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T W

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

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Overview

  • 2 Positive References
  • Fluent in English
  • 31, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • Freelance web development
  • Electronics engineering at the Unive...
  • From Auckland, New Zealand
  • Profile 55% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Be better than I am.

ABOUT ME

I'm one of those quiet types; Not much of a partier or anything. I used to be a proper geek, but since taking up partner dance as a hobby I've lost many of my geek credentials.

I tend to watch uk tv shows on the Internet rather than watch any actual tv. My tastes in film are perhaps eclectic-- festival films or SFX-laden Hollywood blockbusters.

Music is mainly Jazz or variants thereof.

I'm not into rugby I'll admit. I prefer to watch test cricket, but I try not to inflict that on anyone else!

I try to keep informed on current events, nationally and internationally.

If it's relevant I'm politically left-libertarian.

I'm pretty open-minded but I don't do drugs and alcohol is usually beer or wine.. whisky on rare occasions. I don't smoke.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I haven't, yet...

Interests

Argentine Tango dancing
Art (I used to paint - http://bit.ly/KAZyiJ - but now mostly just appreciate)
Music (I dabble on the guitar - http://bit.ly/LSVCKk - but mostly just listen)
Brit comedies and panel shows
Photography (Hobbyist - http://bit.ly/MB2aft, http://bit.ly/KE7KNs)
Cooking
Technology
Science

Music, Movies & Books

MUSIC:
Hiromi Uehara
Thelonious Monk
Oscar Peterson
Ahmad Jamal
Christian Scott
Roy Hargrove
Joe Pass
Pat Martino
(etc.)
Tower of Power
Marcus Miller
Victor Wooten
(etc.)

TANGO MUSIC
Di Sarli
Canaro
Pugliese
(Any Vals)

BOOKS
Non Fiction (history, politics, science, cricket)

FILM
Trollhunter
(..and many more..)

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Watching Stanley Jordan jamming at a hotel bar in Dubai with the other guys from that years Jazz feat was petty cool.

There was also that Chick Corea concert at Aotea Centre. That was awesome - he had the house lights up and the played an extra hour for anyone who wanted to stay. Felt like an intimate gig.

(Front row centre at a Joe Satriani concert at the Auckland St. James wasn't too shabby either. )

Teach, Learn, Share

Argentine Tango
HTML5/Javascript
Basic guitar (You'll need a guitar)

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