[identity profile] jaylinachouko.livejournal.com
Japanese name: Akura Chouko

Malay name: Nurul Hazirah

English name: Jaylina Avalon

Age: 25+

Location: used to stay in Japan , hokkaido . Moved to little island Singapore

How do you identify?(sexuality/gender): i am straight and a female.

I love: to decorate my planner with washi tapes, sticky note pad and plan things to be done so that i can be productive especially on my off days, listening to songs that motivates me,read penpal's letters and i would like to get to know more of you out there ( sometimes my letters may get a bit delayed because i travelled occasionally), collects more washi tapes,room decor, colour coordinate my outfit, make-up, even cosplay(i haven't done in a while),watch animes and watching youtube videos on decorating planners.

Favourite books: Harry potter series, reading historical novel with good old courtship and seasons, comical novel with romance, my favourite book titled: Belzhar.

Favourite films: new year's eve, eat,love,pray, transformers the first and second, real steel, battleship , cartoon movies like the rise of the guardians, polar express, christmas carol, corpse bride , julie and julia and many more. i have to admit that i am an otaku. an otaku who loves anime and certain types of cartoon.

Favourite music: anastacia, beyonce, ciara, keri hilson , little mix and fifth harmony, tiffany alvord, becky g and hip hop and rnb songs that has strong vocals and dance moves but no pervetic or almost naked video.

What would you like to send/receved: i sent gifts once in awhile in my mail. i sent letters, packages and especially if i have my pay , well that will be the time, i send little gifts. i love letters because it is like presents and i would love to receive gifts but that is optional.

Who would you like to send and receive mail from?: Anyone . everyone is special because everyone is unique and queer right?

What countries would you like to receive mail from and send to?: anywhere, learning from friends has no boundaries.

Anything that you would particularly NOT like to receive?: i once have this man who claimed to be a penpal and sent photos of him naked and pornography which i do not appreciate. i like good, clean fun.

What would be in your dream letter or package?: gifts that comes from the heart, that what's matter most. i have a few penpals and we exchange stay before so it would be fantastic that we become acquainted.

*Ps: my family actually was from singapore and I am registered under my malay name in singapore, Nurul Hazirah. So my address is under that name too.Just fyi

If interested: please email me at Jaylinabutterfly@hotmail.com and to know you have found me on LJ , please email me with subject: Calling out penpals. Thanks
[identity profile] ilkimieli.livejournal.com
Name: Niina, but I have a problem with names - I don't see how I'm supposed to identify with a string of letters my parents chose for me without even knowing me yet.

Age: Turned 24 on January 11th.

Location: Kajaani, Finland... from which you may conclude that English isn't my native language and thus I'm prone to making mistakes.

How do you identify?: I'm... queer? Can I just say queer? 'Cause I don't like to further categorize myself because everything is fluid. A year ago I thought I was going to transition but now I'm not so sure. Assigned female at birth, lived as a girl most of my life, but have always felt uncomfortable in that role. When it comes to sexuality, well, I'm married to a man but I tend to think of myself as panromantic and kinda sorta asexual. Not 100 % asexual but somewhat.w

Interests/hobbies A myriad of things!

  • Gardening! I started a gardening school last autumn, but due to my mental health issues (clinical depression, borderline personality disorder, anxiety disorder) I had to give it up.

  • Interior decorating! Once upon a time I wanted to turn it into a career, but really, I'm not good enough at it to even consider it.

  • Professional organizing! I'm just getting started on that career. I blog about it, and I'm currently overjoyed that my website is the fourth in Google when you Google my name!

  • Cats. I and my husband have one. A black boy called Hiili ("coal" in English).

  • Dogs. We have one, too. A Siberian husky girl called Voltti ("volt" or "somersault" in English).

  • The Internet. Obviously. I have blogs (yes, plural; I have an interior decorating blog, a plant blog, a Tumblr blog, a professional organizing blog...

  • Astrophysics and astrobiology. I'm terribly at physics and biology, especially physics, but I find it interesting.

  • Playing Skyrim and The Sims 4 (on Xbox 360 and PC, respectively). That's our hobby, really: we sit on the sofa, I spend time online and my husband plays Skyrim, and then we switch. (My husband plays a lot more games but I haven't gotten interested in, say, Lara Croft games.)

  • Reading. I'm currently reading about Feng Shui to incorporate that into my professional organizing business. Because the more I learn, the better I can serve my clients.


Favourite books: I've read a huge amount of books (learned to read at the age of four, so that's twenty years of reading for me) and it's always super difficult for me to choose a favorite. But The Lord of the Rings has stuck with me the longest, plus the Potter series, and everything by Jodi Picoult. I'm a writer myself, and I try my best to read as many different kinds of books as possible.

Favourite films: I'm not too into movies. But I've loved The Lord of the Rings, American History X, Fight Club, Klass, Zero Day, and a bunch of documentaries. What's that one in which ducklings jump from the tree? That scene is ADORABLE. I want to rewatch it.

Favourite music: My Last.fm will tell you more.

What would you like to send/receive?: Letters, mostly, since I'm kinda poor and can't afford to send packages overseas. At least not too often.

Who would you like to send and receive mail from?: Anyone who thinks we might have something in common. I'm not too into the whole "you must be between x and y years old" thing because I don't think age is all that matters in a friendship.

What countries would you like to receive mail from and send to?: No preference. As long as your English is understandable, I think we're good to go.

