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locate my pants.
I'm a 33 year old professional touring musician and cabaret performer. I grew up in the suburbs and moved out after graduating from university with a film degree. I worked for a kid's cartoon for a long time, but had a change of heart. I began to teach myself guitar and worked as a nanny for a few years. I quit my dayjob 5 years ago when my career took off as a performer (living the dream!). I work from home, managing/booking a few projects. I like to read, write short stories, play board games, cook for my friends, swim, and run. And play music of course!
I don't smoke cigarettes, and I typical limit myself to free alcohol (a lot of it in my line of work). I'm also 420 friendly.
Why worry when you can wonder?
And also, a comet is just a comet.
Finally - if you're gonna bomb onstage, bomb on your own terms.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I went to many CS parties in NYC and began my involvement there. It was too fun for words! I also couchsurfed in San Francisco and went to the CS party there as well. I couchsurfed in NYC in 2014 for three weeks and made wonderful friends! I have hosted a number of travelers in Vancity, as you'll see in (our) references, and I also generally enjoy couches.
My whole perspective on travel has changed because of this website. Its absolutely the way to go, no question about it.
music, film, visual art, short stories, cooking, scotch, naps, massage, the
ocean, genetics, lucid dreaming, feminism, animals, poetry, cosmology, mythology, guitar, vox, humanitarianism, cartoons, philosophy, jogging, swimming, biking, conscious consumerism, prehistory, the artistic process, people.
- womens rights
- board games
Music, Movies, and Books
Jeff Buckley, Diane Cluck, Edith Piaf, Nina Simone, Tim Buckley, Frank Zappa, Paul Simon, Matt Andersen, Joni Mitchell, Ani diFranco, Leonard Cohen, The Boom Booms, Bjork, The Isley Brothers, Joy Division, Radiohead, Janis Joplin, Bob Dylan, QOTSA, The Band, Neil Young, Queen, Silly Wizard, Mos Def, David Bowie, Ms. Mills, Samuel Barber, Bach, Mozart, Debussy, Sigur Ros, The Pixies, Abida Parveen, Prince, Lhasa, Fat Freddy's Drop, Moulettes, Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra, Movits, Half Moon Run, Black Angels, God Speed You Black Emperor, Moulettes... it goes on...
First 10 Movies I Think of: Amelie, Mary and Max, Garbage Warrior, Adaptation, Baraka, The Sacrifice, Monty Python's The Meaning of Life, Waking Life, Y Tu Mama Tambien, Alive Inside
Books I'm Reading Right Now (this usually saves time): Choose Your Own Adventure Hamlet
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Listen to the whales singing off the coast of Vancouver Island. <3
Teach, Learn, Share
I can cook vegetarian delights! I can do a full body thai massage. I sing and play the guitar. I use Final Cut Pro to edit movies. I can fold shirts really fast. I used to bartend, so I got some good boozipies. I can make dreads. I make tasty chocolate truffles, often special. Um... I can make stuffed animals out of old stockings. I can ride a bike. I can organize your crap. I'm a good driver. I can solve a rubix cube (its not that hard, trust me).
What I Can Share with Hosts
I'm a very good listener! I can help you with art! I'm good at moving heavy things!
Countries I’ve Visited
Australia, Barbados, Botswana, Cambodia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Laos, Malaysia, Mexico, Namibia, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Zimbabwe
Countries I’ve Lived In