I'm a PhD student at the Universitat d'Alacant studying machine translation, I also work as a language engineer. I'm interested in languages, travelling, and all that other stuff listed below.
Regarding the languages I speak: Beginner denotes that I studied this for some time and am literate to some degree. Intermediate denotes that I can function on a day to day basis in this language.
- English Expert
- Spanish Fluent
- Catalan Fluent
- French Intermediate
- Russian Beginner
- Norwegian Beginner
- Basque Beginner
aberystwyth, anarchism, anime, anti-imperialism, balkans, central asia, drugs, dystopia, electric wizard, films, free software, global justice, gnu, graffiti, history, hitch-hiking, irc, languages, libertarianism, linguistics, metallica, mythical origins of language, nirvana, opeth, pantera, pennywise, playing guitar, politics, programming, sailing, sepultura, slayer, socialism, spanish punk, the gathering, tool, travelling, ua, uea, utopia, uwa, volunteering
The books of George Orwell and Hunter S. Thompson, Isaac Asimov and Peter Fleming, among countless others.
Most music with guitars and drums. Particularly punk, metal, rock, post-rock, grunge... etc.
Films that are described as "social realist", or "gritty", fear and loathing in las vegas, anything with stunning cinematography or that makes you think.
- Past trips:
TRAVELLED: Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Romania, Scotland, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine, United States, Wales, Malta, Sweden, Morocco, Finland, Russia, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Finland; LIVED: England, Ireland, Spain, United States, Wales, Iceland, Luxembourg, Norway
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At the moment I'm in a shared house, so it's space on my floor I'm afraid. I have a sleeping mat available.