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  • 29 References 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Spanish; learning Chinese, Danish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian
  • 37, Male
  • Member since 2004
  • English teacher, Translator, Teatrista, Tour guide, Psych...
  • Higher education: Philosophy, Politics, Literature, Psych...
  • From Purton, Wilts, UK
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me


Looking for work. Learning Spanish. To win the Booker prize.


I am a native British-English professor and writer living in Buenos Aires trying to meet people who can help me learn Rioplatense Castellano and other languages.


Hmm...well I'm an ironic pessimist so I'd say: "be pessimistic to avoid disappointment", but I don't believe this. My problem is I'm too hopeful.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


“Being [a pseudo-Porteño in Bs As] towards death.”


Many good experiences with CS and the HC club.

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I like philosophy, literature, politics, humanities, theatre, films, music, singing, learning languages, travelling, meeting people, books, news and writing.

Here are the links for some literature of mine to read, if you have time:

  • humanities
  • writing
  • books
  • literature
  • singing
  • clubbing
  • politics
  • news
  • movies
  • traveling
  • socializing
  • music
  • guitar
  • teaching
  • languages

Music, Movies, and Books

Documentaries, Woody Allen, Polanski, Art House, Candela Peña.
My musical expertise and knowledge relates primarily to the epoch of indie music circa 1995-8.
Beyond that: Leonard Cohen, The Smiths, The Stone Roses, Nirvana, Manic Street Preachers, Radiohead, Nacho Vegas, World music, Early/Renaissance/Classical, Opera.
Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, Dostoyevsky, Beckett, Freud, M.Amis, History/Humanities...

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done


visited 20 states (8.88%)Create your own visited map of The World or website vertaling duits?

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach English, air guitar, singing, massage and how to walk across busy Avenidas without getting killed.

I can learn from anyone who knows more than I do - everyone, id est.

What I Can Share with Hosts

All I have.

Countries I’ve Visited

Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, India, Jordan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Paraguay, Poland, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom, Uruguay

Countries I’ve Lived In

Argentina, Brazil, Germany, Poland, United Kingdom

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