Anything that you would particularly NOT like to receive?: Anything's cool. Except liquorice.

What would be in your dream letter or package?: Umm. I would like a letter talking about what's up in your life, with a bunch of random observations of the world and yourself, plus something that would be easy for me to reply to. Like direct questions.

Anything else you'd like to add?: I tend to be SUPER awkward at first, so... I'm sorry if I end up scaring you. XD Also, this Journal is only in Finnish so if you're looking to friend me, you'd better learn Finnish. ;)

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Penpal!

Feb. 20th, 2015 12:17 pm
[identity profile] chi3910.livejournal.com
Name: Chihiro[the same as the name of a Spirited Away.]
Sex: Female
Age: 23[I will be 24 in this year]
Location: Shizuoka, Japan
Birthday: September 10

Movies: Meet Joe Black, Big Fish, The Holiday, Shaun of the dead, The family man, No Reservations, Mirror Mirror, 007Casino Royale, Ocean's Eleven, Men in Black, Iron Man123, Johnny English, Good Will Hunting, The butterfly effect, The Shawshank Redemption, Seven, etc.

Music: Hardrock, Metal, Electronic rock, Drum’n'Bass, Hardcore, Opera, etc.
My favorite bands are Opeth, Lamb of God, Celldweller, Pendulum, Shinedown, Halestorm, Breaking Benjamin, Type O Negative, Stone Sour, Five Finger Death Punch, Black stone cherry, SOiL, Drowning pool, etc. And Billy Ray Cyrus - Achy Breaky Heart lol

TV Shows: SUPERNATURAL, Friends, HEROES, Mr. Bean, Crayon Shinchan lol (Japanese, English) Sgt. Frog(Japanese, English), Steins;Gate(Japanese), JOJO'S BIZARRE ADVENTURE part3OVA(Japanese, English), Neon Genesis Evangelion(Japanese), A certain magical index(Japanese), A certain scientific railgun (Japanese), etc.

About Me:
I've been studying English since August 2014. But I’m still not very good at English.
It takes a while for me to respond in English.
I like listening to metal music, Hard rock music, Electronic rock, Drum’n'Bass, Hardcore.
And I like cats! But, I don't have any pets. I live in an apartment doesn't allow pets.

I'd like to be friends, pen pal, email friend, with have similar hobbies!
And, If it is possible, please correct if my English is wrong! And please let me know if my English expressions are mistaken!

Just message me if you are interested in being my pen pal!

Sincerely,
Chihiro
[identity profile] write-in-red.livejournal.com
They say the 3rd times the charm. I have had penpals twice before; but one abandoned LJ and the other has been super busy, so…here we go

Name: Machelle

Age: 27 - it was a painful reality check to realize after this year I would be closer to 30 than 20…sigh…wrinkles are eminent…

Location: Oklahoma

How do you identify? (sexuality/gender) I don't see the point in labels, but if I did it would be bisexual

Interests/hobbies: I love to read, write, doodle, watch my favorite old TV shows on dvd *cough*Golden Girls*cough*, and listen to music. I also go through crafty phases every now and then; I can crochet, knit, sew, and make bead jewelry. I love taking pictures and scrapbooking. Oh! and movie quotes, my love for movie quotes should probably have its own bullet point.

Favorite books: Quite a few classics, but most are from Medieval to Renaissance literature. I love to read and the listing is crazy long, so here are a few that are in my “To Read” or “Reread” pile: Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks; Perks of Being a Wallflower; Pride & Prejudice; Lover At Last; Prince of Thorns; Game of Thrones; Born in Fire; House of Leaves; City of Bones; Cinder; the Replacements; Are You There Vodka, It's Me Chelsea; I, Robot; Odd Brother; Girl With the Dragon Tattoo; Wicked; White Queen. You can imagine my bedside table…lol. I read just about everything; and the invention of smart phones and tablets have saved me considerable money in chiropractor bills…lol.

Favorite films: Well, to start out, I collect lots of Disney or animated movies from when I was younger. My favorite is Beauty & the Beast; and then the list goes to Little Mermaid, Tarzan, Emperor's New Groove, the Aladdin trilogy, Aristocats, and Anastasia, so on and so forth…

My non animated movies favorites include: Noises OFF! <--best movie ever... Avengers; Skyfall; Iron Man 3; the Fast & Furious series; Last Holiday; Red Eye; Batman trilogy; LOTRs; Matrix movies; the Rush Hours; Sister Act; all Star Trek movies, old and new; Two Weeks Notice; The Holiday; Secret Garden; Little Princess; Murder by Death; Clue; Ten Inch Hero; Ocean's 11…the list continues

I love old school movies: Gidget; any Doris Day movie; Yours Mine and Ours, the one with Lucille Ball and Henry Fonda; White Christmas; Movies with Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Cary Grant, or Rock Hudson; All of the Three Stooges episodes

I will quickly say that Sherlock and Golden Girls are my two favorite shows; and I also believe Joss Whedon to be a god among men. So other TV shows I like: Charmed; Buffy; Angel; Fraiser; House; Law & Order, all variations; the Good Wife; Lost Girl (omg!); Glee; Chicago Fire; Switched at Birth; NCIS; Supernatural; Smallville; Xena; Hercules; Will & Grace; Reba; Sons of Anarchy; White Collar; Bones, Dick Van Dyke show, I Love Lucy, the Monkeys, Bewitched…la la la

Favorite music: Who can pick? I listen to just about everything, no really…Country. Pop. Hip Hop. Rap. Trance. Classical. some Techno. Lots of Gregorian Chant. Musicals. Soundtracks. Also note that I need new music from the following: Florence & the Machine, Drake, Adele, Bullet for my Valentine, and the last one escapes me…but if you are in touch with any of these people, or their agents, please let them know of my need for new CDs ASAP. I would greatly appreciate it, thanks.

