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My name is pronounced like 'shay-na'.
I'm made in America, and grown on English soil. I grew up in a slow town, but now I'm a city girl (only by technicality, though). I used to think London transportation was great until I went to Tokyo.
I have been drifting through the world for the last year, but now I will grow roots in London to finish my degree.
I want to return some of the kindness given to me by people I stayed with on CS whilst I travelled. I don't want the CS experience to end, so now it's my turn to be a hostess!
My hope is that I will give a kind, warm, safe space for people to fall in love with my city the way that I once did. Whoever you are and whatever you bring, I am sure that I want to know you
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
I would like to meet people who have a similar philosophy to me about sharing, being open and the value of placing trust in strangers.
My housemates are new to couchsurfing, so in the beginning I will only be hosting girls on their own to put them at ease. So sorry for the discrimination! It makes me sad too.
Music, Movies, and Books
Disclaimer: Lists suck but I'll write some anyway, just to give you some more conversation starters.
Movies: Anything and everything that's Wes Anderson.
Fight Club, Les Miserables, all the Studio Ghibli Miyazaki's. Amelie, Dirty Pretty Things, Pulp Fiction, Leon the professional, What goes on in the shadows, The Dallas Buyers Club... This kind of thing
To name a few authors: Maya Angelou, Steinbeck, Emer O'Toole, Paul Auster, Eckart Tolle, Don Dellilo, Coelho, Sanfran Foer, Haruki Murakami, Milan Kundera, blah blah blah
Countries I’ve Visited
Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Greece, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, United States, Vatican City State, Viet Nam
Countries I’ve Lived In
Austria, Italy, United States