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Hanka T.

"Future With a Difference"

Prague, Czech Republic
Speaks: English, Spanish, Czech
Joined Oct 14, 2010
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Joined Oct 14, 2010 Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic 
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Groups Amnesty International, DUO for World Peace, Defenders of Wildlife, Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Electing Pro-Wildlife Leaders, Dog Lovers, Earth Day, Elephant Lovers, Global Activists For Animal Rights, Greenpeace, Jane Goodall Institute: Race for the Primates, NPR - National Public Radio, NWF - National Wildlife Federation, Oxfam, PETA - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals more »
Hometown Prague 
Birthday April 23  
Languages English, Spanish, Czech  
About Me Genuine, honest, thoughtful, loyal, caring, strong-minded, open-minded, dynamic, pragmatic, tenacious, intense, intuitive, passionate, compassionate vegan with a bit of an intellectual and activist streak.
A dog-lover, interested in animal rights, ecology, healthy lifestyle & nutrition, sustainable living, psychology, sociology, photography, art, film, theater.

I spend my time volunteering, reading, wwooffing, hiking with my dogs, watching movies or just watching the sunset on a sunny fall day.
I can be quite outgoing and extroverted at times but prefer and appreciate deep, meaningful human relationships which make people grow and feel the most. Superficial or lukewarm are not my thing.

I'm a good listener, fiercly loyal to, gentle with and supportive of those I hold dear. INXJ on the MBTI.
On the flip side, I am often straightforward to the point of being blunt, I can be sarcastic, stubborn/ opinionated (though not unreasonable) aloof, impulsive at times, and I get impatient with disloyal, narrow-minded, or overly passive and selfish people.

I am a believer in animal and human rights and have been an ethical vegan for the past 4 yrs and a vegetarian for 16 years before that.
I've volunteered in animal and homeless shelters since high school. For over 6 years now, I've been running my own dog rescue in my spare time (I have a full time management job). Besides providing shelter to dogs, we run educational programs for schools, activities for the handicapped and work opportunities for the homeless in the rescue.
I'm also involved in vegan-related activities (helping out at vegan events, mentoring vegan newbies, creating educational brochures and translating).

Whatever type of relationship, I like to dig under the surface and get to know the other person.

Generally, I'm drawn to strong personalities but please, don't confuse this with macho types who have the opposite effect.
To me strength is in firm character and principles, putting your actions where your mouth is, understanding the importance of open mind, honest communication, dependability, as well as compassion, empathy and the ability to show vulnerability.
Being involved (or seriously intrested) in some kind of charitable activity/cause is also important, I've never been much into the "me and mine" types.
A perceptive/ intuitive mind is always a plus.

In relationships of any kind, I value trust, loyalty, open communication, finding joy in everyday, little things and veggie togetherness, mutual support and growth and working together on a shared cause.
  Introduce yourself to Hanka
Pets dog  
Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic
Political Leaning Liberal
Religions Agnostic  
Eating Habits vegan  
Wild Fact About Me
My Philosophy You can't build a reputation on what you are GOING to do
What Gives Me Hope charitable behavior, kindness, compassion, self-reflection, people with an open mind
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
What/who changed my life and why
What Bugs Me apathy, indifference, cruelty to animals and people, lack of respect for nature/others, intolerance, injustice, ignorance, Excessive Consumerism  
Passions volunteering, vegan, documentaries, theater, movies, hiking in the mountains, traveling, reading, making a difference, broadening my horizons, art, books, animals  
What Scares Me greed, religious fanatics, indifference, cruelty, Ignorance, apathy  
Role Models  
Interests dogs, volunteering, veganism, psychology, swimming, hiking, nutrition, ecology, environmentalism  
Books The Little Prince, Schopenhauer's Porcupines, The KIndly Ones, Irvin Yalom's books, Garanti sans moraline, Elegance of the Hedgehog, Torey Hayden, Mystery or crime novels, C.G.Jung, Psychology and Sociology, Autobiographies and biographies  
Music Leonard Cohen, Paolo Nutini, Within Temptation, Damien Rice, Placebo, Clint Mansell, Clannad, Alternative and classic rock, folk music, "golden oldies"  
Movies Drive, Take This Waltz, Stalker, Libertine, 300, Burnt By The Sun, 12 (Michalkov], Mary and Max, Shrek, How To Train Your Dragon, Antichrist, Shake Hands With the Devil, Hotel Rwanda, Babel, 21 Grams, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Blood Diamond, Broken Circle Breakdown  
TV Shows Wire in The Blood, Grantchester, Supernatural  
Favorite Foods anything vegan, veg soups, fruits and veggies  
Favorite Places home, woods, the mountains, Old Man Mountain -Estes Park, San Francisco, In front of a fireplace at night!, Boulder CO, Brighton, St James's Park in London, Trafalgar Square- London  
Can't Live Without  
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    Apr 20, 2017 9:27 AM

    Gary G. (2510)

    Happy Birthday! Experience the night sky!

    Apr 21, 2016 5:03 AM

    Gary G. (2510)

    Happy Birthday! Experience natural wonders!

    Apr 17, 2015 4:59 AM

    Gary G. (2510)

    Happy Birthday! Enjoy Nature!

    Lake Michigan; Sept 2014

    Apr 21, 2014 10:59 PM

    Hanka T. (7)

    Thanks a lot, Gary

    Apr 21, 2014 5:06 AM

    Gary G. (2510)

    Happy Birthday with much wonder!

    Swan Quarter, NC; Sept 2013

    Apr 22, 2013 5:29 AM

    Gary G. (2510)

    Happy Birthday with much beauty!

    Cape Hatteras, NC; Oct 2012

    Apr 22, 2012 12:54 PM

    Gary G. (2510)

    Happy Birthday with many flowers!

    Hiking in Glacier National Park

    Jan 1, 2012 2:00 PM

    Richard Zane S. (81)


    you are thoughtful sincere and caring person,and i wish the best for you this new year. People like you make the world more rich and intricate. enjoy one of my latest creations, celebrating our dances at our native american gatherings. (I hope this attaches!)
    Oct 27, 2011 5:08 AM

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    Oct 24, 2011 11:29 AM

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    Apr 22, 2011 5:00 AM

    Gary G. (2510)

    Happy Birthday with many Rainbows!

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    Oct 15, 2010 10:57 AM

    Gary G. (2510)

    Thanks for joining DUO and being a friend!

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