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I love travelling and meeting people from different cultures, I love food and wine and I love the sea. I am a British-trained doctor and a Swedish-trained radiologist. I completed an intensive 10 week online course in Greek and Roman Mythology in 2014 (University of Pennsylvania) and obtained an overall mark of 98.5%! I am an author/journalist and I have written many articles on the Iraq War and on the Dr David Kelly affair. I was commissioned to write a 2,500 word piece by the Daily Mail on the Dr David Kelly scandal.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
Interested in people from different countries/cultures. Travelling is the best education. I am very curious.
- ice skating
- international law
Music, Movies, and Books
Beethoven, Schubert, Tchaikovsky, Brahms, Emmylou Harris
American Beauty, Kill Bill, Amelie, Wild at Heart, Before Sunrise
War and Peace, Crime and Punishment, Nineteen Eighty-Four, Brave New World, Lord of the Flies
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Cycled 280 kilometres in one day in Sweden with no training on a Swedish bike with no gears.
Hitchhiked from North Wales to Dubrovnic, Croatia (former Yugoslavia) at age 17.
Hitchhiked from North Wales to Stockholm, Sweden and worked as a docker in Stockholm at age 18/19.
Crossed America four times East-West-East and twice North-South-North and visited 36 states in America (and Canada, Mexico, Jamaica and the Bahamas) at age 19.
Worked as a hospital porter (Cedars of Lebanon Hospital) in Holywood, California at age 19.
Teach, Learn, Share
Willing to teach English at any level.
What I Can Share with Hosts
Conversation on many subjects, serious and not so serious. I have a good sense of humour. I try not to take myself too seriously and I try not to judge others too harshly. None of us is perfect and in the end it is all a matter of luck who one is.
Countries I’ve Visited
Iceland, Morocco, Russian Federation, Syrian Arab Republic, United States, Yemen
Countries I’ve Lived In
France, Germany, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States