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I'm a writer and filmmaker living in London. I am married to a wonderful girl who has somehow overlooked all my failings and finds me charming and lovable.
He who bears the torch gives light to everyone.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I surf when I travel and I try to host as much as possible, circumstances permitting.
I was homeless in LA when I was 17 and spent a very fruitful (and hazy) six weeks surfing couch in Venice Beach. I've hosted couch surfers in the past, from friends who needed a pad to travel buddies who came to London for a few nights. I got the opportunity to surf some couch in Armenia and Latvia as well. This community has some wonderful people tucked away in some unexpected places!
Film, music, writing, travelling, books, theatre, food.
Music, Movies, and Books
Film: The Blues Brothers, Fight Club, The Holy Mountain, Save The Green Planet, Network.
Music: NOMEANSNO, Slayer, The Jesus Lizard, Nick Cave, Tom Lehrer, Frank Zappa.
Books: Post Office, Ask The Dust, The Power of One, The Talisman.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
I got married in Stonehenge at sunset. That was cool.
Teach, Learn, Share
Tarot. Backgammon. Go. Mise en scene. Video editing. Obscure music. Esoteric books. Life advice. Good tea & coffee. I Ching. Secret recipes.
What I Can Share with Hosts
My time and my attention, perhaps the only valuable resources any of us have at our disposal, and so frequently wasted.
Countries I’ve Visited
Albania, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Kenya, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malaysia, Monaco, Morocco, Myanmar, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Somalia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Syrian Arab Republic, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey
Countries I’ve Lived In
Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States