What would you like to send/receive? Emails. Letters. Postcards. Pictures. fun stuff.

Who would you like to send and receive mail from? Pretty much anyone 18+

What countries would you like to receive mail from and send to? Oh anywhere would be exciting as long as you speak English; unless you also speak French because I'm trying to learn...lol.

Anything that you would particularly NOT like to receive? (eg. "food/candy with nuts") I am opposed to pretty much any food stuff.

What would be in your dream letter or package? The getting of a letter or email just makes me smile; so consistent responses would be awesome. I’m not talking about every day, though we can do that if we go the digital route; but I would like to keep this going for a while. I miss the daily, weekly, or monthly doses of happiness I get just from knowing someone took the time to reach out to me.

Anything else you'd like to add?: On my last post I had a random rant here about Youtube not having a repeat button; but that has since been fixed by someone who is unknown to me, but to whom I am forever indebted. If you type the word repeat inside the URL like this --> www."repeat"youtube.com/url without the " " it should repeat the video for you! Genius, huh?

Also, I'm a ginger. I thought I would give you fair warning in case you were worried about your soul.
[identity profile] shaneish.livejournal.com

Name: Shane

Age: 22

Location: Michigan, USA

How do you identify?: Asexual/Aromantic. Aesthetically attracted to any gender. Genderqueer on the ftm spectum.

Interests/hobbies: Writing, Reading, Music, Movies, Anime (sometimes), Social Justice

Favourite books: The Harry Potter Series, A Series of Unfortunate Events, Stephen King, The Wizard of Oz Books, Roald Dahl, to name a few. I'm happy to share my GoodReads accounts, if you'd like to friend me there.

Favourite films: Guillermo del Toro, Quentin Tarantino, Tim Burton, Hayao Miyazaki.

Favourite music:
Florence + the Machine, Regina Spektor, Bruce Springsteen, Emilie Autumn, Billy Talent, Imagine Dragons, Ida Maria, Marina & the Diamonds. Again, I'd be pleased to share my LastFM account to anyone who's interested.

What would you like to send/receive?: Snail Mail, email, or postcards.

Who would you like to send and receive mail from?: Anyone!

What countries would you like to receive mail from and send to?: Anywhere!

Anything that you would particularly NOT like to receive?: Nothing I can think of.

What would be in your dream letter or package?: A thoughtful letter. A poem or short story. A mix cd. Postcards. A touristy item from wherever you're located.

Anything else you'd like to add?: I'd also love to add LJ friends, and chat on Skype or Yahoo IM. Oh! And I've got social anxiety disorder, depression, and I get chronic migraines. If anyone wants to talk about those things as well, that would be great.

[identity profile] eveningmoon.livejournal.com

Name: Vesper

Age: 21

Location: Michigan, USA

How do you identify?: I'm an aromantic asexual genderfluid queer.

Interests/hobbies: Writing fanfiction/original fiction, photography.

Favourite books: Harry Potter, A Series of Unfortunate Events, Stephen King, The Hunger Games, The Chaos Walking Series, to name a few

Favourite films: Pan's Labyrinth is my favorite movie of all time. I also like The Orphanage, anything by Miyazaki, and Quentin Tarantino films.

Favourite music: I'm a huge Regina Spektor fan. Florenec + the Machine is amazing. I love Emilie Autumn.

What would you like to send/receive?: Snail-Mail, Email, Postcards.

Who would you like to send and receive mail from?: Anyone! :)

What countries would you like to receive mail from and send to?: Anywhere! :)

Anything that you would particularly NOT like to receive?: Nothing that I can think of at the moment, besides the obvious.

What would be in your dream letter or package?: I don't really know.

Anything else you'd like to add?: Feel free to add me as a friend, even if you don't want to be pen-pals.

Picture (optional):
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Woo!

Sep. 26th, 2012 03:58 pm
[identity profile] ex-swaggerd.livejournal.com
Name: Rachel
Age: 22
Location: Oregon, USA
How do you identify?: Asexual lesbian/female

Interests/hobbies: Photography, writing, cooking/baking, Japanese traditional arts, fashion, organizing (sup, ocd?), tribal fusion belly dance, thrifting, history, politics, animals, tea, journaling, tarot, meditation, going for walks, environmentalism, random acts of kindness

Favourite books: Dystopian, Chinese/Japanese/Asian centered books (Joy Luck Club, Memoirs of a Geisha, anything by Lisa See, etc...), YA fantasy, fairy tales, historical parody (Lamb <333)

Favourite films: Titanic, Shawshank Redemption, Bourne trilogy, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Hunger Games, Easy A, Foxfire, Girl Interrupted, Cruel Intentions, The Craft, etc... I also enjoy cheesy sci-fi, stunt-crazy action, Asian horror, sappy romance, girly chick flicks, Disney/Pixar, and science/nature documentaries.

