update 02/04 - I have my first 3, after 6 years of swapping. The justification of the rating is debatable... But it is, what it is. I went through hell in the last 2 months at work (was ill 3 times since January, because my body can't continue working 12 hours a day, while working on my art at spare time.) This was 2 day profile quote swap, that I signed long time before things got uneasy. Yes, I was late. yes I didn't send PM, I just explained I was late in the same profile comment as the swap itself. Things were collapsing at work (literally). I worked 17 hours that day, went home to sleep a bit and in a few hours went back to work to replace my boss who spent 36 hours without sleep. Eventually I took few minutes to complete the swap, and I got a few unpleasant words from my boss for that. Believe me sending additional personal explanation was out of question. And than I got ill. Funny thing is that 4 other, more experienced, partners were much more understanding, because as much fun swap-bot can be, it is still less important than real life.
UPDATE: I'm looking for partners for private "send postcard back" swap.I have tons of blank postcards I would love to come back to me written and stamped. I used to do this swap with a swappers from Korea and New Zealand. Usually we would send 1 or 2 postcards to be sent back and 1 for the partner to keep. If you're interested - send me PM, please.
Hello. my name is Ksenia. =^x^=
I was born in Russia, Moscow. When I was 14 my family moved to Israel. Currently I live in Tel Aviv. (I speak Hebrew, Russian and English) I am a painter / IT operator. I have BFA in Arts from Bazalel Academy of Art and Design. I love painting and drawing a lot, but I like my job too. Once I thought computers and art have nothing in common. Now I know it's not true.
I have very very eclectic taste... I enjoy contemporary art, urban culture and character design. When I'm traveling aboard I will go to at least 10-15 galleries and all of the museums. I'm a big fashion geek... (My favorites: Red Valentino, Ulyana Sergeenko, Meadham Kirchhoff and Orla Kiely) I'm crazy about shoes! I love all kind of music: pop, j-pop, j-rock, indie, folk, goth and metal. All together! but not classics... Currently most played: Elliphant, LP, Beatrice Eli and Noonie Bao. Last live gig I went to and loved: Lola Marsh.
I love to cook! I like Japanese, Chines, Indian, Mexican and French foods. ( I'm not so much into baking thought) I could live on Eggs and Sushi... I love Strawberries and drink my Tea with Soy Milk. I adore Oysters and love any sort of raw fish dishes. My latest food-addiction: soy milk based cappuccino and pineapples.
I read mostly fantasy books and watch SiFi movies and TV shows. I love comedies and romantic dramas.
Last book I loved: Iron and Magic (The Iron Covenant #1) by Ilona Andrews
Last TV show I loved: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and Maigret
Last movie I really enjoyed: big screen - Ant-Man and the Wasp; TV/Netflix - A Fantastic Woman.
Stuff I am obsessed with right now: my next cosplay...
I love opera and ballet.
I go to Zoos a lot! I love pandas and lemurs :)
Kawaii - is state of mind! I adore Japanese street fashion and I'm in love with Japanese products and sweets.
I collect Christmas ornaments. I have 349 of all kind: store-bought, hand-made, vintage; they come from more than 20 different countries. I always open for more... :)
Oour poor Kitty, left us for a better place. RIP sweet pushosh, we loved you so so much!
We have a new furry friend - his name is Soni. He is a cute rescue sweetie (his previous owner left him for reason unknown at the animal shelter when he was 9 months old...) Now he lives with me. And he is the sweetest kitty I ever honer to meet.
I like anime and cosplay; for every con at which I and my partner have our Steampunk goodies stall (and especially) for Purim I make one adorable (or NOT) character; one I can relate to. This year's Purim was spent as Angel Crawford from . At the latest Sci-Fi con during Passover I made The Stalk from Saga graphic novel. Also last autumn I re-imagined my Delirium cosplay. It was the best version so far. ( Past ones : Daria from the 90's MTV animated series, Silent Hill Nurse, Nadia from First Squad, Pino from Ergo Proxy, Konata Izumi from Lucky Star, Dejiko from Di Gi Charat, Chii from Chobits, Delirium from Sandman)
I'm addicted to GoodReads...
my latest pic on social media:
I really like to do private swaps, if you're interested - please don't be shy :)
By the way - not rating someone's effort or not saying simple "Thank you" is just RUDE! (I checked it takes only 5 sec to type 8 letters, but it feels so nice)
This's "girly", which is NOT
and "pink&cute", which is YES, PLEASE
The Ninth Gate, Pillow Book, Lost in Translation and Marie Antoinette (2006) are my All Times Favorites!
