Date Joined: February 22, 2010
Last Online: July 22, 2010
Birthday: June 13
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Hi! My name is Rosie, I’m 23 and I was born in Surrey, England but I now live and study in Leeds. I’m a law student by day, compulsive maker of things by night. I love to bake, sew and I crotchet a little. I’m new to swap-bot but I think it’s a fantastic idea. When my great aunt was alive she would send me letters, stickers and badges from New Zealand, it was so exciting to get a package from the other side of the world. So I'm very excited to join in!
I currently live in a tiny house with my boyfriend but dream of a cottage with a huge kitchen in the Yorkshire countryside. We don't have the room or garden for a dog but my family have a ancient greyhound and a manic lab/spaniel puppy. But we do have a part time ginger cat who likes to visit for milk and a cuddle. Her name is Simba, but we like to call her Number 6.
I nearly always rate as soon as I open, so if you think I should have received something that I haven't rated you for, please let me know. I'll always contact you before rating a 3 or 1. If you haven't received from me please, please pm me before rating and hopefully we can work it out. Thank you! xoxo
If you want a private swap please pm me! I might not always be able to say yes but I'll appreciate that you took the time to read my profile and make the offer!
I take delight in anything naughty, silly, clever, witty, geeky or heartfelt. Handmade is always welcome.
I'm not easily offended so feel free to curse away, the more elaborate the better.
I also like....
Cake: recipes, pictures, anything baking related
Recipes: particularly Italian/Tuscan, soups, jams and chutneys. Anything meaty, I love meat (sorry animals, but you are too delicious for your own good)
Pretty notebooks, note cards and stationary (preferably not spiral bound)
Pink sparkly things (yeah, shoot me!)
Brown paper packages tied up with string
Speedball Speedy Carveing medium - I've just stated making my own stamps but it's really hard to get hold of this over here.
Rainbow colours, brights and pastels
Pencils with slogans, anything from "Love from Leeds" to "bite me"
Fabric: cottons, wools, tweed, linens, fleece, florals, bold colours, pretty/cute patterns, gingham
Embroidery thread and seed beads
All things Americana/Canadicana (I think I made that up)
Anything to do with the American Old West
Teacups and things with teacups on
All things Jane Austen/Georgian
Leather bound notebooks
Bows and lace
Art Nouveau, particularly Alphonse Mucha
Classic Winnie the Pooh
Traditional fairy tales, myths and legends
Softies/stuffies, particularity mis-fits or soft, strokeable stuffies - I love all things Jellycat in particular
Scents: lavender, rose, lemon, mint
But really, I’m down with anything :)
Nicholas Cage (but he probably won't fit in a jiffy bag so I think I’m safe)
My least favorite colour is orange
Not massively into Disney or hello kitty
I don't scrapbook or make cards so please don't waste lovely supplies on me!
Discworld, Jane Austen, Angela Carter, Raymond Chandler, Bridget Jones, Daphne du Maurier, Tintin, Dennis Mckail
Withnail and I, Team America, Shaun of The Dead, The Railway Children, Legally Blonde
"You got into Harvard Law?" "What? Like, it's hard?"
QI, Have I Got News For You, The Wire, Screenwipe/Newswipe, Antiques Roadshow, The Prisoner (original, the remake is kinda dull) , Larkrise to Candleford, Deadwood, The Thick of It, Glee
Baking cakes and cookies
Misfit softie making
I paint a little (most of my ATCs are pen and ink)
Current top ten most played on my iTunes:
My lovely boyfriend loves the idea of swap bot, but as it's mainly ladies on here there aren't many manly swaps for him. So If you feel like sending him a little something he would be thrilled! He likes:
All types of dogs particularly Alsatians/German Shepherd
Mooses (seriously, he loves them)
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