Favourite music: My music taste is all over the place. I'll listen to 90s R&B, Pop, Rock, Instrumental, Indie, Hip Hop, and even Mexican Banda Ranchera

Favourite TV shows: Torchwood, Game of Thrones, Sherlock BBC, Downton Abby, Vampire Diaries, Dexter, The Big Bang Theory, Supernatural, Roseanne, The Riches, Dead Like Me, Veronica Mars, Star Trek TOS, and I'm sure there are more that I can't remember.

What would you like to send/receive?: I'm hoping for some e-pals, but snail mail would be okay too. Just be warned that I may take a bit longer and my handwriting isn't the greatest due to carpal tunnel! Either way we do it, I'd love to send and receive photography, recipes, little gifts specific to our respective areas, perhaps even bits of writing if you're into that.

Who would you like to send and receive mail from?: I'd really be up for fellow asexuals and lesbians (or ace lesbians!) to pal with. Generally speaking, I would love quirky, smart, and silly people to talk with about anything and everything we can think of.

What countries would you like to receive mail from and send to?: Anywhere, but especially Europe or Mexico. I'm fluent only in English but I speak enough Spanish that it probably wouldn't be a huge issue.

Anything that you would particularly NOT like to receive?: Food, hateful or rude messages, and emails/letters in one massive chunk with bad grammar. Decent grammar (doesn't have to be OMG perfect) is a must.

What would be in your dream letter or package?: A picture you took, a postcard, a story or poem, a recipe, bits about your life you'd like to share, conversations and friendly debates, advice, etc...

Anything else you'd like to add?: I'm in therapy and on medication for ADHD, depression, and anxiety. Make sure to let me know if talking about these things bother you so I will know to leave them out of discussions. =D
[identity profile] unrvld-wrds.livejournal.com
Name: Alexis
Age: 18
Location: West Virginia
How do you identify?: Female; Somewhere between Lesbian and Pansexual
Relationship: Single

Interests/hobbies: Eating, living, breathing, staying up late, texting, fingernail polish, glitter, arts and crafts, doodles, learning, baking, coloring, singing, winter, writing, reading.

Favorite books: I LOVE to read. I love pretty much everything by Jodi Picoult and Sarah Dessen. Twilight, Pretty Little Liars, Killing Britney, Lolita, Derailed, The Lovely Bones, A Child Called It, Boy Meets Boy, How They Met and Other Stories, Keeping You a Secret. I always welcome book recommendations!

Favorite shows: Pretty Little Liars, The Mentalist, Law and Order:SVU, CSI (all of them), Criminal Minds, Royal Pains, Psych, Switched at Birth, South of Nowhere (even though it's no longer on tv ): )

Favourite music: Panic! At the Disco will always be my favorite band, but other than them I like: Adele, Chris Brown, Cobus Potgieter, Demi Lovato, Drake, Fall Out Boy, Gym Class Heroes, Javier Colon, Kanye, Kraddy, Lights, Leona Lewis, Lil Wayne, Liz Gillies, Ariana Grande, Maddi Jane, Maroon 5, Patrick Stump, Selena Gomez, T.I., Tchaikovsky, Travie McCoy, Trey Songz, ZZWard.

What would you like to send/receive?: Lengthy letters, stickers, cute little things you find, things that remind you of me, things that'll remind me of you.

Who would you like to send and receive mail from?: I'm open to anyone, really. Age, sexuality, gender, none of that matters to me, as long as we get along!

What countries would you like to receive mail from and send to: I'm an almost broke first year college student, so if we take the snail mail route, then it'll have to be within the US only. But if we email, you can be from anywhere.

What would be in your dream letter or package?: Something that means something, either to you or to me. I want to get to know you, your faults and the beautiful things that make you, you!

