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Overview

  • 24 References 12 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Japanese
  • 33, Female
  • Member since 2008
  • Translation, teaching, the usual 'when in Japan' gigs.
  • Studied at the University of Tasmania - graduated with a ...
  • From Queenstown, Tasmania
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Post-30: the w(a)nder years.

ABOUT ME

Have lived in Japan for 8 years now, I thought it was only going to be a year, but I guess I like it here.
My favourite things in the world are (in no particular order):
Live music
Film cameras
Cafes
My husband
Ramen
Naoshima
Traveling
My parents
Hats
Driving

PHILOSOPHY

Recently, I've decided that getting angry is ok, but staying angry is a total waste of time and energy. Don't be angry!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Not a lot, lately....I'm working on it!
Formally the Nagoya group admin. Threw cool parties 'n stuff.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Started in Chicago as a surfer, continued to host in Nagoya and Sapporo. Met some really fabulous people from very interesting places with really fascinating stories.

Interests

Taking photos, listening to and playing music, watching bad Japanese quiz shows, fooding, checking out gigs.

  • partying
  • traveling
  • music
  • live music

Music, Movies, and Books

Mad Men
Dexter
Monty Python
W.Somerset Maugham
Murakami Haruki
The Beta Band
T-Rex
Deerhoof
Pavement
RC Succession
XTC
Wilco

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

It's pretty lame, but summertime sunsets in Tasmania are guaranteed to make me wonder why I don't live there anymore. Always amazing.

Teach, Learn, Share

I know a fair bit about Japan. Maybe more than my Japanese partner. Try us, we'll take a quiz. I'll beat him.

Countries I’ve Visited

Guam, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, Japan

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