  • drinking
  • clubbing
  • flying
  • traveling
  • music
  • jazz
  • piano
  • surfing
  • skiing
  • rock climbing
  • american football
  • soccer
  • rugby
  • physics
  • beaches

Music, Movies, and Books

While being a massive electro/minimal drum and bass nut, I also love classic/romantic and jazz/blues music.

Books: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Best book series I think i will ever read in my life.

Movies: Four Lions, Hangover, Anchorman, History Boys, Forrest Gump

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Too many things to list. A few:
-Standing on the top of the Espace Killy and admiring the moutain views
-7 day trek in the Tirol, living the wild life.
-Exit festival in Novi Sad, Serbia.
-Being on the beach in Nazare, Portugal on New Year's
-Learnt to fly, had my first solo gliding flight at 16.

Teach, Learn, Share

A supernova explosion (i.e. just the bang, not the aftereffects) lasts for around 40 days

Countries I’ve Visited

Portugal

Countries I’ve Lived In

United Kingdom

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