Anything else you'd like to add?: Please remember, I'm in college. It might take me a day or two, or even a week to get back to you. If it'll take longer than that, I'll let you know via email or something. We can text, if that's your thing. I also have a tumblr (singlikethedovesx.tumblr.com). If you're interested, message me on my gmail: asmoudy@gmail.com
[identity profile] kinky-carter.livejournal.com
Name: Kaily (kay-lee)
Sex: Bi-Female
Age: 24
Birthday: July 16, 1988
Zodiac Sign: Cancer/Dragon
Location: Northern California
E-mail: be_still_my_heart106@hotmail.com
Main Interests: Drawing, reading, writing (poetry, fanfics, letters), collecting, anime, manga, supernatural/paranormal, myths/folklore, theology, vampires, yaoi/yuri, video games, art, and photography.
Who are your favorite bands/singers?: Snow Patrol, Maroon 5, Gackt, Hyde, Utada Hikaru, Aucifer, Taylor Swift, Akon, TI, Rihanna, Eminem, Kelly Clarkson, HIM, Green Day, My Chemical Romance, Anberlin, The Beatles, Adele, 30 Seconds To Mars, Secondhand Serenade, Black Veil Brides, Vampires Everywhere, Glee Cast, and more.
Favorite Books: Twilight Series, Harry Potter Series, Interview With The Vampire, House of Night, Island of the Blue Dolphins, Tuck Everlasting, Ender's Game, The Hunger Games, The Land of Stories, and anything by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes.
Favorite Movie: Moulin Rouge, Trainspotting, Spirited Away, Howl's Moving Castle, Serenity, Resident Evil Series, Dracula 2000, The Proposal, Fear & Loathing In Las Vegas, Interview With The Vampire, Queen of the Damned, Silent Hill, The Nightmare Before Christmas, How To Train Your Dragon, Karate Kid('10), Sucker Punch, Underworld series, Enchanted, Hanna, and more.
Favorite T.V. Show: Doctor Who, Torchwood, Stargate SG-1, Stargate Atlantis, Stargate Universe, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Firefly, Angel, Chuck, The Office, True Blood, Supernatural, Heroes, Charmed, Xena, The L Word, Bones, Dollhouse, X-Files, Star Trek, Law & Order: SVU, The Walking Dead, Terra Nova, New Girl, Whitney, The Vampire Diaries, Glee, and more.
Specifically Seeking: Anyone
What sex do you want them to be?: Doesn't matter.
What race do you want them to be?: Doesn't matter.
Where do you want them to be from?: Anywhere
What age do you want them to be?: Don't care.
Anime: Bleach, Naruto, Kamichu, Studio Ghibli/Hayao Miyazaki, Tenchi Muyo, Sailor Moon, Evangelion, Code Geass, Lovely Complex, Bokura ga Ita, Vampire Knight, InuYasha, Cowboy Bebop, Prince of Tennis, Get Backers, Ai no Kusabi, Gravitation, Loveless, Rurouni Kenshin, Cardcaptors, Samurai Deeper Kyo, Fullmetal Alchemist, Blood Plus, Samurai Champloo, Gundam Wing, Genshiken, Death Note, Aoi Hana, Strawberry Panic, Sasameki Koto, Ghost Hunt, Claymore, Saikano, Kaichou wa Maid-sama, Ronin Warriors, Initial D, Natsume Yuujinchou, Hellsing, Durarara, D.Gray-man, Ao no Exorcist, Ikoku Meiro no Croisée, Sekai-Ichi Hatsukoi, and more.
Manga: Mars, Naruto, Bleach, Vampire Knight, Hana Kimi, Hot Gimmick, Dengeki Daisy, Honey Mustard, Sailor Moon, anything by Kano Miyamoto, and more.
Games: Final Fantasy series, Star Ocean 3, Kindom Hearts series, Resident Evil series, Devil May Cry series, Bloodrayne, Drakengard, Xenosaga, Valkyrie Profile 2, Okami, Radiata Stories, Parasite Eve, Spyro series, and Crash Bandicoot series.

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[identity profile] ex-swaggerd.livejournal.com

Name: Rachel

Age: 21 (22 next month!)

Location: Salem, Oregon, USA

How do you identify?: I've been known to identify as a lesbian and as bisexual over the years but have recently concluded that I am, in fact, a bi-romantic asexual.

Interests/hobbies: Writing, photography, Minecraft, watching shows and documentaries on Netflix, anthropology, history (particularly WWII), and cooking.

Favourite books: Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden, Night by Elie Wiesel, Back Roads by Tawni O'Dell, Lamb by Christopher Moore, American Gods by Niel Gaiman, and The Hunger Games. I'm not a huge reader so discussions here might fall short.

Favourite films/shows: Pirates of the Caribbean, The Bourne Trilogy, The Chronicles of Narnia series.. I'm honestly not much for films. I mean, I'll watch them, but I don't go nuts over them or anything. TV shows on the other hand? Supernatural, United States of Tara, Battlestar Galactica, Pretty Little Liars, The Vampire Diaries, Twilight Zone, Unsolved Mysteries, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The Big Bang Theory, Cupcake Wars, Chopped, Roseanne, Dexter, Star Trek: TOS, Veronica Mars, and Downton Abbey. =D

Favourite music: My music taste is pretty boring since I'm not the type of person who needs music to live. But I do enjoy some indie/alternative, pop (mostly 80s and 90s), and classic rock.

What would you like to send/receive?: Letters, pictures, creative writing, journal entries, music/movie/show recs, music mixes, recipe exchanges, etc... I would prefer this would all be done via email for convenience and writing by hand kills my carpal tunnel.

Who would you like to send and receive mail from?: I'm open to anyone, but I would especially appreciate asexuals and anyone within the 19 - 25 age range. All I ask is that they are consistent, open-minded, and that we have at least two things in common (always need a backup!)

What countries would you like to receive mail from and send to?: Anywhere is fine by me so long as their English is understandable. I'd especially enjoy a German or Scot. 

Anything that you would particularly NOT like to receive?: Preferably nothing via snail mail.

What would be in your dream letter or package?: Random discussions about anything and everything, recipe exchanges, creative writing or journal entries, music mixes, movie/show/music recommendations, rants, reviews, pretty much anything!

Anything else you'd like to add?: I do suffer from ADHD, depression, and anxiety and I am in therapy so I might talk about these things on occasion. If this makes you uncomfortable than please let me know beforehand. I don't want to be a downer for anybody!

Picture (optional):



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[identity profile] hahns-girl.livejournal.com

Name: Christy

Age: 21

Location: Scotland

How do you identify?: I’m not big on labels, but if I had to apply one I would probably consider myself a lesbian woman but I have had sexual contact with guys in the past.  Still, I am primarily attracted to other women.

