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I live in a house with a garden, with my 22 year daughter, and her dog. We have spare rooms.
Single dad, TED.com and TEDx organiser Fan, business and social entrepreneu.
multi-track life. I'm tall, like talking, listening, reading, laughing, standup comedy. Doing my own thing, spending time with others I can connect with. It's not all, but a start. I'm often say yes and always consider the chance to do something new. I like putting ideas into action and thinking, which is why I am so into the TED.com and TEDx movement
Have fun, make money, be useful
I'm the guy who says "yes -Why not?"
I'm a rational optimist and like the idea of
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
host people, track down CS-ers when I am travelling. go to CS parties. go on about it to my friends. I set up the http://www.couchsurfing.org/group.html?gid=61011 here on Couchsurfing and it's mirror on Facebook. I want to bring the world of TED.com and Couchsurfing together and set up this group to help make it happen
I met someone at a party in 2007 and started hosting.
people, doing things,starting new projects, I like being with people whose light bulbs are on .I run a singing club, setting up a games club. am allergic to status conscious people, show offs, and people with low self esteem..
Music, Movies, and Books
Casablanca, Kino Paradiso, Dead of Night
Music - anything that is fun to sing along with.. not at all worried it if is cool or not
Books. I love reading well written books for all ages Michelle Paver, Jonathan Stroud, Philip Pullman, Ayn Rand, Robert Harris, Roald Dahl, Malcolm Gladwell, the Economist, the list is endless...
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
I was at the world record breaking largest launch of 57,000 rockets at the UK annual fireworks competition in 2006... and do my own fireworks displays from time to time.
Teach, Learn, Share
I'm good at organisations and business, give talks in schools colleges about motivation and leadership. have had many small failures, a few disasters and the odd success. I enjoy meeting people who are into TED and TEDx
What I Can Share with Hosts
food drink and company, introductions to my friends
Countries I’ve Visited
Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Canada, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Peru, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In
Poland, South Korea, United Kingdom