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Patrick Poulin

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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Overview

  • 1 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, French; learning German, Portuguese, Spanish
  • 39, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Writer and French teacher
  • PhD
  • From Québec, Québec, Canada
  • Profile 85% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Keep it simple

ABOUT ME

*** Brazilians welcome! Bemvindo aos Brasileiros! ***

I'm a 34 years old urban beast, interested by arts, literature, cinema (I mean, they're not hobbies, they are passions).

Name droping? Deleuze, Agamben, David Lynch, DFW, Kafka, Joyce, Matthew Barney. I travelled some and I speak 5 languages (my German isn't very good though.) I like sports and martial art (capoeira, boxing, jiu-jitsu), sub-culture, music (classical, hip hop, ambient, spacefolk, and a lot more for sure). Of course, I do love watching hockey.

I'm happy. I fled university after my PhD(so I'm not so much into the academic game anymore) and I work in a college, which gives me a lot of time every year to travel and write. Hm. And I'm a huge fan of the Marx Brothers.

PHILOSOPHY

Im Kampf zwischen dich und der Welt, sekundiert der Welt - or something like that. In the struggle between you and the world, assist the world. Dans le combat entre toi et le monde, seconde le monde. Looking for flow. Love Tchouang-Tseu.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I was travelling with Servas in 1997. I've stayed in a lot of homes, especially in Romania. Great experience.

Interests

Arts, literature, music, cinema, culture - high, middle or low brow. Capoeira, flow in sports.

Music, Movies & Books

Said and done in the "All about you section".

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Losing myself in Romania in 1997.

Teach, Learn, Share

This doesn't happen virtually.

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Brazil, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Mexico, Romania, Spain, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Canada

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