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About me... Hmmm... I've seen 30% of the world, which is quite enough for me. I have been trained as an actor by the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, Kings College London, and the Bush Theater! I've performed for the Queen, traveled the world, but I've not a friend in it... I'd like to change that!
"It is not the critic who counts, not the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred by the dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs and comes short again and again; who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions and spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly; so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory or defeat." Theodore Roosevelt...
I would like to share one more with you as well....
"In Hell there is a grand Banquet with everything your heart desires upon a table and everyone is endowed with utensils though too long to feed themselves - but oh how they try... In Heaven all is the same as Hell, with one exception... Those in Heaven have learned to feed each other." Buddhist Monk on Christianity...
Now I'm not Religious I'm spiritual but would to point out that the Buddhist concept of heaven and hell is entirely different from that in other religions. Buddhists do not accept that these places are eternal. It is unreasonable to condemn a man to eternal hell for his human weakness but quite reasonable to give him every chance to develop himself. From the Buddhist point of view, those who go to hell can work themselves upward by making use of the merit that they had acquired previously. There are no locks on the gates of hell. Hell is a temporary place and there is no reason for those beings to suffer there forever. However it will take time and the help of others from the higher realms willing to invest in said beings and bring them to Heavens table.
Obviously Roosevelt... awesome quote... and I am in the arena doing everything I possibly can with the time I have... Keep in mind fruit takes time to bare my friends, harvest is not tomorrow, but when the fruit is ripe, and criticizing doesn't make time move any faster... The monks quote is completely relevant, because it tells us why... "If there is no one investing in you - you will never be fed, you will never grow!"
Give someone a space to grow, invest in them, and they will...
Verily I have accomplished much in life and I imagine if Teddy were sitting down with me today, in his round glasses and bushy mustache, he'd be giving me the pep talk. Advising me to not be overwhelmed, depressed, or pushed under by current events?
He would read my resume, look me straight in the eye, and tell me that I, too, am an asset to humanity!
He would recount all of my achievements and accomplishments and capabilities and ask that I live up to my full potential, while networking leads to provide me the opportunity to do so. He would tell me to not listen to all the "No"s, nay-sayers, critics and doubting Tom's, while reassuring me that, I *will* find my next great role in life?
In short Teddy would believe in me, because he knew that people are the greatest investment of all...
This is what I need now in San Diego - people who are willing to invest in me... I could care less about being famous, I merely want to see what I have created become manifest in the world... Care of fame is an ego trait... and countless gurus in my travels have told me I reside in the God realm with no attachment to ego, yet no power of manifestation in the real world, they have a point, but let me relate why....
It's because I have no one investing in... ME... everyone I meet is too busy feeding themselves... Keep in mind I am an actor/ thespian, trying to find employment in a new place and build a network and facilitate the making of my first movie - which would surmount to 4 million dollars in my pocket to spread around - Now I'm not sure, but I'll ask - wouldn't you like to be invited to that banquet?
"Depe zhenla penche' semdi sang..." Helping others with devotion, this kind of mind is noble.
"Sang disem che' penla zhenpe' de." Others are devoted to the one who has this kind of noble mind. Tsongkhapa 1357-1419
Oh my I am rambling, lol...
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I'm uncertain, but it looks like I'll be surfing your way here soon... lol
I'm a total beginner!
I love the spirit of all the worlds night life... And Sushi! mmmmmm
Music, Movies, and Books
The Libertine, V for Vendetta, Dead Man, The Dark Knight, The Soloist... I love all kinds of Music I'm not as avid a reader as I once was but always enjoyed the Classics and Fictional Prose.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
I achieved my doctorate degree at 24! Have performed at the Royal Court! Played in Broadway Shows! Run a nightclub out of my Apartment called "theApartment"! Played Equestrian Polo on the lakes of St. Moritz! Ski'd Zematt's Matterhorn! Been to Angkor! Witnessed three suns set simultaneously in Tsi-ning-choo China! Trekked into Tibet via Laos, met the Dalai Lama (& stayed three months)! Kept my head in Djemma El Fna! Made mad love doused in Veuve Clicquot Brut on the observation deck of the Eiffel Tower! Mmmmm wet sticky fun! I could go on, but Why! lol.
Teach, Learn, Share
Wow, well I can teach acting - of course it will not be in any sense ordinary lol, Because my best acting teachers weren't actors at all - they were just, Wild @ Heart! People often ask me why I'm not famous for something yet; I act, I paint, I write, and shoot with Helmut Newton's Verve! Honestly, if you'd really like to know - it's because no one has ever loved me... Oh my, that's such a downer... lol, Well, I can also teach you to burn negative emotional states through YOGA! lmao!