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Sydney, NSW, Australia
Offering a couch to make this world a better place :) Small step toward peace ... But you gotta start somewhere, don't you? ;c) I'm normally not that "deep", but I like to enjoy this world and that's more fun with likeminded folks :D
I haven't been very CS active the past 5 years and now, that it is very much on the horizon that I am moving back into a CS-Hot Spot I am very much looking forward to getting back into the community and start hosting again! I've missed the world at my door step ;)
Trying to keep that short ;) I am a big travelling soul and rarely in one place for all that long. I am just about to settle, recently got married (to a non-CSer) and we live in the USA now, after having lived in various places all over Europe before... Done that for 5 years, and next stop: Australia!
I was born in Munich, lived in that vicinity (roughly around Munich, Fürstenfeldbruck, Augsburg, never staying long in one place) until I was 20. Moved to Münster (northern parts of Germany), moved to the United States (near NYC to be more precise) and two years later I moved to Vienna, Austria, and now am in Knoxville, TN with my three cats (and yes, they will come with us to Australia as well, Vets and Quarantine willing!)
In a nutshell, it means, yes, my couch is actually my three cat's ;c) ...
You have this typical picture of an old woman, in an old cottage somewhere in the middle of no-where, growing old with just herself and her 35 cats. That is actually not all that far off, with the difference that I don't seem to be condemned to live on my own and I never really want to have more than 3 cats at any given same time... (Yes... I do have a sensible head in some moments ;) )
One's gotta have taste in life ... :P IF I don't have it... Brummel does...
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
Uhm... I participate... chitting and chatting, offered my couch, traveling the world and hoping for couches to sleep on?
Hosting folks, cooking for them, going out with them, parties, etc.
Lately, I have been a bit inactive - I was moving house and won't be highly active for another couple of weeks/months - as, big surprise, another house move is on the horizon.
As soon as that is done, I may be able to selectively host again - I'll be a bit rural though, outside of Knoxville and it will be hard to host people without a car: There is little to no public transportation.
Keep in mind: My husband is not a couchsurfer and never has been. Whoever requests to stay with us, I will have to clarify with him first, but he is aware of my couchsurfing passion and is in full support. :)
:D Just the greatest Experiences:
I might take time to list everyone here, but so far everyone has been great!
Hosted and Surfed a lot now and will not cease to continue, despite a small hiatus at the moment ;c)
Cats are more a passion than a mere interest..., Books, Photography, Board Games, RPG, Computer Games (Good old Games?) :D
Music, Movies, and Books
Last Movies Watched: Disney Movies, Pixar Movies, MARVEL stuff, Into the Woods, Les Mis, Legend of the Guardians, Kick-Ass, Prince of Persia, Alice in Wonderland, How to train your Dragon 1 & 2, Avatar, WALL-E (*sigh* gorgeous movie :D ...), Stardust (VERY much to be recommended, WONDERFUL film!), Hogfather (VERY funny movie! Love Terry Pratchett)
Last Music Bought: Celia Pavey, Bo Bruce, Piano Guys, various soundtracks, Owl City, Rogue's Gallery, Best of Ennio Morricone, Classical Collection, Nightwish - Wishmaster (I know, old... who cares? ;) ), Steve McDonald
Last Books read: Temereire Series (Naomi Novik), Kushiel's Series (Jacqueline Carey), The Cat Who Walks Through Walls (Robert A. Heinlein), Black Jewel's Trilogy (Anne Bishop), Neverwhere (Neil Gaiman), Good Omens (T. Pratchett, N. Gaiman), Anansi Boys (N. Gaiman), Carpe Jugulum (T. Pratchett), His Dark Materials (P. Pullman), Eragon & Eldest & Brisingr (C. Paolini), The complete Sparhawk Series (D. Eddings), The Little Prince (A. d. Saint-Exupery), Jonathan Livingston Seagull (R. Bach), Harry Potter 1 - 7 ... seriously, you want me to count down all my latest books? I read at least 2 - 3 / week in general... uhm... that'd take AGES!!!
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Traveling is the most amazing life-Experience.
I've been to Greece (numerous times), USA (quite a lot of places), Italy (Venice, the Tuscany), Singapore, Indonesia (Aceh), Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur, Cameron Highlands), Canada,...
And wherever I live, there is wonders to be seen, too :D Münster, one my most loved places - Vienna, love it just as much...
Can't believe I've actually been on CS for that long. My old profile is here:
In the meantime I've moved house 5 times, moved continent once, have another continental move coming up, got married, gained another kitten, have been owning a horse for three years (biggest heart break, I can't take him to Australia with me, so he's being re-homed!) ...
Life is good :)
Teach, Learn, Share
Hmm.. if we meet in Vienna and I give you a city tour :c) I don't know TOO much about the city, but the few things I know, I gladly share. I love showing people around and telling two or three or four of the many, many legends and stories there are about Vienna :D Since I will not have been in Vienna in ages, my tourist guide skills for Austria sadly won't be used there (I kinda did that apprenticeship to be a certified guide for naught ;) )
I am looking forward to getting into things in Sydney though and learning about it, and will gladly explore Sydney, Australia with my guests.
What I Can Share with Hosts
Right now, nothing. I have no clue about the living situation, but once we are settled in, I will update this.
Countries I’ve Visited
Andorra, Australia, Canada, Cayman Islands, France, Greece, Italy, Jamaica, Malaysia, Mexico, Montenegro, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Tanzania, United Kingdom
Countries I’ve Lived In
Austria, Germany, United States