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Overview

  • 7 References 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 43, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Personal trainer,Writer and musician
  • Fairly good, thanks for asking
  • From Leicester, England
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

to show people the real england, to visit everywhere and evryone, and to do funny things with chairs..

ABOUT ME

After making music but not making it in music, 'til I was 30, I became a personal trainer. Recently started writing for a magazine and website of a very large company who shall remain nameless.
I've travelled to Oz, Mexico, The States, Central America, Thailand and a fair bit around Europe. Never for long enough. I@m desperate to see more.
I've recently bought A Shack next to a wood which I'm doing up and should be living in soon....It'll be solar and candles... There's water on site but not in the shack... The woods are huge and beautiful and you can't hear cars. I love it.
I drive a '71 VW Beetle. I love it.
I'm finally getting to see Stevie Wonder in September, I believe He's a God of sorts.
Curb your enthusiasm makes me laugh. So do many other things but I shan't bore you.
I like drinking, I like climbing trees, I like sun, I like reading East of Eden.

My shack is finally finished and fully ready for hosting I'm busy a fair bit, bombing around the place but, if you're anywhere round these parts after that, get in touch, I'm ready for a-hostin....

PHILOSOPHY

Google 'Desiderata' That pretty much covers it, I'm probably not even close yet....... You can but try.

"Peas & Loaf"

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Can't wait to start... Hosting... surfing... It's all good

Interests

Music, art, books, travelling, partying.....All the usual stuff good people like. (damn that's hard not to sound vacuous)

  • arts
  • writing
  • books
  • fitness
  • partying
  • drinking
  • reading
  • traveling
  • cars
  • music
  • jazz
  • guitar
  • surfing
  • rock climbing

Music, Movies, and Books

Beatles, stones, beach boys, Janis, stevie, kinks, who, stone roses, hendrix, nina simone, happy mondays, johnny cash, blondie, smiths, blah blah blah................Scorcese, laurel and hardy, woody Allen, coppola, marx brothers, john hughes, withnail and I, billy wilder, audrey hepburn, katherine hepburn, clint, paul newman blah blah blah...
Steinbeck, iain banks, will self, to kill a mockingbird
bleh blah blah......

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Watching Woody Allen playing jazz in Brighton.

Teach, Learn, Share

I'm a Fitness trainer and writer. I'm doing up my shack pretty much from scratch, so although I had no experience before, I can now put up walls, build a floating floor, put in windows and all that good stuff. I can play guitar and bass.

Countries I’ve Visited

Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Cambodia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, India, Ireland, Isle of Man, Japan, Malawi, Mexico, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Peru, Poland, Scotland, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United States, Viet Nam, Virgin Islands, British, Wales

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