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I am curious on anything inspiring and complex.
I identify with liberal thinking, democracy, self-responsibility, common sense and reliability.
And these days? After almost 2 years in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia, and the Design City Toronto, Ontario I moved back to Europe. A year-long stopover in St. Gallen, Switzerland, did follow. You find me in Luxembourg these days, where I do my PhD in Lifelong learning.
But my Wanderlust will never diminish and I am curious to meet you some day anywhere.
I love active living and I hate idleness.
Life is lived forward but understood backwards (Kierkegaard, 1840ish)
One more? -Once expanded to the dimension of a larger idea, the mind never ever regresses to its original size. (Homes, 1880ish)
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
My CS-Career began on a trip through Europe in 2010 for a scientific survey being supported by a EU foundation. Its vision is to connect young people in european countries. I attempted to implement their vision. It is the Schwarzkopf foundation.
In 2010, I moved to Vancouver, BC, Canada had a cosy free couch in my skylight living room. 2011 I moved to Toronto, Ontario, where I had two couches. In 2012 I moved to Switzerland for my science job. Thus I have 1 amazing couch for 2 in St Gallen, Switzerland, at the moment.
invariably positive experiences as a couch- (better: matress-) surfer in Netherlands, Belgium, France, England, Wales, Ireland, Scotland and Canada yet!
Science of High Performance Teams, Leadership, Psychology and Economics
Sports (Beachvolleyball, Marathon, Golf, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Ultimate Frisbee, Surfing, Longboard)
People (of any kind, as long they have good Kharma)
Music, Movies, and Books
movies: A serious man (Cohen brothers), A single man (Tom Ford), Bright Star (Jane Campion), Into the Wild, the thin red line
Music: Said the Whale, Mumford and Sons, The Naked and Famous, Arcade Fire, Electronic Music
Books: John Ralston Saul, Antonio Damasio (Decartes Error), several
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Eating an apple with one bite
Teach, Learn, Share
Teach: Psychological and Leadership issues
Share: Fascination for theatre, music, Weissbier and sports
Countries I’ve Visited
Austria, Bahrain, Canada, Denmark, India, Ireland, South Africa, Switzerland, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In
Canada, Germany, Switzerland