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Date Joined: July 5, 2013
Last Online: August 20, 2019
Birthday: August 30
Country: Czech Republic

About Me

I am a 30-something Czech girl living in the beautiful city of Brno in the heart of Moravia, the winemaking region of the Czech Republic. I work as a language teacher and I am doing a PhD in linguistics at the local university, which also involves lecturing.

Here are some of the things I am really into: theatre, opera, art, books, movies (yeah... the independent and obscure ones, mostly), travel (Scotland! Scotland! Scotland!), hiking and camping, cats, comics, linguistics, psychology, cooking, dancing, working in my parents' orchard and vineyeard, and making preserves (no time for many of these activities lately as I really need to finish the dissertation). And of course swapping and penpalling!

I enjoy learning languages and exploring other people's cultures (next to Czech and English I also speak Russian and Croatian, so feel free to use these languages with me as well).

I generally am a very reliable person and flaking is not my thing! Please let me know if you don't receive stuff from me in time before you give me 1, the international mail system is not as reliable as I am. I always resend should a swap get lost.

Favorite Crafts

cross-stitch, card making, silk-painting, cooking (does this count as a craft? especially deserts), fruit preserving (will love to swap recipes)

would like to do more of: sewing, ATCs, coloring


  • surprize :D
  • chocolate (but no superdark and mint, please)
  • beauty products: lipsticks, lipbalms, lotions, handcreams, soaps, the list goes on and on :o)
  • tea and coffee and hot chocolate
  • recipes and cookbooks and spices from your country
  • cats
  • stories and books
  • pretty much any craft
  • stationery
  • card making supplies
  • cross-stitch supplies (DMC, patterns, fabric)
  • scents: roses,lavender, lilac, strawberry, raspberry, blackberry, vanilla, coffee, chocolate, coconut
  • colors:intense ones, magenta and related shades, white, black
  • ATCs! (what a great idea they are!)
  • used stamps
  • vintage
  • thrift store stuff
  • socks
  • scarves
  • handmade items
  • washi


I am not very picky, but there are few things...

  • ginger tea and cookies
  • very dark chocolate, mint chocolate
  • color gray
  • second-hand earrings (always send unworn items, please)

Favorite Movies

Life is a Miracle, Wings of Desire, Amarcord, Les Miserables, Evita, Cloud Atlas, Arrival, and many more

Favorite Books

I studied Slavonic languages and literatures at the uni and so I have read plenty of books by various Slavonic authors (and many are still on my "to read" list). My favourite writers include Dostoyevsky, Tolstoy, Bulgakov, Akhmatova, Khlebnikov, Sienkiewicz, and Havel. I am a big sci-fi fan, I especially like short stories. I also read a lot of poetry (love Pat Ingoldsby), graphic novels, modern British and American lit, magical realism, historical novels. I love anthologies of short stories and poetry. I collect cookbooks :o)

Favorite Music

Anything singable, hummable or danceable. Musicals. Classical music as well. Not a great fan of hip hop.

postcard wishlist

cats, flowers, trees, wild animals, artisic, your town/city/area, national parks, landscapes, sea, recipes, vintage


