06/04/2013 UPDATE: I am off to Barcelona for a teacher's training course. I will be away until May 20th. There are still a couple of swaps that I am involved with, that I will carry out even if I am away from home. EVERYTHING I HAVE RECEIVED HAS RECEIVED A RATING. If I haven't rated you it is because I have not received your swap yet...
06/04/2013/Today was the last day I will be able to see my mail until May 20th, so be patient and I will rate you when I will be back. If one of my swaps doesn't reach you, PM and I will sort it out when I am back. HAPPY SPRING! HAPPY SWAPPING!
ATTENTION! If you have a problem with one of my swaps, please PM me before posting the rating and I'll be glad to resend the swap.
ONE REQUEST: Please rate me when you receive the swap.
I am having to track down people from a Christmas swap (we are now in February 2013) because they have not rated me and I cannot know if they got their cards or not). I rate the same day that I receive the swaps. Please, please don't forget to rate.
I am a graphic artist and I would love to also be an illustrator for children's books. I have a BFA in Visual Design and an MA in Art History both from the University of Oregon. I show my work in different venues around France.I love cinema, traveling, meeting new people, doing Scottish dancing, acting, drawing, reading and listening to audiobooks. I trilingual spanish-english-french but I much rather speak english than french.I'm currently working as a language instructor here in France.
Pride and Prejudice, Weathering Heights, Les Miserables. Books by Marc Levy, Catherine Pancol, Douglas Kennedy, Guillaume Musso, Mary Doria Russell, Sophie Kinsella, Anita Shreve, Anne Tyler, Julia Navarro, Arturo Perez Reverte and Mario Vargas Llosa. Ah yes!... and most of the comedies by William Shakespeare.
Currently an avid follower of Downtown Abbey (UK) and Once upon a Time as well as El Barco and Gran Hotel and Tu cara me suena (Spain - Antena 3. This is a talent show).
When I was 15 years old, I had over 100 pen-pals, after my name appeared in American TigerBeat pen-pal page...
I just adore cats! but my last kitty died this January 2012 so I don't want to have another cat right now... UPDATE: I went back home to Mexico and brought back one of my mom's cats (the one no one wanted to adopt and the one I did not want to put to sleep). Her name is Nina she will be 11 and she is adapting (sort of) to living in France!
I collect bookmarks, fridge magnets, mugs, pins and corks from wine bottles (that last one sounds odd, but in France most good wines have the name of the winery printed on the cork... so when I save them I can later remember what kind of wine I drank and when I drank it).
My favorite colors are green and blue. SPECIALLY: Teal, turquoise, blue canard... ANYTHING TEAL for sure will make the happiest bluegirl in the land!!!!
artworks by Degas, Magritte, Matisse, Chagall and Frida Kahlo. Photos of Colin Firth and Aidan Quinn. Almost anything British (specially if the Union Jack is on it). British humor and TV shows. Art History, Art supplies, Tequila (shots and margaritas glasses), Nice postcards Bookmarks (any kind), movie soundtracks, theater programs.
Walt Disney stuff, religious stuff, gothic stuff, Hello Kitty, Manga, cartoon characters Santa Claus, neon colors, rock/metallica/country music brown and muted colors (such as black, beige, grey etc)
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