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Overview

  • 99 References 54 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Swahili, Xhosa
  • 32, Female
  • Member since 2006
  • fun makin'
  • yes puhleeze
  • From gnarlington virginia
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

transcend space and time

ABOUT ME

it's understood, i do it for the hood.

PHILOSOPHY

"if we have no peace it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other."

be pure. and yearn aggressively.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

made a lil ditty at the couchsurfing base camp: http://vimeo.com/2311161

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

skitted around europe, lived with the thailand and alaska collectives, then berkeley base camp! then south africa for three years, where i made a documentary...

http://thecreatorsdocumentary.com/

...and a new world order:

http://invisiblesessions.org/

now i'm working on a couple projects, specifically a documentary based in the bahamas (http://www.brigidybram.com/) and an investigation into the grey market economy (http://www.misfiteconomy.com/film.php).

Interests

music, art, bikes, sling shots, sneak attacks

  • arts
  • documentaries
  • traveling
  • music
  • camping

Music, Movies, and Books

punk, folk, indie, hip hop, prison funk, euphoriacore (http://www.last.fm/music/rifle+recoil), favela riddim. "The Graceful Fallen Mango" by Dave Longstreth, and "The Perfect Jewel" by The Gyuto Monks Tantric Choir. Arvo Part for always. For an straight injection of ecstasy, Future Islands. follow with Jens Lekman if you are blue, and Cocorosie if you are you.

as for books: Lafcadio, the Lion who Shot Back, and What We Talk About When We Talk About Love. In Watermelon Sugar by Richard Brautigan, Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach. for you, from me. others but i am terrible at this game.

movies: days of heaven, pi, habibi, i heart huckabees, devil & daniel johnston, wild combination, most early linklater flicks.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

lived with the CS collectives in Thailand and Alaska. i do believe it is the way we were meant to be, tangled up in each others' lives and limbs, making music, piling on motorbikes and traveling the world.

Teach, Learn, Share

i can make a mean mix tape

Countries I’ve Lived In

South Africa, Thailand, United States

Old School Badges

  • Vouches 9a938eb8eddceeeb3ee4276e3d530a48c5fcca7895c8f13b8b23592736f3d037
    24 Vouches
  • Pioneer 9e5c6d07410be6ad972e78858727f5a200c4ebab1f9bb897eb4d7cbee90959a8
    Pioneer Badge
  • Thailand e47d31f251532ad2ac67d54bbb01f8902d9066a477a37393579455efbbe1ebef
    Thailand Collective
  • Alaska 80dd7c85fd20cb7b2132bf9e5e40ef3be31e6c7eb60add0eb45a70de1e66ad78
    Alaska Collective
  • Base camp dcfcfc7182982092ecdb436eaa2e5a3c9df7506b4a0109015c9920f84368fb48
    BaseCamp Collective

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