Swap-bot Time: January 17, 2021 10:50 am


Date Joined: September 17, 2008
Last Online: January 16, 2021
Birthday: March 8, 1984
Country: New Zealand
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About Me

Please let me know ASAP if you don't receive something. Obviously some things are much slower with postage, but i do send everything on time and would rather try to make things right. thanks :)

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Hello! I'm 36 and live in NZ with my partner, our four cats & a dog.

I really enjoy reading, going to the gym, writing and receiving mail, playing games and going on walks. I love board games and computer games, the games i generally play at the moment are : Animal Crossing, Guild Wars 2, My Time at Portia and Stardew Valley

Plus i don't mind a little bit of home reno every now and then.

Not sure what to write about? I love talking TV shows, Books & Movies. I play a lot of Animal Crossing. I would love to hear about your pets! Do you have some cool scenery you like to visit?


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I love postcards, If sending Naked postcards, a card you think i will like will be great - but i also like:

  • your location

  • nature/flowers

  • art postcards (from your gallery or wherever!)

  • scenery/castles/beaches

  • sea-based, ocean life, lighthouses, etc

  • animals and butterflies; especially deer, bears, and mammals we don't see in NZ (all the mammals basically lol)

  • Harry Potter, my favourites are luna, neville, the golden trio, basically everyone else lol

  • marvel or other fandom based cards

  • Pretty cards that you think are pretty!

TV & Movies

Tv shows:

Marvel, Lucifer, Line of Duty, Nancy Drew, Buffy and Angel, Firefly, The Witcher, Star Trek, Brooklyn 99, the Good Place, Avatar the last airbender, The Mandalorian, Supernatural, 911 Foyles War, Schitt's Creek, Stargate, Legends of Tomorrow, Zoey's extraordinary playlist, Queens Gambit, crime shows such as Vera or the Rookie....so many shows!

I also love food shows.

I also watch a bit of true crime, and find shows such as unsolved mysteries and detective shows, it's a fascinating topic to me


Stardust, Marvel movies, Wonder Woman, Love & Monsters, Fast & Furious movies, Murder on the Orient Express, Knives Out, Practical Magic,

Favorite Books

I like a lot of books! My favourite genres are Crime, mystery and urban fantasy. I don't always love paranormal romance though LOL it's gotta have a plot :)! I prefer some escapism and happy books - fun fiction rather than serious classics most of the time.

FAVOURITE SERIES The Innkeeper series by Ilona Andrews, I love this because there is always a mini-mystery in the background, and it's very comfy. I really love the characters and the setting of an inter-galactic inn.

I also really like a Long way to a small, angry planet by Becky Chambers & following books.

URBAN FANTASY: Mercy Thompson, Harry Dresden, Kate Daniels, Hidden Legacy, The Others etc.

FANTASY I like Robin Hobb & Naomi Novik lots of others! I read less of this lately as i'm picky LOL, but i love anything where it's female-focused, and not tooooo violet.

Harry Potter! I love so many characters, the Weasleys, Harry & Hermione, Neville & Luna! I also really enjoy Narcissa and the Malfoys.

CRIME & MYSTERY! I also like a lot of Crime, but prefer things aren't toooooo violent eg. Tess Gerritson, Jane Harper, Robert Bryndza, Cormoran Strike, and any cozy mysteries! One of the cozy series i like are the Hilary series by Faith Martin

OTHER! Plus of course, general fiction, chick lit, etc. I like Marian keyes, Sarah Addison Allen, Cecelia Ahern, I like happy endings and some of my favourites are The Peach Keeper and The Waverly Sisters. I like witchy books - themes like Practical Magic or Garden Spells


Not sure what to send?

  • Sticker sheets or nice individual. Not child-worthy i don't have anyone to use those for.

  • Stationery supplies; notecards, letter sets, etc

  • Non-Touritsy blank postcards

  • Decorating bits for envelopes

  • Tea (I prefer herbal/chai/green/peppermint and flavours such as fruit, honey and herbs)

  • Fancy envelopes, small envelopes


Hopefully you won't have to worry too much about dislikes, but:

  • I don't drink coffee, but if you sent it it would go to someone willing who visits.
  • I don't think you can send unpackaged food or nail polish or seeds to my country
  • I'm not crafty. Your craft supplies would be sadly wasted on me :)
  • I can't think of anything else that would probably be relevant!!

