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Date Joined: September 5, 2009
Last Online: August 23, 2010
Birthday: June 19
Country: Scotland, UK
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About Me

Hello. My name is Moira and I am a retired para-legal in Edinburgh, Scotland. I am the full-time carer to my six-year old grandson so, as you can imagine, I am kept pretty busy.

Johnrobert has just changed schools so it has been quite a busy time getting him settled in. However I do have some me time and spend a lot of it on my laptop - too much in fact which is why I am thrilled to have found swap-bot.

I have a 37-year old daughter who lives close by but is unable care for him for various reasons.

I am married to a Canadian and consequently spent quite a few years in Vancouver,BC. When I got too homesick, he came back with me and now lives and works here in Edinburgh.

I am a Red Hatter (check out our website) and love it.

I am looking forward to doing swaps - they look really good fun - and making lots of new friends.

I love being back in my beloved Edinburgh and would love to do swaps which involve sending Scottish stuff to international swappers.

I used to walk a lot but since being diagnosed as diabetic I can't do that so much anymore. I can however still shop and that's what counts!

Favorite Music

I love Take That, U2 and old country. Patsy Cline is fabulous and when, I'm in the mood, Leonard Cohen.

Other than that, oldies from the 50s and 60s are what I love to listen to most.

Of course, Elvis is the King.

Favorite Crafts

I have not done serious crafts for a while but I used to knit Icelandic Sweaters and Aran Knits.

I made a huge doll's house from plastic canvas when I was in Canada but could not bring it with me - too big.

I like embroidery and cross-stitch.

Never learned crochet.

I have tried card making and quite liked that.

I am interested in trying Dottee Dolls and making things with buttons.

I am keen to knit again during the winter.

Favorite Movies

My most favourite movie is Dr Zhivago.

Feel good endings like Dirty Dancing and an Officer and a Gentleman are what I love best.

I also like a good murder mystery but hate anything that contains unnecessary or excessive violence.

I also hate Science Fiction - mainly because I don't usually understand it. The exceptions to this are ET and Close Encounters.

The old Hollywood musicals are great and along with a chocolate bar are a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon.

Favorite Television

I like nature documentaries, especially if they are about big cats - lions are my favourite.

CSI, Crime and Investigation Network, Law and Order of course, UK soaps, some sitcoms and X-Factor.

I don't like Big Brother (boring), quiz shows or silly comedy like Little Britain.


My family, my friends, my laptop, pandas, animals, chocolate, champagne, coffee, pasta, Spain and anything Spanish, Russian Dolls, The Red Hat Society, meeting people, learning new things, surprises, flowers, plants, Scotland, the seaside, animals, snuggled up in my home when it's raining outside, being the first person to walk in fresh snow, the smell or freshly mown grass, my car, halloween, travel.

My time in Canada made me a huge baseball fan, especially the Yankees.


Marzipan, cherries, tea, rude people, insects of any kind, spiders (ugh), dirt and clutter but also housework (!), fancy frilly clothes, having nothing to do, airports, the dentist.


My favourite colour is red.

I also like purple, burgundy and peacock blue.

I really like all colours but can live without green.

I don't mind bland like fawn and beige but prefer brighter,

I like anything metallic or shiny.


Johnrobert is six years old and heavily into super heroes, especially Transformers and Spiderman. He also likes Batman.

He loves his DS and PS2 but also likes to draw, paint and colour pictures.

He adores dinosaurs and knows all about them, what they ate and where they lived.

He likes comics and sticker books and collects Gogos.

He plays out on his bike as much as he is allowed.

He is a yellow belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Thai Kick Boxing and trains twice a week. We go ice skating in the winter and he is starting to show an interest in golf.

Unlike most little boys in Scotland, he has very little interest in football.

He loves Macdonalds and all the little Happy Meal toys.


Anything to do with pandas, Postcards, Spain or anything Spanish, Buttons - unusual coloured ones, Native North American culture, Historical information and photos, Unusual keyrings, Bling things, Elvis, Red and Purple stuff, Unusual Pens or Pencils, Beads, Enamelled embellisments, Something for Johnrobert, Dotee Dolls, Button Angels, Fabric, Russian Dolls I would really be pleased with anything


maggie16 rated for Panda swap! on Jun 17, 2010
Comment: I unfortunately never recieved anything for this swap, and I messaged you in February but never heard anything back :(
kupkake rated for RED Mini Lucky Parcel on Mar 5, 2010
Comment: Will change rating if communication or swap is received.
SGriffin rated for Sender's Choice Postcard Swap #6 on Mar 5, 2010
Comment: I never received your swap or a message, I will be happy to re-rate if I receive something.
unusualdancingfaerie rated for Clean out your drawers on Mar 2, 2010
Comment: sent pms got no response and have not recieved anything. i will be happy to rerate if i recieve
Lhise rated for Sender's Choice Postcard Swap #6 on Feb 28, 2010
Comment: I have not received your postcard for the Sender's Choice Postcard Swap # 6. I will be happy to change my rating if I receive it.
Comment: Thank you so much! Your package was great! I've been enjoying it since it arrived :) Thank you!
whiffofjif rated for 1 more MAGNET swap :) on Nov 24, 2009
Comment: Thank you for the magnet. I really like it. I also like the calendar.
Comment: Thank you very much, Kieran loved everything. Thank you for the little extra for me to :-)
DarbyFlats rated for Halloween Card Swap on Oct 27, 2009
Comment: Great package. Apparently, I'm not the only one that goes overboard on swaps, lol! Really appreciate it!
poeticpaper rated for Kid's Sticker Swap #1 on Oct 27, 2009
Comment: Thank you for the stickers for my daughter!
thecolorofinfinity rated for Halloween Card Swap on Oct 26, 2009
Comment: Thanks so much for the card and the extra goodies! Happy Halloween! :)
Danitium rated for Halloween Card Swap on Oct 23, 2009
Comment: Thank you so much for all the cute halloween stuff! Your package was so much fun to open =-)
irev rated for Ribbon Swap [ INTERNATIONAL ] on Oct 13, 2009
Comment: Thanks!
Comment: thank you so much! can't wait to try the tea =]
Response: You are welcome. Hope you enjoy the tea.
breadcrumbs00 rated for Lengths of Lace on Oct 7, 2009
Comment: Thanks very much!
Response: You are welcome. Thank you for the rating.
Comment: I loved the items. Thanks for thinking of my daughter and including a bracelet. She loved it!
Response: Glad you liked it. Thank you for the rating.
BelleSouth rated for Ribbon Swap [ INTERNATIONAL ] on Sep 29, 2009
Comment: Fun package! Thank you!
Response: Thank you for the rating. That was a fun swap.
tiggerski rated for Souvenir flag and extras on Sep 25, 2009
Comment: Thank you so much for all the great goodies!! I wish USA had patriotic tea towels. All of it is just wonderful, and I LOVE the lighthouse card!! Many hugs and many hearts to you!! Karyn
Response: I am so glad you like them. Thank you very much for the rating. I have shot glasses which I was going to send but was afraid they would break. If you like we can do a private swap and I can box them. Let me know.
ButterflyDreams rated for Swap E-cards with a Friend on Sep 11, 2009
Comment: Thanks for the card :)
Response: Thank you for the rating. Hope we swap again some day. Moira x

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Julchen on Nov 2, 2009:

You're very welcome to join my " Winter / Christmas Themed envie swap" !

Jinty on Sep 9, 2009:

Hi Alanalee welcome from another Red Hatter,i hope you enjoy Swap Bot.See you soon.

marilavado on Sep 8, 2009:

Welcome to European Swappers!

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