Joanna Harkin

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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About Me


To find cherry red gumboots.


++ Just recently came back to Melbourne after 4 years in Europe

++ Spontaneous little creature who just wants to explore new places, new people and new cultures.

++ Left to go to Krakow for a GAP year as a volunteer to work in a Blind School. Fell deeply in love with the city and the people and ended up staying for 4 years.

++ My favourite part of a muffin is the top.

++ Buy books. Collect books. Read books. And yet I still don't have enough books.

++ I always hit the snooze button when my alarm goes off

++ Yes, I know it's childish but I like jumping in puddles, rolling down hills and blowing bubbles in my drinks

++ I am usually running late

++ Although I am usually running late, you wouldn't guess it by the way I speedwalk down the street

++ Love to laugh.I always see the funny things of life.

++ I like to write lists. Lists of places to visit, things to do, things to what..I could go on and on

++ I am ridiculously clumsy. I trip over all the time...up the stairs and down the stairs. Knock into people, chairs, tables and walls

* These things may change every once in a while.


We die. We die rich with lovers and tribes, tastes we have swallowed, bodies we've entered and swum up like rivers, fears we've hidden in as if caves. I want all this marked on my body. I believe in such cartography, not boundaries drawn on maps with the names of powerful men. All I desire is to be carried out to the Palace of Winds. That's what I've wanted: to walk in such a place with you. With friends, on an earth without maps.
(Michael Ondaatje, The English Patient)


Wining and dining. Travelling. Writing. Art. Photography. Getting lost in new places. Reading. Drawing. Cultures. Languages. Discovering new places. Interior Design.

Music, Movies, and Books

Too many books to mention...

++ Requiem for a Dream. Amelie. Little Miss Sunshine. Pulp Fiction. Cocaine Cowboys. Frida. Before Sunrise. Thirteen. Clockwork Orange. Reservoir Dogs. Animations. Everything Is Illuminated.

++ Not exactly a music buff but like jazz, rock, indie, blues..some names would be
The Beatles. Reel Big Fish. Etta James. Johnny Cash. Tom Waits. The Cat Empire. Basia Bulat. Motown. Angus and Julia Stone. Mumford and Sons. Nneka. New Century Classics and many more

Countries I’ve Visited

Belarus, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Malaysia, Portugal, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, Indonesia, Poland

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