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Philippe Leroyer

Paris, Ile-de-France, France

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Overview

  • 112 Positive References2 Neutral
  • Fluent in English, French, German
  • 42, Male
  • Member since 2005
  • Writer & Photographer
  • University (psychologie mostly)
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

[please read the "My Home" section before sending your request]

CURRENT MISSION

To get my photos and writing paying for a life of traveling

ABOUT ME

I'm the Milky Bald Guru... what else is there to say?

:) I'm a writer and a photographer. Which explains why I often work home. I write books and for the TV, and take all kind of pictures... preferring when it's dangerous or of naked women. Which is not always incompatible. You can have a look at my photos here : http://www.flickr.com/photos/philippeleroyer/collections/

What else? I just started to get interested in meditation and yoga. Any tips, advises, lessons are welcome. I played American Football until a few years ago and I do quad rollerskating on big tours in Paris with a lot of friendly people (like thousands of them). If ever you're into rollerskating, bring yours or rent some here, and we'll have a 3 hours journey in the city.

While having been a bartender for 4 years, I never drink alcohol. Don't smoke either. But give really good massages.

While having been a DJ, I don't know a lot about music, while having been a stripper I can totally keep my clothes on, and while having been a comic-book seller... well, I keep reading comic-books.

If it's a rainy day, you might have a chance to beat me at the Wii. I'm quite easy going, so unless you're a total ass, we should get along just fine. :)

Oh, and I get along with people of 18 as much as people in their 50's, and everyone in between, in my everyday life... so don't let a simple number keep us away from each other.

PHILOSOPHY

Make life as simple as possible, avoiding unsolvable problems, and always being respectful of others. That and having the most possible fun out of it.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Obviously I host some... offering as much comfort as I can... and I do travel a bit. And I've been one of the "Paris Emergency Group" moderators. Weehee!!!!

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Couchsurfing has made me meet interesting and nice people on every occasion, in the US, Nepal, India, Germany, Spain, and here in France. Long and deep discussions, highly valuable insights, and great laughs... no matter where in the world you are, those encounters always teach you things and are fantastic opportunities for some really good times.

Interests

Books, movies, exhibitions, Lomography, people, cultures, travels, politics, and women of course.

Music, Movies & Books

I don't really know anything about music... just listening a bit of everything, but mostly soundtracks, electro, and a bit of zydeco.

Book authors (such a loooooong list) : Terry Pratchett, Neil Gaiman, Brett Easton Ellis, Cormac McCarthy, Nicholson Baker, Douglas Coupland, Mark Haddon, Jeffrey Eugenides, China Miéville, John Irving, Chuck Palahniuk, Robin Hobb, George R. R. Martin, Dennis Lehanne, Patrick McGrath, James Ellroy, Michel Houellebecq, James Lee Burke, Anna Rozen, ... (and soooooo many others)

Comic-Book writers : Warren Ellis, Robert Kirkman, Garth Ennis, Brian Michael Bendis, Ed Brubaker, Mike Mignola, Brian Wood, Neil Gaiman, Grant Morrison, Alan Moore, Andy Diggle, Jason Aaron, ... (and a few others)

Movie directors : Judd Apatow, David Lynch, Oliver Stone, Clint Eastwood, Michael Mann, Larry Clark, Stephen Daldry, Lars von Trier, Gore Verbinski, Cédric Klapisch, Michael Haneke, Christopher Nolan, Sam Mendes, Guillaume Canet, Ridley Scott, Tony Scott, Michel Gondry, Quentin Tarantino, Alexandre Aja, Peter Jackson, Zabou Breitman, Danny Boyle, Stanley Kubrick, Baz Luhrmann, Guy Ritchie, the Cohen Brothers, Jennifer Lynch, ... (and soooooooooo many others)

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Can't really tell here, can I? :)

Teach, Learn, Share

I don't know if I can teach, but I surely can share some knowledge I got (in photography, in storytelling, basic massages tips, and so on...)

Everything I don't know, I'm open to learn. What can you teach me?

And let's share some good times, first of all.

Countries I've Visited

Bahrain, Croatia, France, Germany, Greece, India, Italy, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I've Lived In

France

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