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Overview

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  • Fluent in English, French
  • 32, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • Shameless PhD student
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  • From Pont l'Abbe, France
  • Profile 55% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Penniless poet hoping to meet fellow word-lovers

ABOUT ME

A penniless poet needing some friendly couches to crash on while giving readings a bit all over England.

PHILOSOPHY

I am sadly void of one.....

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I can't offer a couch to anybody just yet as I am living with the parents, but hopefully that situation will soon change...

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Utter beginner!

Interests

poetry, theatre, music, reading, drinking....

  • arts
  • poetry
  • dancing
  • ballet dancing
  • drinking
  • reading
  • music

Music, Movies, and Books

As far as books are concerned I am rather stuck in the 19th century, I adore Victor Hugo especially L'Homme Qui Rit, it's a such a wonderfully grotesque and theatrical romp of a novel. I am also in love with Verlaine, Baudelaire and Rostand's Cyrano de Bergerac. I do also like J.K. Rowling, Luke Kennard, AS Byatt, Simone de Beauvoir and really trashy novels too.

I'm a little more contemporary where favourite films are concerned. Whilst Harvey, Silk Stockings, Jules et Jim, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown and Some Like it Hot are favourites of mine; my heart belongs to: Tideland, Waitress, The Secretary, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, The Life Aquatic and Delicatessen. I enjoy bratpack movies, they're my guilty pleasure.

Music wise I have a soft spot for 80s and 90s music, especially if it's French. I am in no way a music expert; I tend to get addicted to individual songs that I play over and over and find it hard to see the bigger picture... I enjoy a bundle of things: Louise Attaque, Caravan Palace, The Dresden Dolls, Santana, John Cale, The Cure, Malajube, The Beatles, The Tiger Lillies, Benabar, Like a Thief, Olivia Ruiz, David Bowie, Charles Aznavour, ....

Teach, Learn, Share

eighteenth century French art and theatre, French Revolution, Ballet dancing, French, and the odd Breton song....

Countries I’ve Visited

Guadeloupe, Iceland

Countries I’ve Lived In

France

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