Swap-bot Time: October 22, 2018 9:14 am


Date Joined: February 10, 2014
Last Online: October 22, 2018
Birthday: September 23
Country: Argentina
My book blog

About Me

I'm an introverted, very quiet person. Indoorsy, catlover, couch potato. I love whatever I consider beautiful, and I like to be surronded by pretty things.

I like to write letters about books, everyday life, cultural differences and local traditions, my dolls, anything I'm interested in.

I am obsessed with cats, dolls, whatever series I'm watching at the moment, history of costume, and pretty much everything I've listed in hobbies and interests (read further)

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Please don't send me anything that doesn't fit in an envelope (this is great for those in a budget, like me). Argentina's mail system doesn't have a regard for gifts, so everything is treated as a purchase and lots of taxes are added, which I can't afford at the moment.

So, until things get better, thank you but no, thank you.

If we're partners for a profile related swap, please choose things that can be fitted in an envelope. Otherwise, I won't be able to receive it.

Thank you :)


dolls (as in: change their outfits, make new clothes for them and other people's dolls, taking pictures of them, spend hours in pinterest, instagram, facbook groups, and the internet in general watching dolly pictures and checking on news, attend to dolly meetings, fantasize with future dolls, etc)


watching movies/series

befriending cats


going to museums

hanging out in second hand bookstores

taking care of my cactus


getting in touch with friends



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learning and practicing textile techniques (sewing, knitting, crochetting, embroidery, lace making, etc)

art history

history of costumes

history in general (but mostly from the middle ages to 1914)

learning and practicing languages (I speak Spanish, English, Catalan, I have basic undersanding of French -only reading- and I'm currently learning Portuguese via Duolingo)

period movies/series





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Favorite Books

I love reading, specially fiction, art history and history (this last one, specially from medieval ages to 1920s) Some of my favourite authors in fiction are:

Jane Austen

Émile Zola

Gustave Flaubert

Alphonse Daudet

Lev Tolstoi

Julio Cortázar

Gabriel García Márquez

Lewis Carrol

Virginia Woolf

Edith Wharton

Terry Pratchett

Lucy Maud Montgomery

Louisa May Alcott

J. K. Rowling

Rainbow Rowell

Manuel Mujica Láinez

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What I like

Sewing supplies: fabrics (with little or tiny patterns, because I sew for dolls), threads (for sewing or embroidering), lace, modern or vintage, etc...

Vintage photos and postcards

Letter sets


Flat magnets

Teas: although I like most flavors, I'm not much into fruity things, particularly citrics (lemon, orange, etc). Berries are welcome.

Drawings, paintings, prints

Vintage publications (1960s and before)

Magazine cutouts

Anything related to Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, Sleeping Beauty (Disney's version), Adventure Time, Steven Universe, Sailor Moon, Jane Austen, Discworld saga, Harry Potter


Cute animals in general

Dolls (Blythe, Licca, Pullip, Dal. 90s Barbie)

Cactus and succulents



Eerie landscapes

Abondoned castles, ancient constructions, ruins

Greenhouses and botanical gardens

Space: you know, stars, planets, galaxies, etc

Flowers and plants

Mithological creatures


Moths and butterflies. Caterpillars.