Comment: Hi Magda, sounds like you have a perfect itinerary planned for Ann Arbor! I had a season pass for the canoe/kayak liveries last summer, and this year I have my own kayak. I used to work inside the Museum of Natural History (for a different unit) but I haven't been to the new building that opened this year. So basically I would tag along on your entire trip and hopefully not be too annoying :^) And thanks for the interesting postcard - what a great design!
Response: Wow, sounds great! ;))) From what I was able to learn online, Ann Arbor does sound like a very interesting place with a lot of things to do.
goinjenny rated for Boats on Jul 29, 2019
Comment: Thank you
Eulegirl rated for First & Last Lines No. 11 on Jul 28, 2019
Comment: Sorry for the late rating. I've not read this book, but I might have to check it out!
Response: Thank you for rating!
Sandy1969 rated for WIYM: YELLOW POSTCARD SWAP #3 on Jul 10, 2019
Comment: Thank you Magda for Cassette Postcard. Yes i still have some at home. But no instrument to play them.
travellinCat rated for 2 Flower Postcards in an Envy on Jun 17, 2019
Comment: Beautiful Cards !!! thank you.
Comment: Thanks for the awesome “ugly” postcard! I think you might be right, the photographer could have definitely captured the view better. But at least it still looks nice. I also have to give an extra heart because I especially loved the beautiful stamps you used. Thank you so much!
Response: LOL! Thank you for the heart for the stamps!
Comment: Thank you
Comment: Thankyou :)
MissPaula rated for WIYM: Ugly/dislike PC Swap #7 on Apr 15, 2019
Comment: Thanks for the interesting card. The rabbit looks afraid. What funny things are printed into PC's.
NorthStar07 rated for Fall In Love With A Book on Apr 14, 2019
Comment: Hello there! Your postcard arrived! Thank you so much for the vintage rose postcard🌹 i love it! I haven't read those books. Thanks for the recommendation!🦋 I'm glad it didn't get lost. Much love💕 Take care and have a beautiful day🌸💕 xoxo
Response: I am very happy it has finally reached you and that you like it. Thank you for the hearts and butterflies! Have a great day, too.
Comment: Thanks so much for the pretty postcard and the story about your sister! The same goes for my sister, she’s great! We are lucky:) Best wishes, Barbara
Response: We are indeed. Thank you for the heart :)
Comment: Wow! Thanks for the pinup cards!! Nice selection and I appreciate it. xo
Response: You are most welcome!
CraftyCrow rated for Page 33 Postcard Swap on Mar 11, 2019
Comment: Ahoy!! First I love the card!! Then I love that you are from Czech Republic! I plan on going there next early fall to see where my Great Grandparents came from. Cool stamps and now darnit I need to see more of the book. :D
Response: Ahoj, happy to hear that! Enjoy your trip, I hope you'll like it here. Make sure travel around a bit, don't just stay in Praha! The best way to see the country is from the train, btw :)
esmy77 rated for 10 used past stamp#97✿♥‿♥✿ on Feb 24, 2019
Comment: I loved loved every stamp you sent to me and thanks for explaining the ones on the envelope!!!
Response: You are very welcome :)
neecie rated for Cut and Paste Postcard - February on Feb 23, 2019
Comment: wow, nice graphic recycling from a calendar + loved the postcrossing stamp! thank you for fulfilling my mailbox today!! enjoy your weekend ~
Response: good to hear you liked it!
bblue rated for Free advert postcard...(1/19) on Feb 8, 2019
Comment: Thanks! Cool card
Comment: I like your cute fox stationery. Never feel guilty for 🍫 chocolate! :)
Response: Well, I never feel guilty enough not to buy yet another bar, LOL! Thank you for the heart.
Comment: Thank you so much these stamps were soooo pretty!
miyi rated for How's The Weather Today PC INT on Feb 2, 2019
Comment: Thank you for the beautiful resend! The weather's been really hot here so it's nice to get a cold postcard! :)
Response: You're welcome. I am really happy it finally arrived! It sure took it's time, even the resend :)

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inthewild on Dec 9, 2016:

Hi M, I mailed a naked written postcard today and will mail the elephant postcards in an envelope tomorrow. It's all ready and I hope you receive them both.

inthewild on Oct 14, 2016:

Thank you so much for the wonderful package received today Magda - it was definitely worth waiting for. I really appreciate the translations too it's added a wonderful dimension to the calendars that I'll keep for the entire year and possibly even beyond 2017 as it's very special- will pop a postcard in the mail for you just because you went to so much trouble. Big hug, Mandy

tingtinga2602 on Dec 24, 2015:

Merry Christmas my dear friend from afar.. big hugs!

Mugsie on Aug 31, 2015:

"Happy Birthday!"

From all of us at WIYM" group!

Hope you had an awesome day!

GrrrMeoww on Apr 22, 2015:

Just got your letter today! Thank you for the Chai tea mix! I'll write back soon :)

anrtist on Sep 3, 2014:

Hi! Welcome to the Bot! Happy swapping ;-) I sent you an invite to the LLL Group, it will help you enjoy the world of Swapping better! Blessings, cc

Mugsie on Aug 30, 2014:

Happy Birthday from all of us at "WIYM"!!

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