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To experience, create, discover, unearth, and be surprised. In no particular order...
I have always had a passion for finding a unique angle in life. Music and the visual arts (photography and design) are 2 of my strongest passions. The best 6 months of life was working as a photographer in Whistler Canada (a winter wonderland) where I lived with 5 good friends and met many more. I always strive for seeing life in other people's eyes from all cultures to broaden my understanding of the world.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I wish to share my experiences of the world with others. I want to see a city through a local's eyes, to see how people around the world live their day to day lives. I want to push my understand of how I and you can live day to day.
I have hosted 4 different groups of people from France, USA, Denmark and Germany. Everytime has been great fun and they tend to teach me things about my life and Melbourne.
Music, Movies, and Books
Music: Radiohead (best concert of my life), Ratatat, Animal Collective Led Zeppelin, Fleet Foxes, Bon Iver, Iron and Wine, Justice, Band of Horses, Bob Dylan, !!!, Pink Floyd, Jimi Hendrix, Dirty Three, Nick Cave with and without his Bad Seeds, Wu Tang, White Stripes, Strokes, The Walkmen, Air, Augie March, Girl Talk, Vivaldi, George Gerswhin, Miles Davis, Flaming Lips, Grizzly Bear, Jeff Buckley, Johnny Cash, Leonard Cohen, Lil Wayne, Lou Reed, M83, Air, Nick Drake, No Age, Architecture in Helsinki, Phoenix, Pearl Jam, Pink Floyd, Rolling Stones, Seu Jorge, Spoon, Vampire Weekend, OutKast (early)
(note I was actually quite strict with my criteria to which musicians make this list)
Movies: Mighty Boosh (if they made a movie),Sin City, Anchorman, Juno, Pulp Fiction, Ninja Scroll, Clockwork Orange, Old School, Spirited Away, Princess Monoyoke, Waking Life, Wes Anderson Whole Collection (including bottle rocket), Song Remains the same, The Wall, Breaker Morant, The Castle
Authors: Thomas Pynchon, Hermann Hesse, Kurt Vonnegut, David Eddings, Nick Cave, Hunter S Thompson, Robert Drewe, Shakespeare, Plato, J.R.R Tolkein, J.D Salinger, Bret Easton Ellis, Peter Carey
Countries I’ve Visited
Bolivia, France, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Spain, United Kingdom, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In
Australia, Canada, Japan, South Africa