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Sarah Hawkins

Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, England

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Overview

  • 5 Positive References
  • Fluent in English
  • 35, Female
  • Member since 2008
  • Student / Artist
  • No education listed
  • From Yorkshire, United Kingdom
  • Profile 55% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Eat more cake.

ABOUT ME

I'm an artist and Fine Art student. Just moved to Leeds and looking to meet some new people.

PHILOSOPHY

"I don't want art for a few any more than education for a few, or freedom for a few" - William Morris.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Hoping to become an active Couchsurfer again!

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I have hosted a few times and was quite active in the Leeds CS group a few years back. Went along to a few meet-ups when living in Auckland, New Zealand.

Interests

Art (both making and looking at) reading, music, movies, knitting and other crafts, cooking and baking, Kopparberg pear cider, listening to old vinyl, dinner with friends, drinking Yorkshire tea and eating biscuits, visiting art galleries, real ale, rummaging in old book and bric-a-brack shops.

Music, Movies & Books

MUSIC
PJ Harvey, Björk, The Velvet Underground, Nina Simone, Joy Division, Patti Smith, Erykah Badu, The Smiths, Portishead, Kate Bush, Cat Power, etc.

FILM
Roman Holiday, Amelie, Withnail and I, The Elephant Man, Pan's Labyrinth, Being John Malkovich, Dancer in the Dark, The Gold Rush, Kes, Wizard of Oz.

BOOKS
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll .... and anything by Alan Bennett!

ART
Frida Kahlo, Francis Bacon, Paula Rego, Lucian Freud, Rita Angus, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Sam Taylor-Wood, Rachel Whiteread, Robyn Kahukiwa.

Teach, Learn, Share

I could teach you how to draw, paint and sculpt ... or knit badly!

Countries I've Visited

Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Vanuatu

Countries I've Lived In

Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom

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