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Dave Boyd

Cairns, Queensland, Australia

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Overview

  • 48 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, French; learning Chinese, Irish, Japanese, Scottish Gaelic, Spanish
  • 42, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • import export of exotic music
  • useless arts degree
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

to challenge society's preconceptions about Kermits being green

ABOUT ME

I was once destined for academic greatness and planned to revolutionise anthropology beyond recognition. But I was sitting in a forest in nova scotia and found a better idea... So now I'm making silly animations
https://www.youtube.com/user/saorsatk/videos

Il y a bien longtemps j'étais étudiant, et je projetais de révolutionner l'anthropologie. Mais j'ai changé d'avis, et maintenant je fais de petits dessins animés

PHILOSOPHY

道可道非常道

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Catering to a niche market

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Hiking in the Daintree to see cycads, cassowaries and crocodiles
Lazy long two day bbqs on Staten Island
Itinerant jazz musicians in the lounge
Astronomical beach party followed by breakfast and a total solar eclipse
Seeing dolphins turtles and seasnakes while sailing across the Arafura Sea
Performance artists beatboxing and covering themselves with paint
Getting thrown from a plane at 14000ft
Exploring ruins of a Spanish castle by night
Roller derby
.. and good coffee

Interests

cooking, story telling, anthropology, taoism, acupuncture, shiatsu, animation, linguistics, primatology, bollywood dancing, african dancing, kitchen dancing.. I collect lava lamps, hexagons, gaelic fairy stories, and different versions of "Caravan"

Music, Movies & Books

Eddie Bo, Rebirth Brass Band, Shibusa Shirazu, Mulatu Astatke, Oumou Sangare, Oliver Mtukudzi, Congolese Soukous, Miriam Makeba, Balkan Gypsy Brass Bands, Boban Markovic, Fanfare Ciocarlia, 70s Indian Film music, Old Time Fiddle music and country songs with yodelling, Kay Martin and her bodyguards, Kutzkelina, Hawaiian. Songs about science
If I reincarnate I want to come back as a sousaphone player

films.. Vampiros en la Havana, Nyocker, Black Cat White Cat, Conspirators of Pleasure, Sita Sings the Blues, Солярис, Persepolis, ミロクローゼ, Caravan (70s Bollywood movie), the Pinball Number Count from Sesame Street (that counts as a movie doesn't it?)

One Amazing Thing I've Done

One night I saw a lawnmower with a flare in the fuel tank, doused in petrol and thrown 30 metres with a catapult

Teach, Learn, Share

Can teach fiddle
Would like to share recipes
Want to learn piano.
and acupuncture

Countries I've Visited

Canada, Ireland, Mongolia, Netherlands, New Caledonia, Spain, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Australia, China

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