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annim

annim
Date Joined: July 31, 2012
Last Online: August 13, 2019
Birthday: April 28
Country: United Kingdom
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About Me

** UPDATE!! I have just been made redundant from my job so I might be slightly behind in my swaps as life has gone upside down suddenly. Apologies!**

Finland UK

My name is Minna and I am a 37 years old girl from Finland. I live in the UK at the moment. I am a mum of one very active little girl and she has taken over my life. I am hoping to get back to swapping in the new year. :)

I enjoy writing letters, I write long and chatty letters and would expect to receive the same back.

If you're going to be late sending, please contact me. I understand that life happens. If you have not received something from me, could you please first ask me before you rate. I always send my swaps! :)

Likes


Animals

I love animals but don't have any pets at the moment. I like all kinds of animal stuff, specially funny animal postcards (black & white). One of my favourite animals are penquins.

Stickers

I like any kind of stickers but no reward stickers, please.

Wasgij puzzles

Movies

I really enjoy watching movies and I usually like all kinds of movies. My favourite ones are French movies (especially comedies). "Amelie" and "Closet" for example. Other movies I like are "Back To The Future" movies, "Star Wars" and Christmas movies.

TV shows

I love my couch and I watch a lot of TV. Here's some of my favourites. Come Dine With Me (Dave Lamb!!), Harry Hill, BB, Agatha Christie's Poirot and Miss Marple, BBC's Pride and Prejudice and Emma, Keeping Up Appearances, Terry & June, Malcolm In The Middle, Frasier, Friends, Sex and The City. There's so many! But my all time favourite series is Los Serrano. Most of you probably have never heard of it...unless you are from Spain or Finland. :)

The Office

I must give The Office a seperate space as that's how much I love that program! And I'm talking about the original The Office not the american one. Brent

By now you've probably realised that I'm a bit of a couch potato. But I do love some sports too. I do Clubbercise. I would love to continue rollerblading but in UK it's a bit difficult. I used to go to the gym (I wouldn't put it as a like though) but I don't get much time nowadays. My favourite sports to watch on telly are ice hockey and ski jumping. :D

Books

I could spend hours in a book store or library. My favourite books are Harry Potter books. I also like Patricia Cornwell's books about Kay Scarpetta. I like reading biographies and my favourite so far has been Michael J. Fox's.

Cartoons

My all time favourite is Asterix. I can read those over and over and never get bored. :) Newer favourite is Nemi, who has saved me from lot of depression on hard times. :) Other cartoons I like are: Mutts, Calvin & Hobbes, Dilbert (read it and you'll know what my work is like) and Baby Blues to mention few.

Stationary

I have no specific favourite. I prefer writing paper that you can use the both sides of it. I like all kinds of cute animal note books and memo sheets.

I love buying different colour pens and have just bought new pencil cases so I can "accidently" buy loads more pens again. ;)

Colours

Dark Blue, Dark Purple, Black&Red compination

Owls

Cute owl stuff is always welcome. :)

Lip balms

I have many but I am always happy to receive more. No coconut or coffee ones, please.

Bath stuff

I have only lately started having baths. It's not very usual in Finland. We go to sauna. I would like to receive bath bombs and other bath stuff.

Dislikes


Coffee

Anything with even tiny bit of coffee...yuck!

Lacey, ruffle, pink girly stuff.

I can deal with pink if it's not too girly.

Porridge

What can I say...discusting.

Coconut

Just don't like the taste. My fiance loves it though, so if you send me something with coconut, he will be happy. ;)

Lavender

Postcards of cities and countries

Things I'd like to receive


  • Stationary
  • Stickers
  • Penguin stuff
  • Pens
  • Postcards
  • Sweets
  • Cute socks
  • Craft stuff
  • Journaling cards
  • Washi tape
  • Note books

Please do not send anything religious!


ABC's of Likes

A - Apple (fruit), Arctic, Anxiety help, Art equipment, ATCs, Animals

B - Bees, B&W funny animal postcards, Books, Baths, Blue (dark blue), Black, Blogging

C - Christmas, Cats, Candles, Cacti, Cheese, Colouring, Cinema

D - Dogs, Driving

E - Elephants, Ephemera

F - Food, Finland

G -

H - Holidays, Horses, Hand Creams

I - Instagram

J - Journaling Cards

K - Koalas

L - Llamas, Languages, Lip balms

M - Music, Moomin, Movies

N - Night sky

O - Online shopping, Ocean, owls

P - Photographing, Penguins, Puzzles, Paperchase, Purple, Pocket Letters, Pens, Penpalling

