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  • 12 References 8 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Norwegian; learning French, Sign Language - Norwegian, Spanish, Swahili
  • 32, Female
  • Member since 2005
  • singer, songwriter, sawplayer, social worker, politician
  • BA (hons) popular music and recording from university of ...
  • From I grew up in Kolbotn, just outside of Oslo
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me


Do good things for the world and write songs about it, and build libraries in poor villages in Tanzania.


I am a singer, songwriter, saw player, social worker and elected politician in the local city council. I want to develop and improve living conditions for people and communities though social work and politics and music.
This is my music: http://soundcloud.com/thebeesniece/sets/i-dont-speak-cat/ and you can find more on youtube (search for Ragnhild Zeigler or The Bee's Niece)


Life is unpredictable, eat the dessert first!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I do not have a place of my own at the moment and not able to host. Some time in the future I will buy a farm house far out in the country side and make a refuge for artists and alternative people tired of city life's demands.


I have met such amazing people through couch surfing. For me it is now the only way to travel:)


Music is a big thing in my life. I also love good food, hiking in the mountains and I love to learn new languages and travel and have interesting conversations with interesting people.
I love politics and social work and I want to change the world for the better.

  • cats
  • concerts
  • dining
  • politics
  • traveling
  • music
  • hiking
  • surfing
  • languages
  • social work
  • mountains

Music, Movies, and Books

All songs by Tom Waits, books by Paulo Coelho and Knut Hamsund, movies by Jim Jarmush and Quentin Tarantino + farenheit 9/11, bowling for Columbine, Lord of the rings, Amelie, cinema paradiso, chocloate, Charlie and the chocolate factory, Harry Potter, anything by Philip Pullman and Erlend Loe. I also really enjoy reading factual books and biographies.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

saw Tom Waits in Dublin - best concert ever!
Stayed 4 days in the Amazon rain forest in Ecuador. It was the most amazing experience of my life! But also living in a mud hut in a poor village in Tanzania really put things in perspective for me.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach norwegian and saw playing, share experiences and views on life, and I want to learn more about other cultures so I get a better understanding of the world and its people.

Countries I’ve Visited

Ecuador, France, Italy, Latvia, Tanzania, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Norway, United Kingdom

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