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I'm a would be artist who loves good food, good drink and good company. Myes...I am a bit of a hedonist. I like to laugh and meet new people. I'm a really laid back person who likes to chill out, but also to hit local bars/pubs, theaters, and random parties. Sometimes my sense of humor can be a little...off or politically incorrect but there's never any disrespect. I also knit technicolor socks!!!!
Guinean philosophy courtesy of my nana:
"Life is like a long string around your neck. You can choose to take all the good imperfect moments as nice imperfect beads and at the end of your life have a loooong necklace or, you can wait for the perfect moments and have a long empty string around your neck with very very few diamonds."
That and "Don't shit where you eat"...
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
So far, I've contributed by planning a few parties with some fellow CSers...
- St-Patty's 07
- Spring BBQ at the Greene House
- June party at La Quincaillerie
- Boston invasion party at La Quincaillerie
- Holiday party at Baloos
- New Years Eve at Anuj's and Mainline Theater
- Snowball Gathering 2008
- Nuit Blanche 2008
- St-Patricks 2008
- A random picnic in Paris
- Holiday party at Anuj's 2008
- Pillow Fight at Place des Arts
- Snowball Gathering 2009
- CS Anniversary Weekend
- Piknik électronik
...and more to come I hope :D
1)Hosted Roch from everywhere
2)Surfed Baptou 's couch in Montreal
3) Surfed Oli's couch in Montreal
4)Surfed Judi and Laurence's couch in Québec City
5)Surfed Anne Sophie's couch in Avignon
6)Surfed Alex and Bruno's couch in Aix en Provence
7)surfed Daniel Obladi's couch in Marseille
8) surfed Ludovique's couch in Marseille
9)surfed Yoann's couch in Valence
10)surfed Gil's couch in Grenoble
11)surfed Sebastien's couch in Annecy
12)surfed Pietro 's couch in Paris
13)surfed Sabrina B.'s couch in Paris
14)surfed Nomad's couch in Le Grau du Roi
15)surfed Flore&Babou's couch in Aix en Provence
16)surfed Jeff's place in Aix en Provence
17)hosted Noam from Vancouver
18)hosted Christopher from Winnipeg
19)hosted Dmitry from Toronto
20)hosted Marie from Liège
21)hosted Erin from Melbourne
22)hosted Daniel from Vancouver
23)hosted Nadia from Paris
24)hosted Nomad from everywhere!
25)surfed Ann's couch in Montreal
26)hosted Étienne from Toulon
27) hosted Christophe from Trois-Rivières
theater, laughing, baking, beer and wine, movies, going out, laughing, bikram yoga, cooking, pubs, sleeping, drinking tea, talking, HUGS, humans, kitties (hihi), power naps, laughing, reading, human contact, travelling, piercings, being a night owl, birthday cake, giggling with my nieces, my family, making cookies, lying in the grass, laughing, silent happy dances, Wong Kar Waï, walking barefoot, judo chops, couchsurfing...
- pub crawls
Music, Movies, and Books
Movies: Before Sunrise, Before Sunset, Rent, Anchorman, Baraka, Thumbsucker, Me, You and Everyone we Know, Garden State, The Pursuit of Happyness, Spaceballs, anything by Kevin Smith, any Sofia Coppola film, The Squid and the Whale, Whale Rider, ET, Harrold and Maude, The House of Yes, Dazed and Confused, Hairspray, Across the Universe, My Blueberry Nights, Animal House...and all the cheesy chick flicks that we all love to hate (but really love deep down inside)
Music: The Beatles, the soundtrack to Garden State, Portishead, Leonard Cohen, house music, 80's music (all the way baby!)...to be honnest, my computer is full of stuff, from Perry Como to Derrick Carter...so chances are, if it's not too whiny, I like it! Anything with percussions and of course...BOWIE!
Books: Harry Potter, Harry Potter, Harry Potter...Simone de Beauvoir's Mémoires d'une jeune fille rangée. I mostly read plays, I like Sarah Kane, Valère Novarina, Chaurette, and plenty of contemporary drama writters.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
*I had the balls to leave home to travel for a month. I've always been a really REALLY "straight laced" girl...it took me out of my shell!
*Attended a conference by Peter Brook, the greatest director (in my book)
*Shaved all of my hair off for no reason other than to try it out...
*Left Montreal with a plane ticket and no itinerary...
*Saw the Callanques in Marseille
Teach, Learn, Share
I can teach how to cook and/or bake and how to knit. If you need it, I can help you analyze a play and coach you if you're an actor. I'd really like to learn how to grow a little veggie garden on my fire escape. I also really really want to learn how to cook meals from all over the world.
Countries I’ve Visited
Belgium, France, Guinea, Ireland, Martinique, Morocco, Senegal, Switzerland, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In