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Overview

  • 18 References 14 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning
  • 33, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Amateur Hour
  • MA Contemporary Literature (Ongoing) University of York
  • From Moyvore
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Just moved to Tokyo.

ABOUT ME

Just moved to Tokyo to teach.
Now am flying solo.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Meet the odd surfer in Tokyo, but it's pretty quiet at the moment due to studious obligations.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Re-engaged as of now.

Interests

Music, films, books, more books. Playing the guitar (but only in private as therapy). Occasional writing.

  • writing
  • books
  • beer
  • yoga
  • flying
  • movies
  • music
  • guitar
  • hiking

Music, Movies, and Books

Jack Nicholson in the 1970s; early Hal Hartley films; David Lynch; Robert Altman; 'The Master'; 'Gummo'; 'McCabe & Mrs Miller'; 'The Player'; 'King of Marvin Gardens'; John Cassavetes; 'The Saddest Music in the World' or any Guy Maddin; Codeine; Mission of Burma; Ornette Coleman; Poets: John Ashbery, Wallace Stevens and James Tate; Nicholson Baker; 'The Lime Twig' by John Hawkes; 'Loving' by Henry Green; David Markson, full-stop. 'Carpenter's Gothic' by William Gaddis. 'The Loser' by Thomas Bernhard. In general contrarian, energetic fiction.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I saw legendary folk singer Michael Hurley play a gig in a grocery store in North East Portland, Oregon.
Hiking around Sai Kung territory in Hong Kong - it looks like Scotland.

Teach, Learn, Share

Yoga, the wrong way.

What I Can Share with Hosts

beer-tasting,
floor-mopping,
flustered monologues.

Countries I’ve Visited

Germany, Spain, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Hong Kong, Ireland, Japan, United States

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