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To have an interesting story to tell the grandkids
I do biology, climb mountains and fly planes and write about it all.
The Scandinavians have a great word called "Hygge" which has no direct English translation but is a word for cosiness, comfort and a general inner warmth andhas an adjective form of "hyggelig." One Dane decribed it as "the feeling when you rent a cottage and pack it with your closest friends."
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
When I travel, I like to have time alone but also time with friends and I think couchsurfing will offer this.
My first couchsurfing experience was in Ottawa in May 2013 and it was the best introduction to the community I could have asked for! Canada was a great place to surf the seven sofas!
I am a bit of a jack-of-all-trades. I studied biology and now I am training to be a paramedic. However, I was brought up to do something in the arts be it painting, photography or writing and continue to this day. I love to learn the language of the places I visit and learn local recipes.
Music, Movies, and Books
With or without you - U2
Big Love - Fleetwood Mac (The Dance live version)
Vienna - Billy Joel
Caledonia - Paolo nutinis version
Sons and daughters -allman brown
Last unicorn - passenger
Agape - bears den
Jolene - dolly parton
Winter- Joshua radin
Tiny dancer - Elton john
Friday I'm in love - the cure
The girl - city and colour
Re:stacks- bon iver
Hallelujah - Jeff Buckley
Nightswimming - REM
Name - goo goo dolls
I can't make you love me - Bon iver cover
Currently discovering Bollywood... The more masala the better.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Climbed Kilimanjaro, learnt to fly a plane, I write for British Newspapers, Spent 4 weeks on expedition in the Arctic at 16 and spent 6 months in Canada. Now I'm a bit more settled and training to be a paramedic.
Teach, Learn, Share
I can teach you to save lives!
Countries I’ve Visited
Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, France, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Kenya, Luxembourg, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland, Tanzania
Countries I’ve Lived In
Canada, England, Scotland