Those 4 movies represent who I'm as a person... :)
I also like Push, In Time, Gattaca, Possession, Breakfast at Tiffany's, Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club, Desperately Seeking Susan, Dirty Dancing, Only Lovers Left Alive, Everything Is Illuminated, Julie & Julia, The Tourist, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Nightmare before Christmas, Silver Linings Playbook, Oblivion, Edge of Tomorrow, Byzantium, Love Actually, The Holiday, Jane Eyre (2011), Far from the Madding Crowd, A Little Chaos,The Young Victoria, Boy Meets Girl, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, Arranged and Shelter.
I love few Japanese movies: Kamikaze Girls, Sakuran, Linda Linda Linda and the 3rd Ringu.
I like old Russian movies. Ð¡ÐµÑ€Ð´Ñ†Ð° Ñ‡ÐµÑ‚Ñ‹Ñ€Ñ‘Ñ…, ÐœÐ¾ÑÐºÐ²Ð° ÑÐ»ÐµÐ·Ð°Ð¼ Ð½Ðµ Ð²ÐµÑ€Ð¸Ñ‚, ÐšÐ°Ñ€Ð½Ð°Ð²Ð°Ð»ÑŒÐ½Ð°Ñ Ð½Ð¾Ñ‡ÑŒ, Ð Ð¾ÑÑÐ¸Ñ ÐœÐ¾Ð»Ð¾Ð´Ð°Ñ, Ð¢Ñ€ÑƒÑ„Ñ„Ð°Ð»ÑŒÐ´Ð¸Ð½Ð¾ Ð¸Ð· Ð‘ÐµÑ€Ð³Ð°Ð¼Ð¾, ÐžÐ±Ñ‹ÐºÐ½Ð¾Ð²ÐµÐ½Ð½Ð¾Ðµ Ð§ÑƒÐ´Ð¾ and Ð˜Ñ€Ð¾Ð½Ð¸Ñ ÑÑƒÐ´ÑŒÐ±Ñ‹, Ð¸Ð»Ð¸ Ð¡ Ð»Ñ‘Ð³ÐºÐ¸Ð¼ Ð¿Ð°Ñ€Ð¾Ð¼! are my favorites.
Yana's Friends (×”×—×‘×¨×™× ×©×œ ×™×× ×”) , Walk on Water (×œ×œ×›×ª ×¢×œ ×”×ž×™×) and Zero Motivation (××¤×¡ ×‘×™×—×¡×™ ×× ×•×©) are my favorite Israeli films.
Also I really love Pride and Prejudice 1995 series and Marguerite Volant series (I watched each of them more times than I watched Hair (and I saw it 18 times when I was younger).
I have a soft spot for some movies based om YA books (and I don't even read those books...) I like Warm Bodies,The Host and The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.
The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, The Flanders Panel by Arturo Perez-Reverte, Moominland Midwinter by Tove Jansson, Death in Venice by Thomas Man, Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman, Sandman by Neil Gaiman, Uprooted by Naomi Novik, Be with you by Yoshikazu Okada, Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, Persuasion by Jane Austen, Densha Otoko by Nakano Hitori, Kamikaze Girls by Novala Takemoto, Paradox trilogy by Rachel Bach, Clockwork Heart trilogy by Dru Pagliassotti, October Daye series by Seanan McGuire, Innkeeper chronicals series by Ilona Andrews, Wheel of Time by Robert Jordan (and Brandon Sanderson) and many many more.
I like Lula and The Gentlewoman magazines.
I live in Israel, so for those of you, who are religious - I can offer Christian or Jewish souvenirs from Holly city of Jerusalem. If I am you swap partner, and you are interested to have something from Holly Land - just let me know. * Recently I got some nice Muslim souvenirs as well.
(but please don't send ME religious items)
I was angeled by @HOLDENV84 for Book Recommendation PC swap.
I was angeled for Merry Christmas: 1 card to 5 partners by swap host @LINBUR0100
I was angeled by awesome @nyanSan for Share a smile postcards / 3 Lies and 1 Truth PC / One Post Card from Me To You # 4 / I love Postcard Swaps Postcard Swap
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