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I am an American immigrant in Norway working as an environmental consultant for the local government borough of Sagene in Oslo. I am also involved in the Transition Town Movement and helped found Omstilling Sagene and Sykkelkjøkkenet Oslo (The Bike Kitchen Oslo).
If there is one thing that I love most about life it is hearing your story. I love to learn about people: where they came from, who their ancestors were, and what they think of global affairs. If you have the mouth for talking, I have the ears to listen.
Because we don't think of future generation, they will never forget us. - Henrik Tikkanen
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I offer food, drink and conversation.
I have surfed in several European countries and in the States. I have also hosted a number of folks over the years - either as an individual or as part of a CS corridor when I lived in Sweden. The result is always the same: a fantastic experience and fond memories.
Photography, Hiking, Backpacking, Biking, Sailing, Cigars, Research (Sustainable Consumption), Water Balloon Launching, Permaculture, Transition Town Movement
Music, Movies, and Books
Anything that includes Irish fiddle music and a djembe (Afro Celt Sound Systems)
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
While I was Wwoofing in Australia I went to a village three hours outside of Sydney and became a member of the community in less than four hours. It all began with Ron's wake...
Countries I’ve Visited
Australia, Austria, Canada, Estonia, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Russian Federation, Virgin Islands, U.S.
Countries I’ve Lived In
New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, United States