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Astride Devadas

Paris, Ile-de-France, France

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Overview

  • 29 Positive References1 Neutral
  • Fluent in English, French, Tamil; learning German, Hindi, Spanish
  • 113, Female
  • Member since 2007
  • Worked for Internet companies
  • Masters
  • From Karikal
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Live life to the full :-)

ABOUT ME

I lived in India and in France most of my life...:-) I've also visited a few countries and I appreciate the best sides of each civilisation and try to understand the rest. I started working in the Internet and business world some 10 years back and I'm now trying to find out a new way of living and working. I spend most of my time cycling, listening to some good music, and, as I'm a some kind of artist I also have a few crafty activities. I’m not married and have no children this is the result of a long way to total freedom and independence…I'm now trying to compose my own happiness and find some meaning for all this living.

PHILOSOPHY

Life is short...being happy is important ! It's not so hard to get rid of bad things of this society : Money, Power, Hatred , Disdain...

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I can host for 2 or 3 nigths in a seperate bedroom Take anyone to a bicycle tour of Paris Take anyone out for a cultural event (concert, drama, exhibit...)

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Member of Hospitalityclub. You can look for stridea on Hospitalityclub.org for comments of people I've hosted. Have been hosted in Italy, US and Germany and met very nice people in some other countries. Most of them are now good friends.

Interests

Traveling, Cycling, Music, Cinema, Books, Visuals arts, Cooking, Tasting good wine...what else ? Life is full of wonderful things ;-)

Music, Movies & Books

Movies : Non commercial movies of any country, there are some filmakers and actors I love : Clint Eastwood, Ken Loach, Kim Ki Duk, Wong Kar Wai, Mani Ratnam, Martin Scorcese and so many others Music : Jazz, World, Pop, Rock, Classical Indian and European music Books : Just cannot remember all the books that influenced my way of thinking and my life. I now spend more time in crafty things and discovering more and more Jazz.

Teach, Learn, Share

Just ask me what you want I could propably help

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Canada, China, Czech Republic, India, Italy, Malaysia, Nepal, Netherlands, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Tunisia, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I've Lived In

France, India, Malaysia

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