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palespectre

palespectre
Date Joined: October 31, 2009
Last Online: August 27, 2014
Birthday: July 15
Country: Philippines
fika fika fika - my online shop
ska vi fika?- my tumblr
wearing my pop art heart on my sleeves
some pictures of things around me

About Me

Hej! I am a girl obsessed with Sweden and Scandinavia. Would love to have a one on one Swap with a Swede! Message me if you are interested!. Apart from that I love correspondence, writing and receiving handwritten letters, postcards, parcels, mixcds and care packages... which everyone here loves as well. I've been into swapping and letter writing long before I joined here, but mostly with people I meet through other medium.. so I'm quite excited.

I'm inlove with Indiepop and I love to dance to it inside my room. I'm a dog person, but I want a scottish fold cat. I enjoy gloomy rainy days and the word "galoshes." Jens Lekman is the most beautiful creature on earth. I've been trying to learn Swedish for years, but nobody would teach me (it is tough!). I would like to live in Sweden some day but it is improbable. I adore wonderful Pandas, anything Scandinavian, Moomins, Studio Ghibli, coloured vinyl (pretty pretty!), French films, vintage children's book illustrations, thrift shops, paper products, stationery, crafts, souvenirs(from your hometown) and other ephemera. I love random acts of kindness and always make it a point to pay it forward. I adopt plush toys from charity shops... and give them a home (mine!). I like folding paper in my spare time but I hate paper cuts. I spend fika with my friends whenever I can. I enjoy drawing from time to time.My dream is to backpack my way around the world, and maybe bump into YOU somewhere.

PS. please understand, our mail system is a bit slow here, give it time before it arrives. And If you haven't received anything for ages, I would appreciate if you tell me first instead of just giving me a bad rating, I would gladly resend stuff. It usually takes more than two weeks for international mail.

Favorite Music

Jens Lekman, The Radio Dept., Belle and Sebastian, Blueboy, The Tough Alliance, The Embassy, Studio, The Wake, Moscow Olympics, The Field Mice, Heavenly, Saint Etienne, Camera Obscura, New Order, Factory Records, Sarah Records, C86, Swedish pop, Indiepop, Serge Gainsbourg, Northern Soul, Girl Groups

Favorite Movies

There are many but here are some...Pierrot Le Fou, Amelie, Wings of Desire, Band a Part, Last Year at Marienbad, Stranger Than Paradise, Cinema Paradiso, En Kärlekshistoria, 24 Hour Party People, Chungking Express, Au Revoir Les Enfants, To Sir With Love, Goodbye, Lenin!, Shaun of the Dead, Melody s.w.a.l.k., Låt den rätte komma in, Shaun of the Dead, Festen, My Neighbour Totoro, Spirited Away, La Haine, Belle de Jour, A Clockwork Orange, Quadrophenia

Favorite Television

Seinfeld, IT Crowd, Black Books, Doctor Who, Life on Mars, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Walking Dead, Garth Marenghi's Dark Place,Father Ted, Alan Partridge, Gavin and Stacey, Mad Men, Parks and Recreation, Spaced, Modern Family, X Files, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Pete and Pete, Freaks and Geeks

Favorite Books

Books about music, Taschen Books, Haruki Murakami, Tove Jansson, Astrid Lindgren, Irvine Welsh, Roddy Doyle, Dostoevsky

Wishlist

  • Dalecarlian Horse
  • Swedish Studentmössa
  • Anything by Shinzi Katoh, Alain Gree, Chihiro Iwasaki, Mary Blair, etc.
  • Chronicle books, Cavallini and Co., Galison
  • Hama beads
  • Wax seal stamp with my initials
  • A book in Swedish... maybe particularly Children's book (with nice illustration)
  • Furniture and Architecture books
  • Rubber Stamps (I want to start a collection)
  • Stationery and other Paper Products
  • Anything and Everything Swedish or Scandinavian
  • Moomins, Miffy, Pandas, Totoro, San X & Studio Ghibli
  • Nice pendants (like birds, key, camera etc)
  • Back issues of Frankie, Flow (Dutch) Dujour, Martha Stewart, Craft and Make magazines, Japanese magazines like So-en, Mini and Cutie
  • Anything by Marimekko, Lotta Jansdotter, Cath Kidston
  • Stationery or paper products with lush prints and patterns
  • Vintage Puffin and Penguin books, other Vintage Children's books including Golden books, Ladybird
  • Vintage fabrics with pretty design and pattern
  • A good pen for writing letters
  • Watercolours
  • Stamps
  • Postcards
  • Drawings and illustrations
  • Stickers and labels
  • Ephemera
  • Tea with beautiful packaging
  • Polaroid Pictures
  • Badges/pins/brooches (vintage and new)
  • lovely indiepop Vinyl
  • Felt friends
  • Italian Stationery (fiorenza et al.)
  • Calligraphy Pen
  • Anything that you made
  • Lotta Jansdotter merchandise and books
  • Anything... I love surprises and I'm not picky!

I would like to visit...

Sweden, United Kingdom, Japan, Finland, Norway, Russia, Ukraine, Denmark, Estonia, Iceland, Latvia, Belgium, Netherlands, Australia, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Greece ..Yeah basically whole of Europe!

I do not like

  • objects or things with the following designs: They are nice but I'm not into Winnie the Pooh, Disney, Looney Toons, Lisa Frank, Spongebob, Cross, skull, clown designs, anything religious

some things to note:

Would appreciate angels for both swaps.:).