About me: What to say?  I am currently enjoying the rather long summer between my third and fourth year of university.  I study law at Edinburgh, and have a bit of a love hate relationship, i.e. when it’s stuff I enjoy, I love it, when it comes to referencing essays, I hate it.  I’m generally a calm person and enjoy staying in just as much as I do going out.  I’ve never been the most confident person I know, but I do try not to be too shy.  I love animals, especially my cats, and I take waay too many pictures of them.  I enjoy going out for drinks or something to eat, especially since apart from baking cakes and making desserts, I suck in the kitchen.  I love the friends I have, but am always happy to have more.  My friends would probably describe me as a little mad, loyal and funny, which all things considered isn’t too bad! 

Interests/hobbies: Writing, reading, watching TV, going out for random excursions, going for drinks. 

Favorite books/authors: Dean Koontz, Philippa Gregory, Tess Gerritsen, Kathy Reichs, Oscar Wilde, Ian Rankin, Scott Lynch, many of the classics...I’ll pretty much read anything that takes my fancy

Favourite Music:  I’ll listen to almost anything, from rock to pop, country to classical.  I play violin so I guess I have a bit of a weak spot for a gorgeous string melody.

Favorite movies/TV shows: Doctor Who, Grey's Anatomy, Rizzoli and Isles, Law and Order SVU, The Good Wife, ER, Harry’s Law, Prime Suspect, Hot in Cleveland – pretty much any courtroom/cop/medical drama, but then I also love a good chick flick (as predictable as they can be) or a comedy.

What would you like to send/receive?: Anything really.  I do have to confess, I have a bit of a love for snail mail with nice stationary and stuff but I'm up for e-mail too and would love to send postcards occasionally or little trinkets, mixed cds, handmade stuff, doodles etc. 

Who would you like to send and receive mail from?: Anyone, so long as they're open minded.  Someone who likes to chat about all the random little things that make them smile and the things that interest them.

What countries would you like to receive mail from and send to?: Anywhere! But I should point out that I only speak English.

Anything that you would particularly NOT like to receive?: Not that I can think of – just nothing too weird, I suppose. 

What would be in your dream letter or package?:  Something to make me smile, whether that’s a long letter ranting about some random little thing that bugging you, telling about something you found that reminds you of old times, or just what was going through your head when you last walked through the park, or sat in a coffee shop because it was raining outside and watched the world go by.  Maybe a few pictures, some little doodles or a trinket of some sort?

Anything else you'd like to add?:  “No need to hurry. No need to sparkle. No need to be anybody but oneself.” (Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own)

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May. 6th, 2012 11:04 pm
[identity profile] serpents-eye.livejournal.com

Name: Catherine

Age: 19

Location: Florida/USA

How do you identify?: I'm a cis-gendered female who identifies as Panromantic/borderline asexual (grey ace). I tend to lean toward being polyamorous, but can be monogamous.

Interests/hobbies: Writing, reading, baking, cooking, drawing, painting, cycling, hiking, community living, roller skating, canoeing, kayaking, free thought, puzzles, and probably a lot more that I can't think of off the top of my head.

Favorite books: Flint, Starborn, I Am J, several unpublished books that I've had the pleasure to beta read. I can't really remember the names of many books I liked enough to make the favorites list. Mostly I like fantasy, sometimes sci-fi, an occasional western or romance.

Favorite films: The Dark Knight (and pretty much any other Batman movie I can get my hands on). The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy, The Bourne Ultimatum. Oceans Eleven, Oceans Twelve, Oceans Thirteen. Limitless. Underworld (all of them to date). Treasure Planet. How to Train Your Dragon. Happily N'Ever After. The Crow (and sequels). The Talented Mr Ripley. Catch Me if You Can. Big Eden. Tipping the Velvet. X-Men (sequels). Equilibrium. Captain America. Lucky Number Slevin. The Saint. Blood and Chocolate. Shelter. Maurice.

Favorite TV: Dexter, Sherlock,

Favorite music: Basshunter, Evanescence, Nightwish, Lacuna Coil, Coldplay, Owl City, etc. I also listen to classical music sometimes, but given that I only really listen to it while writing or painting, I don't really know what artists. I just turn on a classical station, or a movie soundtrack, and then paint/write.

What would you like to send/receive?: Emails.

Who would you like to send and receive mail from?: Anyone

What countries would you like to receive mail from and send to?: Anyone. I mostly read and write in English however. While I can read German passably well, and write it a little bit, I'm not to sure how well I would be understood, so it's probably best to keep correspondence in English. If you want to attempt correspondence in German, then by all means, but you have been forewarned.
Those are the only two languages that I speak at all.

Anything that you would particularly NOT like to receive?: Viruses. Seeing as it's an electronic form of communication, I don't see much else that someone could send that I couldn't just delete if I didn't like it.

What would be in your dream letter or package?: Interesting conversation about common interests, or about being queer. Things that make me laugh. Or just somebody's thoughts and feelings about life in general.

:)

Jan. 6th, 2012 01:07 am
[identity profile] silencerecited.livejournal.com
Name: Brandi

Age: 21 (22 in March)

Favorite 4 colors: Brown, Electric Blue, Lime Green, Grey

Some of your hobbies: Walking, Reading, Movies, Wine, Weed, Chillin with my kitten, listening to music.

Do you collect anything?: Just little keepsakes/knick-knacks I've accumulated over the years

What Size do you wear? shirts: medium, shoes: 9US

Favorite candy: Twizzlers, Sour Patch Kids

Favorite flavors: Raspberry, Cherry, Grape, Watermelon

other things you are into: animals, nature, photography, aesthetics, good conversation, quirky things, comedy, deep thinking, art, mythology, serial killers, perfume, horror, the paranormal..

what would be in your "dream package": Something well-thought out and interesting. Maybe something I would never expect.

