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  • 64 References 46 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Chinese, French, Russian, Welsh
  • 31, Male
  • Member since 2007
  • journalist
  • Philosophy Masters Degree
  • From Cardiff, UK
  • Profile 90% complete

About Me


Absorb and reflect


i'm an explorer, okay, i get curious about everything and i want to investigate all kinds of stuff!


The ordinary is extraordinary.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Hosting in Cambridge, Prague and Beijing, surfing all over Eurasia - both amazingly positive experiences.


Trying to cultivate an interest in everything, but mainly: subway stations, fruit, industrial architecture, experimental music, escalators, 20th century dictators, stand up comedy, languages, microeconomics, librarians, smells, things found on the ground, the solar system. and philosophy (sometimes).

  • architecture
  • music
  • surfing
  • languages

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: Every genre has something good. At the moment I'm most interested in Chinese music, Jazz and 20th century classical.
Books: I read anything put in front of me, and occasionally stuff put behind me.
Movies: Anything intelligent, or with Dinosaurs.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

An iron mine, Hebei, China

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