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Date Joined: July 1, 2010
Last Online: August 25, 2019
Birthday: February 19, 1988
Country: Finland
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About Me

Hi there! I'm a translator but currently I do regular office work. My mothertongue is Finnish, but I also speak Swedish, some Arabic and a little German. I do translation work with English, but at the moment it doesn't support me.

I live with my husband and our super shy cat.

I apologise for my terrible handwriting, I will try to take the time to write clearly when I mail to you.

Here are some of my likes in no particular order:

art noveau, maple trees, buttons, autumn, traveling, hats, fantasy, owls, frogs, cats, purple, black, red, green, comics/graphic novels, 1950's, salt liquerice/salmiakki, stars, night, postcards, lace, languages, abandoned houses, ribbons, mushrooms, gothic things, roses, tulips, steampunk, spiders, soviet propaganda, vintage, and something compeletely different!

I'm pretty happy to accept everything I get and if I don't like it I just send it on to someone else. I don't drink tea and I absolutely loath Nescafé and other instant coffees (plus coffee gives me heartburn). If you want to send me something to drink, I do drink cocoa / hot chocolate :)

I usually rate the same day I get the package, unless I'm really sick or come home in the middle of a night and the package has waited on the desk all day, or maybe sometimes all weekend etc. I give hearts for things I like, things that are "extra special" to me. You won't automatically get a heart for sending me a million extras.

Favorite Music

Mostly I listen to Finnish rock and heavy metal. Lyrics are important to me, and I pay a lot of attention to them when listening to a new band. From foreign artists my favourites are Nick Cave, Rammstein, Edith Piaf, and occasionally Frank Sinatra.

The Finnish artists and bands that I like include Jarkko Martikainen, Herra Ylppö & Maj Karma, Ismo Alanko and many other great lyricists.

Favorite Books

Lately I've become a little lazy on books, I used to devour them when I was a teenager. I like fantasy novels, but also poetry and classics. I like to analyse what I read.

At the moment I'm reading through my husband's scifi-novels.

Favorite Movies

As with my books, I like my movies to give me something to think about. I like foreign films, that is to say films that are not necessarily block busters, but still good. My favourite films from my shelf include The Shining, La Môme, Amélie and The Little Shop of Horrors

Favorite Television

At the moment, definately Mad Men, Game of Thrones, and Project Runway.

I like British comedy, such as The Monty Python, Black Adder, Black Books, and Smack the Pony.

I also like to watch historical dramas, with adorable costumes and hair-do's.

Favorite Crafts

I like to knit and crochet the most, but I seldom have the inspiration to do anything, since, let's face it, you don't need five pairs of mittens or socks, and neither does your friends or family, ecspecially when most of them are cabable of knitting themselves. I do yarn bombing, so basicly all kinds of yarns are welcome, if it's something I don't like to use to do any "real" things (like mittens, socks, scarves), I use it in yarn bombs.

I like making ATC's but I usually have material only to make one per swap. In my paper crafts I like to push the cutesy things aside a bit. Mostly my ATC's are collages, but I can surprise you with a drawing, an oil pastel, or an aquarel if I can make myself concentrate :)

I would like to weave, but I don't have the loom here in Helsinki, and I can not spend enough time at my Mum's, where the loom does loom about...

As said, my handwriting is quite... interesting, since I write fast, and that's that. Doing things fast may be seen in other crafts as well, but I'm merely human, not a machine! I can't always cut or draw straight...


