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Overview

  • 5 references 5 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning French, Spanish
  • 37, Female
  • Member since 2008
  • PhD student
  • Graduate
  • From London, UK
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To be as influential a cog I can be in a big wheel of change

ABOUT ME

I'm a couple of years into a PhD in Philosophy. I'm a big traveller and language lover. I also love cooking cuisines from around the world - my favourite is probably Ethiopian but Indian comes a very close second!

PHILOSOPHY

I'm still working on it. Ask me at the end of my doctorate!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I have had the pleasure of meeting some lovely people by crashing on their couches over the years. I think this is my 10th Couchsurfing Anniversary! One day I will have a decent enough living situation to give back.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Most recently I had a lovely host in STANZEEN in Salem, MA when I was up there for a training day.
In the past I have had an amazing time in Benton Harbor, MI with Kelli and Cliff Reppart - a couple of days turned into a month and I didn't want to leave. Then there was Maximus (not his real name!) in Birmingham, UK who kindly put me up when I was up there for a conference. He cooked me some wonderful gnocchi...

Interests

Travel, Music, Learning Languages, Reading (fiction and non), Running, Yoga

  • reading
  • traveling
  • music
  • languages

Music, Movies, and Books

It changes: currently my favourite artist is Michael Kiwanuka and my favourite fiction book is The Secret History by Donna Tartt.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I have to say the whole of my time in Tibet was magical.

Teach, Learn, Share

I'll fill in this bit when I'm older and wiser...

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Belgium, China, Croatia, Denmark, Ecuador, Fiji, France, Jamaica, Kenya, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, Peru, Poland, Portugal, South Africa, Sweden, Tanzania, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam

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