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Comment: I loved your wonderful letter. I love urban fantasy but haven’t read any in a while. Two jobs . I will def ck out all the ones in your letter ! So many different ones you gave me to look up , thanks . I mostly read paper books. Yard sales, good reads giveaways etc. thanks for the magnetic bookmarks and other goodies !
Response: I prefer paper books too :) I am glad you enjoyed it!!
captkristi rated for SSM: Sunshine Happy Mail #11 on Jan 16, 2021
Comment: I absolutely LOVE receiving from you!! I just sent you out a PC and I really hope to get you as a partner in something bigger soon. You spoil me SO much. Thank you for the lovely PCs and papers and stickers and EVERYTHING!! It's totally ALL ME!!! Thank you :D
Response: Aww i'm so glad! it's a pleasure!! :)
Comment: Thanks for your 2 recommendations as well all the goodies !
Rainydancer rated for SSM: QSCP #16 on Jan 15, 2021
Comment: thanks I love it!
Comment: Thank you for the beautiful cat card and extras!
Rainydancer rated for SSM: Letter set switch #6 on Jan 11, 2021
Comment: WOW! I love all the lettersets- but those stamps! They are next level! Thank you so much for making my Monday, I've already put them in my stamp book
Response: :) I'm so glad you liked them and i could give them to someone who collects! I tried to pick some good letter sets since they are hard to find for you!
laterdayze rated for SSM: December Pick 5 postcards on Jan 11, 2021
Comment: Thank you so much for all the postcards, they are perfect! :D
youngsenior rated for Book excerpt on a postcard on Jan 11, 2021
Comment: Thank you
Comment: Thank you for the cute cat postcard.
TryshaH81 rated for SSM: December Sticker Swap on Jan 9, 2021
Comment: This is such a cool swap! Thank you so much! Happy Swapping!
Comment: Thank you for this beautiful card from New Zealand! I wish you a happy new year! :)
mymerakidesk rated for Bookmark swap #1 on Jan 6, 2021
Comment: Hi Natasha, Thank you SO much for the swap. I love everything, esp. the galactic bookmark AND the postcard 😍 Happy new year! -Serviana
Comment: Hi Tash, Thanks so much for pretty green scenic card you sent - an eon ago! - for this swap. YAY, it arrived! 💌📬 We did have some snow flurries ❄️ on Christmas 🎄Day, but it didn’t stick, because the ground was warm. It’s just chilly here, not truly Cold 🥶. I hope you have an enjoyable Summer after the rains are over. Take care 🤗
jessnewson98 rated for BLC: What I'm Reading on Dec 31, 2020
Comment: I apologise for such a delayed rating! Thank you so much, Natasha!
Comment: Thank you for the letter and extras! I loved Peace Talks, but Battle Ground was harder, I know he plans to wrap up the series soon! I hope there's a spin-off! I'll check out your recs!
Response: I think it would be good to get a proper ending - hopefully the wait between books won't be so long this time :) Happy new year!
Comment: Meowy Catmas! ^^ <3 Hope you had a lovely Christmas! <3 :)
LadyJo rated for PH: Naked Postcards to 4 Partners #3 on Dec 28, 2020
Comment: Thank you for the nice post card! It is funny to think about warm weather for Christmas. It sounds lovely though if it is very cold here, beach for sure!
Comment: What a wonderful reindeer cat card! Thank you.
squince rated for PH: Send 5 Postcards #25 on Dec 22, 2020
Comment: Thanks for the amazing selection of cards!!!
Comment: OMG! THanks for all the awesome postcards! I'll definitely befinding uses for all of them. Happy holidays! <3 AL

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chimerix on Jan 16, 2021:

Thank you so much for the envie of post cards RAK. What a treat! A big ALOHA to you!!

simcoe54 on Nov 8, 2020:

5 Random Postcard Envelopes RAK -- Thanks for the envelope full of postcards. Can't wait to add them to my collection.

loveretro on Oct 30, 2020:

Thank you so much, Tash


for the postcards ( RAK ) , the classy envelope and the lovely stamps !

wishing you a nice weekend ! Monique x

TreeAnn629 on Oct 22, 2020:

Thank you so much for the RAK of post card. I new a post card and I need them bad

Kittybob83 on Oct 20, 2020:

Thank you so much for the awesome postcards!! It was a wonderful surprise today!!♥️

Wanda on Sep 12, 2020:

Oh, my goodness, Tash! I received your 5 Mixed Postcard Tag today and was blown away by the wonderful postcards, beautiful card, lively note and interesting stamps you sent. THANK YOU SO MUCH! ❤️📫❤️📫❤️

Rainydancer on Aug 9, 2020:

Welcome to sunshine swaps!

Shellybelle on Jun 26, 2017:

I bought volume 1 of Rat Queens that you recommended to me 😊 Off to have a read now before I go to bed 👌

Pinkivinki on Jun 23, 2014:

Thank yoou for the tejp and all the sweet things you did put on the envie! :)

NatashaMay on Nov 28, 2013:

Thanks for playing in my PLU: Animal PC Swap at Postcard Lovers Unite Group. :)

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