Teanna Gillespie

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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  • Fluent in English; learning Italian, Sign Language - American, Swedish
  • 24, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • uni student , nanny
  • high school garduate, certified bartender, EMD/EFD diplomas
  • From Kelowna, B.C
  • Profile 60% complete

About Me


beautiful people don't just happen.


so I've recently read over my "about me" stint and decided it was a bit much.
in reality, to actually conclude yourself within a standard 5 sentences (more or less), is pretty much impossible. people try to write down their lives in books, movies, and for the most part succeed. but there will always be scenes cut from the final project, pages edited out due to relevance to the bigger message, etc.
bottom line is; you can't explain yourself completely to anyone, language is a means of communication, but there will always be misunderstandings. all we have are blue prints of ourselves to offer,
here's mine:
I'm back in canada, continueing my education.
I'll do anything for someone I care about,
I don't tolerate condescending people or stupidity,
I seem to be somewhat of a humorous person for the majority of my time, i\m actively participating in my music and art,
and I want you to figure this part out for yourself,
so, go.


learn, with every step you take.
smile pretty, choose your battles, and watch your back.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Visited Countries Map from TravelBlog

show me something i haven't seen before, because i'm looking for it.


this is the best thing since birth control.


i am completely infatuated with animals, art, music and philosophy.
family is incredibly important
spending time with good people
good conversation is always of interest.
zoology, animal behaviour, pyschology
world issues

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies: girl, interupted. P.S I love you, the freedom writers, away we go, chasing liberty, better than chocolate, v for vendetta, imagine me and you, schindler's list, Life is Beautiful, gia, because i said so, push, etc.

Music: Ani Difranco, Damien Rice, John Butler, Missy Higgins, REGINA SPEKTOR , Iron and wine, Sara bareilles, Ingrid Michaelson, Imogen Heap, Rise Against, Mumford and Sons, Alix Olsen, Lisa Hannigan, paramore, Florence and the machine, Three days grace, the bouncing souls, Xavier Rudd, EVERYTHING etc..

Books: ANYTHING by Ellen Hopkins, wasteland, banana kiss, beautiful, little lullibies, the freedom writer's diary, the diary of anne frank, go ask alice, and soo much more. i love to read!!!

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

the first time i swam with a dolphin was when i was 6 years old, i came back from new york a week before 9/11, i spent my sixteenth birthday in russia, I try to live, everyday.

Teach, Learn, Share

there is no point in getting upset over something that you can't control, so choose to be happy, love life and look out for yourself. you can never know to much, and never forget the lesson you have been lucky enough to learn. learn something every day.

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Netherlands, Russian Federation, Sweden, Switzerland, Turks and Caicos Islands, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada, Germany

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