Manosque, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France

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  • From Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
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About Me


Meet new people, improve my English, help, being helped...


I like meeting new people and learning new things, this is how I try to make life spicy. But also running, mountain biking, back-country skiing, and crossfit.
All our favorite activities depend a lot on weather and season, but I think we can define ourselves quite well by the things we do for fun even we cannot practice a lot. Both of us need to put a little outdoor adventures in our lives to keep our balance, even if most of the time we are just trying to be not too bad parents for our three teenagers. The 3 of them left home already but are sometimes home on weekends. I'm also interested in cooking and all sorts of handcrafts, drawing, sewing...
At the moment my new passion is definitely crossfit !


Atheist, Respecful, open minded (I hope) and trying to be happy enough to make people around me happy enough

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I do try keep to the dogs off the couch, and I try to help people the way they want to be helped.


I started hosting, and realised it changed my life even without traveling. Great encounters too and I had to admit the world is FULL of fantastic people to meet.


I'm attracted by passionate people whatever their passion is. I love learning news things, new activities : I love being a beginner in any field.
I like to help.

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies : Walter Mitty, Into the Wild, Mort d'un commis voyageur, Adam's Apples, Bagdad Cafe, A Serious Man, Bruce Allmighty, Une Histoire Vraie, Forest Gump, Mr Schmidt, Carnets de voyage, La Mort Suspendue, Le Nom de la rose...

I love many NPR Podcasts, my favorite : Ted Radio, Freakonomics and A Prairie Home Companion.

I think only live music and voices can touch me.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I've homeschooled our 3 children. They had never been to school untill fourteen yo, and they don't look too weird, believe me !

Teach, Learn, Share

I could teach how to draw, climb, sew, make mosaïcs, swim the crawl and cook a few Provence recipes.

I would like to improve my English.

What I Can Share with Hosts

If you want to talk, we can talk, but if you want to spend a cool evening, just resting and using my wifi connection, you can too !
I would like to help people just the way they want to be helped.

Countries I’ve Visited

England, India, Morocco, Paraguay, Scotland, Spain, Tunisia, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

France, United States

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