profile updated 01/2017
"Last online: June 25, 2013" untill yesterday oh wow. o_____O My getting-back-to-business-09/12 didn't go too well since life happened to happen RIGHT at that time and not in a very good way. Now I need some inspiration and a way to be more active in the arts and crafts I've enjoyed so much, and Swap-bot is the perfect place for that. Trying to start in a very slow and small scale way (NOTE TO SELF GAHH) again.(Jan.15.2017)
I've been quite absent form Swap-bot for about a year, but now it feels like getting back to business. :) (september 2012)
i pledge to rate and recycle packages/ packing materials.
i tend to be the swapper who sends on the very deadline day, and sometimes i've been a couple of days late (i try to PM my partners about it on time). But I'm not a flaker and not planning on becoming one; I'm just often a bit slow with my stuff. this applies to maaany things in my life, not just swaps and mail; time management is not my forte and i've always been the deadline girl.
the hearts are weird. please don't send me "extras" just in the hope of a heart; i try to give hearts by the feeling i get from the swap itself. If you genuinely want to send me something extra, it's fine (i love ephemera and knick-knacks he), but you shouldn't feel offended if i don't give a heart anyway. I think leaving a comment is a better way of telling what you think about the swap. so hearts, for me, ARE the extras, not FOR the extras.
I've been swapping (mainly decos) for years and i'm also in postcrossing and sendsomething.net.
I'm 33 years old multicellular organism from Finland.
I study biomedical laboratory science, only part time at the moment though, since my long-term partner, the clinical depression, is acting out again and I'm trying to get it back in control.
I used to work in an after-school club for 1st and 2nd graders, so my days consisted of lots of noise, stress, dumb jokes and messing around. I dig kids but I won't be having any of my own; the role of a part-time educator suits me better. ;)
intersectional feminist. pro-choice. agnostic.
I'm open-minded, sarcastic and laugh at stupid jokes. puns, SELF-irony and oh those good ol' poo and fart jokes.. I'm not easily offended and enjoy many things some might find a bit obscene or bizarre (but also respect the beliefs and views of others, so don't worry).
plus i'm a dork for often not using capital letters as i write on computer. too lazy for that, sorry.
i love nature and all kinds of animals. i have an especially soft spot for insects, molluscs and other creepy crawlies!
I have Madagascar hissing cockroaches and I used to have 5 african land snails as pets, they were adorable and interesting, believe me. I've also had a praying mantis, indian stick insects and field crickets. i'd LOVE to have a giant millipede one day. i'm dreaming of an aquarium with apple snails. and triops!
two kitties from local animal rescue shelter live with me too.
plastic jewellery. nintendo (esp SNES and GameBoy). my little ponies (generation 1). tamagotchi. virgin mary / holy mother / madonna / immaculate heart / sacred heart / lady of guadalupe. catholic imagery. rosaries. kitch. hama/perler beads. bondage-related imagery. torn stockings. lipstick traces. toilets. beer. sarcasm. 8bit and game sprites. geekery♥
cephalopods and giant squids. insects. deep sea creatures. mermaids. zoology. cell biology. molecular biology. virology. bacteriology. parasitology.
KNITTING AND CROSS-STITCH♥ mixed media. sewing tiny creatures out of felt. embroidery.
doodling. scribbling. letters. zines. drawing. sketches. comics. photos. collages. mix tapes. street art. stickers. vintage ephemera. typewriters. random lists. handwriting. art nouveau, esp. alphonse mucha and gustav klimt.
oh and THRIFT STORES! how can i forget that. and maybe i'll actually try bullet journaling someday instead of only dreaming about it..
COLORS: hmm pink, black, warm red, orange, moss green, petrol blue, dark grey, brown, turquoise.
IAMX. chelsea wolfe. Sub Rosa. nirvana. tori amos. otep. babes in toyland. le tigre. tura satana. hole. L7. pj harvey. queens of the stone age. slipknot. bikini kill. radiohead. tool. a perfect circle. le butcherettes. deftones. elliott smith. sonic youth. mark lanegan. interpol. nine inch nails. queen adreena. die so fluid. crim3s. nitad. sneaker pimps. veruca salt. pulled apart by horses. soviet soviet. amanda palmer. drive like jehu. true widow. pelican. 65daysofstatic. russian circles. etc.
grunge. metal. jungle. alternative. punkrock. dark wave. witch house. chiptune. post rock. doom. sludge. stoner.
some all time favorites:
COMICS and graphic novels. many many many, and into these i'm oh so in love:
ZINES. esp. perzines, feminism and mental zines. if you make one, i'd love to read it!
alien. only lovers left alive. natural born killers. se7en. termonator. tideland. tracey. hedwig and the angry inch. russ meyer movies. sympathy for lady vengeance. velvet goldmine. fightclub. lost highway. trainspotting. silent hill. requiem for a dream. the cell. the nightmare before christmas. rocky horror picture show. dirty diaries. fear and loathing in las vegas. planet terror. the science of sleep. antichrist. the royal tennenbaums.
@Lawless in ODD little monster stuffie - I sent a PM to her on Oct 16, 2010 and left a 1 rating a week later. ("She has marked sent on Aug 7th, but I never received anything. She's been online last time Aug 9th, so no answer to my PM. I'll re-rate if I ever receive anything.") Now, Nov. 9, she has deleted her whole profile.. oh well.
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