Comment: Resend arrived, thank you so much
susanica rated for Pretty Things in an Envelope Swap on Sep 15, 2017
Comment: thank you very much for your envelope. I lovewhat you sent. happy mail
scrapingd rated for Etsy Love International #1 on Mar 23, 2016
theirmimi rated for Ugly Ass PC on Mar 17, 2016
Comment: I agree with you, it's ugly. Thanks :)
SilverD rated for Ugly Ass PC on Mar 14, 2016
Comment: Yep, that is certainly different! LOL!
marliese rated for SENG - Tiny Flatish Surprise #1 on Feb 9, 2016
Comment: Thank you for sending me this lovely surprise - just the perfect notebook! I love it! And the other stuff too, I am just glad the way from you to me was not one step longer, because it would have fallen out, which would have been a shame!! Yikes! The envelope was torn... But anyway, end good is all good, I am very happy with it all!
Response: :O Good thing the envelope made it anyway. Sturdier envelopes next time. I'm so happy you liked it all!
bluephoenixvt rated for QUICK Ribbon swap #57 on Nov 10, 2015
Comment: Wonderful selection!
swools rated for Postcards in an Envelope #3 on Sep 7, 2015
Comment: Thank you for the postcards! I especially liked the vintage Norman Rockwell art.
urbexarchaeology rated for QUICK ATC swap #200 on Sep 6, 2015
Comment: Thank you so much! :)
cherrihurt rated for ATC With a Postage Stamp on Jul 11, 2015
Comment: Thank you for the lovely ATC.
HelenG6 rated for 200,000th Swap on Jun 10, 2015
Comment: Thank you for the nice Kiev card on the Soviet general. It's nice to receive something from there, my background. I liked the note you enclosed explaining about it, and your efforts:D
Drachenfrau rated for 200,000th Swap on Jun 6, 2015
Comment: Thank you bunches! :-)
PokerHontaz rated for 50 Stickers (International) #4 on May 30, 2015
Comment: Thank you for the nice stickers! :) Have a good weekend :)
Comment: Got the postcard today! The card is really dumb but it's kind of cute too. I guess I just like something weird LOL
GypsieMoon rated for QUICK ATC swap #184 on May 13, 2015
Comment: I love the ATC you chose. On first glace, it reminds me of Burlesque! Must be the feather and the colors. And, truly, you can't you wrong with a fluffy ATC! ;) Thanks!
fineapple rated for opposites swap on May 2, 2015
Comment: Thank you for your lovely swap- I loved everything in it! Clever choices for opposites :)
Bavarija rated for QUICK flat destash swap #106 on May 2, 2015
Comment: Thank you! I liked all in envelope!
darkxangel84 rated for Cat ATC #2 on Apr 19, 2015
Comment: Thanks
notme78 rated for QUICK 5 postcard swap #172 on Apr 7, 2015
Comment: Thanks for the postcards.
deesides rated for Rude, Crude, Nude PC Swap - Int'l on Feb 18, 2015
Comment: Kiitos kortista! Minäkin olen vähän varovainen mitä lähetän ulkomaille ettei vain kukaan mieltänsä pahoittaisi, mutta onneksi on näitä "törkeiden" korttien swappeja :D

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Gnoe on Mar 10, 2016:

Thank you so much for the lovely pile of origami papers you sent me as a SENG WTA#22 prize! (And The Little Shop of Horror rocks!)

MichelleWillow on Mar 8, 2016:

Thank you for lovely notecards for I collect tag! ♥

MichelleWillow on Dec 19, 2012:

Glad you liked your present :) Thank you for being an active member on SENG!

KupcakeKate on Dec 15, 2012:

Thanks so much for the lovely envelope of stuff for the SENG WTA #12! The notebook is just gorgeous and I'm using it already! :D

MichelleWillow on Nov 30, 2012:

Congratulations! Will be sending your prize in next couple days! Hope it will reach you on time!

mentalistfan78 on Nov 15, 2012:

Thank you so much for the seng wta! I love everything!

rhynah on Sep 5, 2012:

Hei! Kiitos upeasta kirjeestä, jonka lähetit minulle SENG WTA #9 voittoni johdosta. Voi mitä ihanuuksia kirjeestäsi paljastuikaan! Lisäsin heti muutaman söpön pöllötarran kalenteriini ja sormeni syyhyävät askartelemaan jotain lähettämästäsi punaisesta "lenkkinauhasta". :)

Kiitos vielä kerran ja mukavaa päivänjatkoa!

MichelleWillow on Sep 1, 2012:


Fatherted on Jul 29, 2012:

Got your postcard of Amman, thank you very much!

melimar on Jul 16, 2012:

Hey! I got your awesome package for WTA #8 in SENG! Thank you very much for all the goodies! you are an angel!

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