Anything medieval

Anything related to the pre raphaelites brotherhood

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Buecherwurm rated for R&W October Reading Challenge on Oct 14, 2018
Comment: Thank you for the detailed review, what a pity you didn't like the book. at least it's from your to-read pile now :D I hope you find better books to read after this one :) I have never read anything by that author and your review didn't really motivate me to change something about that :D Best wishes!
USAFwife rated for R&W October Reading Challenge on Oct 10, 2018
Comment: Thanks so much for joining the swap, and sharing your thoughts of the book. :) I haven't read anything by Sidney Sheldon, actually. My mom was a fan of his books when I was really little, but I never tried one. Maybe I'm not missing much! Sorry it wasn't a good book for you! <3 <3
USAFwife rated for R&W: September reading challenge on Oct 3, 2018
Comment: Thank you so much for your review. :) I actually didn't enjoy Outlander when I read it, but I think it has to do partly with the time period. Like you said, the setting, the time period, is really a huge factor in the historical fiction books I choose. Thanks for giving this swap a try, and challenging yourself! :)
Jjean rated for R&W: September reading challenge on Sep 29, 2018
Comment: Thank you.
Comment: Thank you for the nice letter and your reading list! I have not read fanfiction in a long time, but might try to get into it and also check out your podcast recommendations.
Buecherwurm rated for R&W: My very favorite book! on Sep 8, 2018
Comment: Loved your email, thank you very much, a really interesting list :) I hope you received my email with a more detailed response to it :D Have a wonderful day!
Comment: I am SO HERE for Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell!!!!I also cannot believe I forgot Wes Anderson when I was doing mine. Truly a Great.
Leekoba rated for I wanna talk about me! Favorites on Aug 22, 2018
Comment: It was a fun read! I think you should get a snake :D I love them! I love Steven Universe too. Happy Swapping!
cindygroet rated for I wanna talk about me! Favorites on Aug 21, 2018
Comment: Thanks for sharing your answers.
Ganjaprincess rated for ESG: Favourite cover songs on Aug 17, 2018
Comment: thank you!
MitchR rated for ESG: Favourite music clips on Aug 12, 2018
Comment: These were great. I hadnt heard of most of these. The treadmills almost made my list.
tweetyiscool29 rated for Bookworm Corner: June 2018 on Jul 8, 2018
Comment: Thanks for sharing in such detail! Looks like you were busy reading for the month :)
Norsulaulu rated for Bookworm Corner: June 2018 on Jul 7, 2018
Comment: Thank you for sharing your books and your insights! I enjoyed reading all your thoughts about them. :)
Hugsie86 rated for Bookworm Corner: June 2018 on Jul 6, 2018
Comment: Thank you for your book reviews. Personally, I don't read historical fiction/non-fiction, but the second book, the one written over 2000 years ago definitely intrigues me. It's not something I would read, but I'm definitely curious as I love hearing about history!
kisforkechell rated for Email Penpals #2 on May 25, 2018
Comment: Thank you. Will get a reply to you in the next couple of days x
Comment: Sounds like some interesting books! Happy Reading! :)
WritersSoul rated for Bookworm Corner: February 2018 on Apr 4, 2018
USAFwife rated for Let's write a story! Round 5 on Mar 14, 2018
Comment: Thanks for sending. Can't wait to read through it! :)
Hugsie86 rated for Books Read in February (E-Mail) on Mar 10, 2018
Comment: Thank you for the book reviews. I'm sorry to hear you didn't like the second book. I also received advanced copies of books to read and review. So far, I've been lucky and they have been great, but I am assuming it is not always the case.

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CurlyTea on Sep 26, 2018:

Happy Birthday!

dithreabhach on Nov 15, 2017:

Hi I'm trying to make good all the Swaps I messed up on. Can you message me your email so I can send you the picture had planned to send? Best wishes, Cal

CurlyTea on Sep 25, 2017:

HappyMom on Jul 3, 2017:

Thank you for sharing your Favorite photo swap with me! thanks

KSENiA on Jun 21, 2017:

ESG: Spread some Art! profile decoration

Hello, how are you? I have so many favorite art works from different periods and different artists. It's really hard for me to choose only one... One of my all time favorites is gorgeous and naughty painting by Jean-Honoré Fragonard. It's called The Swing. I actually ha an honor to see this work few times at Wallace Collection in London. For me it presents the true spirit of Rococo period.

:) enjoy!

Helena8664 on Jun 18, 2017:

(So...I couldn't get the original artwork I wanted to upload to work, so I'm going with Alex Grey's "kissing"...he's another psychedelic artist who I absolutely ADORE! But, you should also check out the art I originally wanted to share. She can be found on Instagram @smallmoon_ and is an amazing young artist whose trippy work gets me right in the feels.)

LadyMalchav on Jun 18, 2017:

starry night

Starry Night Vincent Van Gogh

miablancs on Mar 8, 2017:

Welcome to the group Joy of Penpalling Worldwide. Please could you go to the group forum section of the group and fill out the Questionnaire. Thank you and Happy Swapping!

RyeRye on Sep 23, 2016:



RyeRye on Jun 27, 2016:

Thanks for joining Inspiration Station!

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