Last Online: February 6, 2023
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I’m an Aussie, living in Berlin, Germany. I finished studying a Bachelor of Art and Diploma of beauty therapy, which I do not use. I read a lot, mainly fiction but also some informative books on a wide range of themes. I also read a magazine that I have a subscription to in German. With books I like to have one German book and one English book on the go. I like cutting pictures out of magazines and sticking them in books to make new journaling pages. I enjoy playing bingo, which is nostalgia from playing with my grandmother when I was younger. I like photography, especially black and white photos and old polaroids. I love flowers, household plants and learning about their benefits. I am learning about what plants from the weed variety are actually edible, like dandilion or nettle. I enjoy taking holidays and looking forward to exploring Europe more. Winter is my favourite season (as long as I can be warm!). I like all colours, but especially purples, reds and greens. I am quite happy with my own company and never seem to run out of things to do. That said, I have a boyfriend and a black cat and I enjoy their company too!
I love cat related things - especially black cats. I also love mice and blackbirds. Ferns, pheasants, carnations, snowdrops, ivy, oak trees, nature, dried/pressed flowers. I love gypsy caravans. Historical items. Any kind of cute stickers are welcome! Even the dreaded sticker flakes. I am religious, but in my own kind of way. I can't get enough washi tapes, I'm always happy to receive some!
I would love to receive anything with the common blackbird on it. It is my favourite garden bird.
Favourite Season: Winter Favourite Colours: Purple, Forest Green, Crimsen, Gold and Silver
To be honest I don't listen to so much music anymore. But generally easy indie or something a little unique. I listen to mainly podcasts. In particular - The Higherside Chat Show Crrow777Radio Michelle Gibson (on YouTube)
I'll try anything, I'm currently crocheting a cardigan and I am learning how to knit colour-work socks with mushroom patterns - see Stoneknits on Etsy. I enjoy cooking and will often cook something from a recipe book, but generally it should have a picture so I know what it should look like. I enjoy my junk journaling and making collages. Colourful or interesting papers, cutouts and washi are always welcome so that I can make something from it. Letter sets/notecards, memo papers are always welcome!
Stickers, even puffy stickers! (Nothing too childish). Magazine/Newspaper cut outs, dicuts, things I can use in a junk journal. Anything cat related, floral, nature, pretty.
Cold comfort farm - Stella Gibbons. My Struggle (series) - Karl Ove Knausgård Anastasia (series) - Vladimir Megre Flames - Robbie Arnott Though a Glass Darkly - Karleen Koen
Indie films! Suggest some from your country please! I generally will not watch big Hollywood films including Disney. I can no longer tolerate violence or to be honest sex-scenes. I do not see how it really enhances a film. Subtle and not in-your-face is always better. I enjoy watching foreign films, dramas, especially Japanese dramas because they are quite slow and calm (but generally not Manga).
I enjoy swimming (in a swimming pool) and try to also go to the gym regularly. I enjoy Pilates. I work full-time in an office. Unfortunately my commute to work is quite long and that makes me tired! But I do get to read a lot which is great. I love the idea of The Beartaria Times, building a community and living simply. I like vintage designs, flowers, nostalgia, old traditional christmas & snow scenes. Australiana!
I am happy to take any notecards, notepapers/memopapers, letter sets!
I would not like to receive food items. I do not need or want disney, hollywood, manga items.
Thank you! :)
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