[identity profile] ac-123.livejournal.com
Name: Allie (or AC...or Ace...or Joe...or Heyyou...or...)

Age: 19

Location: Maryland, USA, but the cities change depending on whether I'm in school or not.

How do you identify?: (sexuality/gender) Female bisexual. Technically, I'm a romantic pansexual, but don't know for sure the actual sexual part.

Interests/hobbies: Reading, writing, music, The Sims (The Sims O_O), baking/cooking, rugby, watching soccer, television, nail polish, bikes, going to lectures, sociology and anthropology, history, etymology and mythology, things that smell nice, this list could continue but I'm stopping here.

Favourite books: I love Jodi Picoult and John Harwood novels. I will probably read anything/everything they put out (unless it's really, really shitty). The Chronicles of Narnia, A Wrinkle in Time, The Stand, Jane Eyre, Chronicle of a Death Foretold are also favorites of mine.

Favourite films: Hot Fuzz, Shawn of the Dead, Star Trek, O! Brother Where Art Thou, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Little Miss Sunshine, Spirited Away...This is actually a bit of a hard list because I don't really watch movies/like-like movies. I'm more of a television girl.

Favourite music: Jason Mraz, The Killers, David Bowie, Adele, Shakira, Juanes (I really like Spanish music...I just don't understand what they're saying), Foster the People, Mika, The Ark, Fitz and the Tantrums, Vampire Weekend, Andy Grammer, Maroon 5

What would you like to send/receive?: I would really like snail mail, and if there happened to be a mixtape of some of your favorite songs or candy or little trinkets like pictures, well that would be really nice. :)

Who would you like to send and receive mail from?: Someone who speaks English--not in a mean way. I fail at learning languages (I've tried very hard, but it never sticks). Otherwise, I'll be happy to correspond with just about anyone. :)

What countries would you like to receive mail from and send to?: I guess the U.S. would be the easiest, but I wouldn't mind people from all over the world. (Especially the U.K.--I go there often. Or, at least I try to.)

Anything that you would particularly NOT like to receive?: (eg. "food/candy with nuts") I'm fine with anything not alive, dead, perishable, or smells like death

What would be in your dream letter or package?: I nice letter of any length that tells me about your day/week/month and maybe makes recommendations about music, TV, movies, etc. etc. I'm rather lonely here at school and I just want to make some nice friends.

Anything else you'd like to add?: I have shitty handwriting and I curse like a pirate.

Picture (optional):

((Do excuse the crazy bangs. I have since figured out how to control them.))
[identity profile] einsteinflygirl.livejournal.com
Name: Naomi :)

Age: 19 (20 in less than three months)

Location: London (home avec mes parents) and Durham, UK (uni)

How do you identify?: Bisexual female (I don't really like labelling my 'orientation'- I love who I love, y'know? So bisexual is, I guess, the closest.)

Interests/hobbies: Reading and writing, poetry, music, archaeology, ancient history, vintage clothes shopping, travelling, road trips, languages, photography, modern art, film, blogging, tumblr, stand-up comedy. I play drums, bass, piano, harmonica, and acoustic guitar. I write a style/culture/music blog over at blogger.com. I love going to gigs and festivals with my friends and family. I'm studying archaeology and ancient history but I don't really know what I want to do with my life.

Favourite books: Anything by William S. Burroughs, especially Junky. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. The Paradise Trail by Duncan Campbell. DonDon by Nick Taussig. Anything by Oscar Wilde. Bright Shiny Morning. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. I live and breathe books.

Favourite films: Ocean's 11, Fired Up, the original Star Wars trilogy, Sherlock Holmes, Road Trip, A Hard Days Night.

Favourite music: Bon Jovi, Foo Fighters, Queen, Guns N Roses, Nirvana, Poison, Mr. Big, Duff McKagan's Loaded, The Beatles, Rush, The Rolling Stones. Recently, I've been really into Arcade Fire and One Republic. I like anything with a good beat that I can dance or headbang to. Classic rock will always be my first love. Music is, hands down, the most important thing in my life.

What would you like to send/receive?: Long letters via snail mail. Interesting pictures you've taken or found. American food or things you can only buy in America (I'd send the English equivalent). Mixtapes/CDs. Poems and short stories.

Who would you like to send and receive mail from?: EVERYONE! Especially you :)

What countries would you like to receive mail from and send to?: UK and America. Not adverse to Canada or Australia either. Or France, although my French isn't that good- it's be great to practice :)

Anything that you would particularly NOT like to receive?: Well, y'know, so long as it's legal, it's probablay okay :p

What would be in your dream letter or package?: A mixtape, some American/Australian/canadian chocolate, and a long handwritten letter :)

Anything else you'd like to add?: I did this once before but nothing ever really came of it so lets have another go :) I love NCIS: LA and Supernatural and pretty much anything Eric Christian Olsen's ever been in. I'm a sucker for guys with long hair and butch girls. I spend most of my life acting like a complete child. One day, I want to move to New York and join a band and travel the world. Or maybe be tour manager for Foo Fighters. I know everything there is to know about Bon Jovi. I love when a band or a song unites the whole audience and everyone's singing and everyone has this amazing connection. And the way a musician or a band can make 10,000 people shut up and listen with just one note. It's the most incredible feeling.

