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Overview

  • 2 References 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning French
  • 30, Female
  • Member since 2008
  • professional party animal?
  • Completed high school and one year of university
  • From Wollongong, NSW, Australia (near sydney)
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To absorb as many other cultures as possible on a budget...whilst meeting great people!!

ABOUT ME

I am fun and easy going - i love meeting new people and learning as much as i can from them about life and culture. My three favourite things to do are:

1 - Going to see live music.
2 - op-shopping for second hand clothes
3 - playing dress ups in crazy costumes

(and drinking goes along with # 1 and 2!)

PHILOSOPHY

Take each day as it comes, but without taking it for granted.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

at the moment i am only surfing couches, but once i get back to australia i would like to host people as well.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

so far i've only surfed one couch in madrid. i really liked the experience and am looking forward to meeting more people soon.

Interests

music, the pub, my friends, playing dress ups, film, wine, laughing, the queer movement, women's rights.

  • culture
  • wine
  • drinking
  • pub crawls
  • shopping
  • clothing
  • music
  • live music
  • surfing

Music, Movies, and Books

MUSIC:
(in no particular order)
joy division, peter combe, radiohead, feist, the howling bells,daft punk, arcade fire, roxette, the cure, the pixies, belinda carlisle, pony up!, cat empire, depeche mode, INXS, sarah blasko, talking heads, billy idol, old chili peppers, regina spektor, architecture in helsinki, gotye, the ditty bops, red riders, the panics, bloc party, laura imbruglia, bonde do role, modest mouse, angus and julia stone, bing crosby when im putting up the christmas tree, fiona apple, hendrix, led zep, the strokes, kings of leon, the klaxons, interpol, new order, hot chip, headman, the cloud room, the dresden dolls, cuthbert and the nightwalkers, fleetwood mack, bjork, kimya dawson, kate miller-heidke, ani di franco, edith piaf, the cops, muse, travelling wilburys, u2, christopher o'riley, the eagles, peaches, phoenix, placebo, jenny wilson, le tigre, presets, cut copy, midnight juggernauts, the rapture, the shins, the smiths, no doubt, something with numbers, new young pony club, that one guy, camille, the clash, the divinyls, the killers (old), arctic monkeys, nicoel atkins and the sea, solomon burke, sigur ros, mogwai, the grates, bon jovi, britney, elliot smith, the black keys, smashing pumpkins, mia dyson, bertie blackman, we stole the organ, digitalism, justice, communards and bronski, blondie, bob dylan, the dandy warhols, scissor sisters, tim and neil finn. aqualung, sia, billie holiday, ace of base, aretha franklin, augie march, basement jaxx and heaps heaps more but i can't remember right now.

MOVIES:
the breakfast club
anchorman
empire records
shortbus
trainspotting
mary poppins
24 hour party people
control
emma
moulin rouge
strictly ballroom
iris
the departed
the little mermaid
american splendour
almost famous
notes on a scandal
the lost boys
paris je t'aime
10 things i hate about you
a chorus line
aladin

BOOKS:
nancy drew, baby.

(+ the bobbsey twins)
the wishing chair
the magic faraway tree
mischief at st. rollo's
drummond
what katy did
what katy did next

what katy did
what katy did next

when i was little, my school told all the parents to make their daughters read 'are you there god it's me margaret' by judy blume. now i am scarred. books that have helped me recover from this experience include:

tipping the velvet (sarah waters)
the handmaid's tale (margaret atwood)
scar tissue (anthony kiedis)
spike (norma farnes)
checkers (john marsden)
revenge of the lawn gnomes (RL Stine)
the kite runner
daughter of fortune (isabel allende)

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

walked along the edge of the amalfi coast at dusk.

Countries I’ve Visited

Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, New Caledonia, Norway, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Vanuatu

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia

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