Ratings

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Comment: Wow what an amazing stuff!! I love everything! :) There wasn't an end to the cuteness. Thank you so much for everything! I've had a quick look at your shop and you sell great stuff! Please let me know if you are interested in becoming penpals? Groetjes, Deirdre
Response: Yay! Hello! I am glad it got there safe and sound and that the little dalahäst was not flattened. It was so much fun putting all the things together, so I'm happy you like it. Thank you for the heart and for visiting my shop. I would love to be penpals in the future, I'm just in a quandary as of the moment and have to reply to many. Once I'm done with everything I'll certainly try to contact you if you are free :) Thanks again Deirdre!
Spepera rated for 1 Person From Each Country #9 on Feb 22, 2011
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Comment: Thanks for nice postcard!
ChikuNamika rated for Serial PC Swappers - Week #4 on Feb 22, 2011
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Comment: Thank you for the postcard, I love the stamps you used. German stamps are so borring^^
Born2dance rated for Serial PC Swappers - Week #4 on Feb 19, 2011
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ChikuNamika rated for Serial PC Swappers - Week #3 on Feb 15, 2011
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Comment: Thank you for the great postcard.
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Comment: Hello... I appreciate the lovely postcard of the flowers from the Philippines! Thank you so much. Somewhere, I have a funny poem about frogs. If I can find it, I will send it to you by message. ha,ha ~Gail
MrsHonniB rated for Serial PC Swappers - Week #4 on Feb 11, 2011
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Comment: Thanks for the "differend" PC! I like it!
Jerimi rated for Art Postcard Swap # 2 on Feb 11, 2011
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Comment: Very beautiful! Thank you!
mwquilt rated for 1 Person From Each Country #9 on Feb 10, 2011
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Comment: thankyou for sending a card whose subject matched one of my profile interests..I really appreciate it. Loved the card and the postage stamps too.
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Comment: Thank You
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Comment: Thank you for the card and the lovely stamps. The moument of Andres Bonifacio is quite imposing.
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Comment: Thank you so much! Loved the postcard of Puerto Galera!
kikilala rated for Serial PC Swappers - Week #3 on Feb 1, 2011
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Comment: Oh I love your macaroon PC soo much!! Yes I would love to eat that everyday if it's not so expensive haha.
Response: Yay! glad you like it! I love that pc too! makes one crave macarons all day, everyday! :D
ladyrn rated for Art Postcard Swap # 2 on Feb 1, 2011
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Comment: I love this card. It is a little different but way cool at the same time. Thanks for sending to me.
Response: Thank you for the kind rating! glad you liked the card. :D
krstawrdtravels rated for Art Postcard Swap # 2 on Jan 31, 2011
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Comment: I really enjoy the colors. Thank You
Response: thanks!
lollipopmarie rated for Art Postcard Swap # 2 on Jan 28, 2011
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Comment: I like abstract work. Thanks for another great postcard!
Response: Thank you for the kind rating! glad you liked the card. :D
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Comment: What an interesting postcard. Thanks.
Response: Yay! thanks for the heart!
kpatricialee rated for Art Postcard Swap # 2 on Jan 28, 2011
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Comment: Thank you!
Response: Thank you for the kind rating! :D
dolcxvita rated for Profile Postcard #3 on Jan 26, 2011
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Comment: Thanks for the card! I really like it & i love the stamps even more :)
Response: Thank you for the kind rating! glad you liked the card. :D

Rating Overview

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Comments

anrtist on Jun 2, 2013:

Hi! I just sent you an invite to LLL (Location) GROUP ;-) So you can keep up with world happenings & SWAPBOTTERS in Your Area! ENJOY & Blessings, cc

Cathleya on Nov 7, 2012:

Thank you for being a member of LetterSet Lovers! Group. We will soon have new and fun swaps. Hope you will join us!! ^-^ Letter Set

Veterok on Jan 23, 2012:

Hei! How fun to meet a "Scandinavia fan" from such a faraway place! I love Galaxie 500, and I also really love the cover that British Sea Power (one of my long-time fave bands) has made of their Tugboat.

Maggiesmother on Feb 25, 2011:

I am sorry for being so late in letting you know that I received the great postcards. I love them. I will send you some California postcards. Thanks again. They will add nicely to my collection. Linda

KarlaKC on Nov 13, 2010:

Thank you for the postcard from Singapore which I received yesterday (Friday). It was a lovely surprise! Is this for a swap or just a "Thinking of you" postcard? Please give me your mailing address, as I have a lovely postcard I just bought last week that must have been picked with you in mind. :-)

kimphilipsvanburen on Nov 12, 2010:

Hi, sorry I didn't see your comment on my profile, but I got the postcard this week and I've rated it, so yes, it was a little late, but it's here!!! :)

colormetoni on Oct 29, 2010:

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Welcome to the group! Looking forward to seeing ya there. :)

tishous on Oct 15, 2010:

Never mind, I found your address...shesh, it's one of those days ;)

tishous on Oct 15, 2010:

I got your card today (LOVE the Nancy Drew :) ) but cannot find your address anywhere...I forgot to jot it down! If you don't mind messaging it to me again I'll send you a card right away...and keep your address on hand this time!

Falkentraum on Oct 12, 2010:

Hi there :)

I received your postcard today. Thank you very very much for it. If you would like to receive one from Austria, please, just mail me your adress and i will send one :) (LadyOfSoul@gmx.at)

I would love to rate you, but first i have to found out the way it goes ó.O

Best wishes and thanks again!!!

Su

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