Q -

R - Rainbows, Rollerblading, Road Trips,

S - Stickers, Sauna, Swapping, Stars

T - Tea, The Office, Travelling

U -

V -

W - Wasgij-puzzles, Writing, Washi tape

X - Xylitol

Y - You Tube Vlogs

Z - Zodiac Signs

Ratings

Fraggle80 rated for European penpals on Aug 13, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for your letter I am looking forward to reading it this week x
susannah rated for All About Summer - Email Swap on Aug 7, 2019
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Comment: Kiitos paljon! :) Ihana että pääsitte käymään Suomessa.
MrsCrafty rated for All About Summer - Email Swap on Aug 6, 2019
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Comment: Thank you so much sharing your summer with me! I really enjoyed reading all about it (:
cayers2 rated for All About Summer - Email Swap on Aug 6, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for sharing your summer with me! Awe, I absolutely loved the pics! You are a very beautiful family! My favorite is the one with your fiance and daughter in the candy store! ❤
lob rated for European penpals on Aug 3, 2019
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Comment: What an interesting letter! Thanks for sharing (and the extras). I would like to continue writing to you.
jessnewson98 rated for Ask me anything! ~ e-swap #8 on Aug 2, 2019
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Comment: Thank you so much for answering my weird questions!
jessnewson98 rated for Bookworm Corner: June 2019 on Aug 2, 2019
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Comment: Thank you!
tigerlily2110 rated for Ask me anything! ~ e-swap #8 on Jul 31, 2019
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Comment: Thank you
EternalClem rated for Random Photo - Email Swap on Jul 27, 2019
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clojomofo7 rated for Random Photo - Email Swap on Jul 27, 2019
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Comment: Absolutely loved it and I love how beautiful it looked!
kelliegirl6 rated for Random Photo - Email Swap on Jul 27, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for sharing! Glad you had a nice vacation.
Purrmorehissless rated for Random Photo - Email Swap on Jul 27, 2019
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Comment: Finland looks cozy!
GirlMomToTwo rated for Random Photo - Email Swap on Jul 26, 2019
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Comment: I love the picture of your home in Finland! It looks so cozy and quaint! Thank you for sharing
nightrainboww rated for Pinterest - Funny Animals on Jul 24, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for sharing, I laughed at the fat seal picture, haha. Sorry for rating a bit late; I was busy with moving to another country.
Hugsie86 rated for Bookworm Corner: June 2019 on Jul 23, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for the book reviews. I've seen a lot of people reading "The Magpies" by Mark Edwards. I also like thrillers, so maybe I should give it a shot!
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Comment: Wasn't this the most unique idea for a swap? I loved your color choices, I like fall colors. Thanks for being in the swap.
tentmari rated for Bookworm Corner: June 2019 on Jul 19, 2019
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Comment: Thanks 😊🌺
KSENiA rated for Bookworm Corner: June 2019 on Jul 17, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for sharing.
colleenbUSA rated for Bookworm Corner: June 2019 on Jul 16, 2019
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Comment: 2 books isn't bad with a little kid at home! I hope you get more chances to read this month!
PeliKat rated for Pinterest - Funny Animals on Jul 10, 2019
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Comment: Minna, thank you so much for sharing your pinterest board of Funny Animals with me! I sat here in front of my computer laughing at one after the other of them; even my dogs were looking at me funny wondering what was going on. The dog's face after seeing the kangaroo, the cat that got pushed over by the other cat, the October calendar page, that penguin, and the dog that adopted the cat were my absolute favorites! Thanks so much for all the laughs!!!

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Comments

tentmari on Jun 10, 2019:

2019 Profile Hello #7

owls

Hi there from east Texas! I thought you might enjoy these cute owls. Hope you have a great day! 😊

Daycie on Jun 9, 2019:

2019 Profile Hello #7

Hi Minna! The UK is one of the places I would like to visit one day. It's not really far from where I live, The Netherlands, but still haven't been able to. But maybe one day. Have a nice day!

Joeanniee on Jun 8, 2019:

2019 Profile Hello #7

Greetings from New York City, USA!

I love animals too! I really want a dog but I only have a turtle. I love penguins! When I go to the aquarium, I always look for the penguin exhibits.

LadySunshine on Jun 8, 2019:

2019 Profile Hello #7

Hey there! Hope you are having a wonderful day~

Christine1982 on Jun 7, 2019:

2019 profil2 hello 2019!! What a fun and love swap! I am 2 weeks new. And I am loving these different swaps!! I hope your weekend goes well! Smile lots!! 💝💝💝💝

purrincup on May 3, 2019:

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CajunLady on May 3, 2019:

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Thank you for joining my swap!!!

Fabriqueen on Apr 26, 2019:

2019 Profile Hello #3

Hello from Texas, Minna, Enjoy that little one while you can. One day you blink and they are all grown up. I enjoyed reading your website about a day in your life with her. We have a lot of the same likes. But I admit I have never watched The Office. I will look it up. Have a wonderful day! Hugs, Diane

astrodogg on Apr 25, 2019:

2019 Profile Hello #3

Mail Deadline: Apr 26, 2019

ID: astrodogg

Hello there! I hope you have a good night! ❤

~Paola

jaimierandolph on Apr 25, 2019:

2019 Profile Hello #3

Hello from the USA again!

I'm so glad to see you joining these little swaps! How was your Easter and do you celebrate it in the uk? Hope you have a wonderful day! HUGS!

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