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Nick W.

"Leave the world a better place than I found it"

Mount George, NSW, Australia
male, age 57
Speaks: English
Joined Apr 22, 2003
What I Want to Do:
Causes: Lots

Personal Professional Contact Singles
Joined Apr 22, 2003 Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic 
Here for Meeting Friends, Support a Cause 
Group Host of none yet
Groups Vegetarian
Hometown Whian Whian, subtropical Australia 
Birthday Feb 01, 1961  
Languages English  
About Me I am a biologist who also likes to plant and hug trees! I study mangroves at the moment, but live with rainforest trees about. I also work at forest regeneration.

Lots of birds and bees and things like that around too. Sometimes a koala in the trees, a goanna or a wallaby wanders by.

I seem to still be idealistic and passionate. Not just about trees, but social justice, too. I am grieved by the world now, but am trying to be equanimical as getting stressed helps no one and is a barrier to getting things done!
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Pets wildlife only  
Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic
Political Leaning Very Liberal
Eating Habits Vegetarian  
Wild Fact About Me I lost my passport near the Tibetan border.
My Philosophy Do what you can, then do some more...and never stop learning.
What Gives Me Hope Good deeds, good news, tree seedlings putting out new growth, kids showing great qualities
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by Assume total power, but be a very nice, sweet and green benign dictator!
What/who changed my life and why Camping in the Mallee as a kid, because it was fun and was in nature..oh yeah, also the beach for the same reason.
What Bugs Me bad spelling, snake oil sellers, apathy, moronic TV shows and ads, not helping when you can, thoughtlessness, hypocrisy, selfishness, greed, mean deeds  
Passions trying to do the right thing, growing things, books, beauty, wild things, nature  
Inspirations courage, selflessness, good deeds, wildlife, growing things, creativity, nature  
What Scares Me war, fundamentalism, apathy, climate change  
Role Models trees, birds, Piglet, Bob Brown  
Quotation 'If you know something and don't share it you are selfish. You came after someone and someone will come after you'
Ali Farke Touré (late, brilliant singer/guitarist from Mali)
Interests Lots  
Books Quirky stuff too, Beatifully written novels from anywhere!, Aussie novels, Candide, Photography, Nature, Lots  
Music Lots, But not much country!, And most hip hop is stupid!  
Movies NOT Hollywood  
TV Shows ????  
Favorite Foods Stuff picked from the garden, Fruit, Spices  
Favorite Places Ladakh, Hinchinbrook Island, Under a tree  
Can't Live Without fresh air, trees, Books, Camera, Sense of humour  
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    Feb 1, 2011 9:01 PM

    Howard C. (279)

    Happy birthday!!

    Feb 21, 2010 4:06 PM

    Howard C. (279)

    Hope you had a great b-day!

    Jan 30, 2009 10:10 AM

    Howard C. (279)

    Have a great brithday, Fellow Feb firster!

    Jan 27, 2009 10:03 AM

    Eco M. (197)

    Wishing you much health and happiness on your upcoming birthday!

    Dec 24, 2008 5:42 PM

    Eco M. (197)
    wishing you a happy holiday season and a healthy and prosperous new year 
    Feb 21, 2008 7:25 PM

    Jacqueline V. (351)


    Thank you for your lovely Birthday Wishes for me, I appreciate them very much.

    Feb 15, 2008 7:11 PM

    Mary H. (18)

    Hey Nick! Thanks for the Valentine's Wishes!
    Hope your weekend is going great!

    Feb 14, 2008 4:56 AM

    Sarina D. (116)
    Happy Valentine's Day Nick!
    Hope you have a lovely day with all those that are special to you (including the trees )

    Jan 31, 2008 4:21 PM

    Howard C. (279)

    Happy B-day - hope you have a good one!  Thanks for the Oz canid!

    Jan 25, 2008 9:28 PM

    Jacqueline V. (351)

    Wishing you a wonderful Birthday!
    Jan 25, 2008 9:22 AM

    Eco M. (197)

    Aug 13, 2007 5:22 PM

    Jacqueline V. (351)
    World of Animals

    Have a joyful Wednesday!
    Feb 24, 2007 3:19 PM

    Jacqueline V. (351)

    Thank You

    Thank you for remembering my Birthday!
    Feb 13, 2007 11:16 PM

    Anita H. (142)
    HUGZ, AniTa
    Feb 13, 2007 5:08 AM

    Sarina D. (116)
    Jan 30, 2007 8:46 PM

    Sarina D. (116)
    Happy Birthday Nick!
    I hope you have a fabulous birthday and this year brings you all the wonderful things you are hoping for (completion of thesis maybe?!)
    hugs and best wishes from a fellow tree-hugger

    Jan 28, 2007 5:39 PM

    Anita H. (142)

    Croc Birthday



    Jan 25, 2007 4:24 PM

    Jacqueline V. (351)
    Jan 25, 2007 8:48 AM

    Howard C. (279)
    Hope you have a wonderful Birthday!

    Dec 21, 2006 3:52 PM

    Howard C. (279)

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