Picture (optional):

[identity profile] ex-swaggerd.livejournal.com

Name: Rachel

Age: 21

Location: Salem, Oregon, USA

How do you identify?: Female | Aromantic/self-sexual lesbian. I have no idea how it works. It just does for me.

Interests/hobbies: World history, writing original and fanfiction, reading non-fiction, thrifting, going on long walks, cold rainy days, playing with our cats, photography, watching live performances from my favorite bands online, cooking, languages, cultural and religious studies, reviewing movies and books, journalling, Mike's Hard Pink Lemonade, collecting bird feathers, animal rights, women's rights, Tarot/Oracle cards

Favourite books: Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden, Back Roads by Tawni O'Dell, Hunger Games (only on the first book), Book by Whoopi Goldberg, On Writing by Stephen King

Favourite films: American Beauty, Shawshank Redemption, and Foxfire (oh, the camp!), Cruel Intentions, Girl Interrupted, Whip It, The Breakfast Club, Anastasia, Finding Nemo, Memoirs of a Geisha, Almost Famous, Mi Vida Loca, etc...

Favourite music: Sigur Ros, Placebo, Kidneythieves, Azam Ali, Nirvana, Hole, L7, Mazzy Star, Jimi Hendrix, Jefferson Airplane, Bad Company, 10 Years, Bear McCreary, tribal fusion, etc...

What would you like to send/receive?: Letters, postcards, mixed CD's, other little misc. stuff that comes to my mind.

Who would you like to send and receive mail from?: Not gender or orientation specific but someone in the 20-25 range.

What countries would you like to receive mail from and send to?: Anywhere! I'm eager to meet people from all over.

Anything that you would particularly NOT like to receive?: Other than anthrax or music by Slayer I really can't think of anything.

What would be in your dream letter or package?: A long letter with a little random knick knack or gift.

Anything else you'd like to add?: I have really crappy handwriting. It's legible but not pretty. I'm also in therapy for depression, ADHD, and a slew of other couch-worthy stuff but I won't mention it if that kind of thing bothers you. I'm also a fan of Supernatural, Battlestar Galactica, Buffy, Veronica Mars, Dead Like Me, and Dexter.

Picture (optional):
Me getting my first tattoo a month ago. Sorry about the crappy pic. My computer is broken so this is all I can find on my sister's.

[identity profile] cloudicus.livejournal.com
Name: Rose

Age: 21

Location: Glasgow, Scotland for uni but at heart I remain a Londoner

How do you identify?: (sexuality/gender) Gay woman

Interests/hobbies: Literature (I read a vast amount), food (I'm a bit of a foody, though I'm a vegi), activism (I mainly focus on women's rights, LGBT activism and MI awareness) photography, music, travelling, going out for a drink and a dance!

Favourite books: The Great Gatsby, Out by Natsuo Kirino, The Abhorsen trilogy, John Connolly's Charlie Parker books. I'll read almost anything though really.

Favourite films: Cabaret forever.

Favourite music: The Kills, Elliott Smith, The Blood Arm, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Rihanna, Hole, Garbage, Lupe Fiasco, Arcade Fire, Two Door Cinema Club, Los Campesinos!, The National, Taking Back Sunday,Maximo Park, Art Brut, Interpol, lol I could go on forever...

What would you like to send/receive?: Letters, mix CDs, photos, postcards, cool stuff Idk =3

Who would you like to send and receive mail from?: Lesbians 

What countries would you like to receive mail from and send to?: Anywheres fine really

Anything that you would particularly NOT like to receive?: (eg. "food/candy with nuts") Anything too weird I suppose ha ha

What would be in your dream letter or package?: A longish letter about someone's life, a postcard from somewhere I've never been, a good mix cd. 

Anything else you'd like to add?: Not really? 

Picture (optional): I'm the blonde =3

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[identity profile] jolinarjackson.livejournal.com
Name: Julia

Age: 25

Location: Currently Germany, in a few weeks London

How do you identify?: Female / Lesbian

Interests/hobbies: I like a lot of things and there are only a few things I don't like and if I don't know something, then I get to know it. Mainly, I'm a writer. I write fanfiction and originals. I read a lot of fanfic and books. I'm interested in cultural things like museums and the theatre and movies or musicals.

Favourite books: The Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, The Neverending Story

Favourite films: The Lord of the Rings, MILK, Out at the Wedding

Favourite music: I listen to almost everything I can get my hands on. Exceptions: I don't like Rap or House or Techno.

What would you like to send/receive?: Nothing in particular. That depends on the situation. I'm more interested in talking than receiving or sending things. If there's something I'd like to send to someone, then I'll do it.

Who would you like to send and receive mail from?: People from all over the world in general, people from the UK and especially London or Surrey in particular. I'm gonna spend a year there soon and people who know their way around and can give me some advice would be wonderful. That's not a condition, though. If you think we'll get along, drop me a comment.

What countries would you like to receive mail from and send to?: See the question above. :)

Anything that you would particularly NOT like to receive?: Porny things. I don't think anyone would surprise me with that without reason but ... yes, porny things.

What would be in your dream letter or package?: A letter from a nice person. :)

Anything else you'd like to add?: If there's anyone near London who'd like to meet up (after some getting to know each other of course) and having a real life friendship, that would be great. Again: Not a condition.

Picture (optional): If we know each other a bit better, you'll get one.

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