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  • 122 references 109 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning French, Gaelic, Swedish
  • 40, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Music mostly
  • ...some university
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About Me


to study and do what i can to get where i want to be


Generally take a laid back approach to most things, but you know when you have to work you have to work, music has been a large part of me life for quite a few years and i cant really see it goin away any time soon...

I am currently a fabricator/welder working for a company that makes containers that house power generators.
Primarily i am a guitarist, but i try to branch out where and whenever possible, its always sweet to learn something new and/or different.
I would be a very open minded person who is fit to make informed decisions, aswell as music i am beginning to develop a passion for cooking and actually find it quite therapeutic to say the least (very much a bit of this bit of that sort of cook) who knows what ill end up with, but its always edible...and of course now I am actually training to cook...


im of the "...why not" ethos, & as of late "if you dont ask, you dont get"
i dont see why we cant take opportunities as they present themselves, some of the best moments are the ones that just seem to happen.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


participate in any way i can...why notat the moment all i have done is host, but i do have plans to eventually surf aswell


Overall i have found Couchsurfing a very interesting experience and it has certainly helped me expand my horizons on several levels. Iv found that a vast majority of the people iv met have been genuinely nice, open and honest...what more could you ask for?
There has been alot of laughing, a degree of drinking, a fair bit of sleeping and even a little bit of crying


as it may have become apparent by now, my main interest is Music, but i do tend to delve into other areas. I enjoy learning/doing new tasks/things, which has led to some interesting jobs over the years.
I am an avid fan of MMA and currently train in BJJ/Submission Wrestling, i liken the grappling side of the sport to 'the most physically exhausting chess match youll ever have'
Of course i enjoy film and tv, but was never really into reading.

  • cooking
  • drinking
  • chess
  • reading
  • tv
  • origami
  • music
  • guitar
  • sports
  • wrestling

Music, Movies, and Books

Tool, A Perfect Circle, Alice in Chains, The Doors, Led Zeppelin, Metallica, John Martyn, Radiohead, Rory Gallagher, Al Di Meola, Evan Christopher, Pearl Jam, David Bowie, Black Sabbath, The Orb, Faithless, Portishead, Deftones, Primus, RATM, Pierre Bensusan, Primus, Rush, King Crimson, CCR, Puscifer, Pink Floyd, Yes, ELO, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Velvet Underground/Lou Reed...and the list goes on and on...

Oldboy, Shawshank Redemption, Star Wars, LotR, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, True Romance, Studio Ghibli stuff, Ghost in the Shell, Akira, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Quentin Tarintino stuff, Desperado, Casshern, Zombieland, Battle Royale, Fearless, Day of the Dead, any Arnie flick, Firefly/Serenity, Supernatural, Dexter, Family Guy ...once again, possibly a never ending list

as far as books are concerned, the only ones i have are all factually/educationally related...and msotly directly to music. i was never into fiction books, but i do sometimes read about history and enjoy fact based knowledge

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

been to the top of Mt Fuji...
worked in a Gold Mine...in Ireland, seriously, there's one

Teach, Learn, Share

Always willing to show a few chords on the guitar, or any other instrument i happen to have in my possession at the time.
I can teach how to make an origami cup...it actually works, also makes an effective makeshift ashtray if made out of foil...I know others aswell, ha
I have limited cooking knowledge, buts it's constantly growing
I also have a wealth of useless and irrelevant information, so who knows what quirky little facts one could pick up...

Countries I’ve Visited

France, Ireland, Japan, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Ireland, United Kingdom, United States

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