Calialf

Calialf, United States of America
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  • Member since Joined 4th Jun., 2013
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About Calialf...

Thanks for visiting my page! I am an English teacher and lover of languages. If you want to, feel free to make up a story on your card. You can pretend to be anyone from any time or place! Write in your language or any other.

Вы можете мне писать по русски. Я люблю великий, могучий правдивый и свободный русский язык! :) (Я тоже люблю русские почтовые марки.)

Please write the date and your City & Region on the card. Thank you!

Not necessary, but appreciated, below are my wishlist & collections. Besides these I also like UNESCO sites, local culture, symbols & maps. A fully written postcard is always a treat.

* Translucence: Crystal, Gems, Stained & Art Glass, Ice, Jellyfish
* Famous writers, artists, or scientists
* Maxicards
* The Moon - alone or in views, photos, paintings, cartoons, etc.
* Places of Learning: universities, labs, libraries, museums, research institutes, schools
* Chinese mountains, historical places and calligraphy, lunar cycle, astrology and seasons, Cloud forests, old Chinese cities
* Moss and mossy places, things covered in moss or lichen (I have the moss-covered VW car.)
* Slavic country poetry, literature, cultural, folkloric, historic, humor, touristic cards
* Calligraphy, Alphabets, Writing Systems
* Big Bang Theory (show and event)

ANIMALS: Armadillos, TAPIRS (my fav animal!), Black birds (crows, ravens, blackbirds)

ART
* Finnish: Inge Look, Rudolf Koivu, Tove Jannson, Kimmo Palikko
* Russian: Анжела Джерих, Борис Кустодиев, С. Соломко, E. Бём, Folkloric, Fairytales, Classics, Futurism, Vintage posters
* Children's: Moomins, Fairy Tales, Alice in Wonderland, The Little Prince
* Swedish: Carl Larsson
* Swiss artist Peter Gut's animals

CARTOONS
* French or Belgian cartoons: TIN-TIN, Babar, Asterix
* Gotochi (have only 1 - Okinawa)
* Pokemon (ポケモン)

FILM: Alfred Hitchcock, French cinema (J'aime Jean Gabin!), Film Noir, Movie posters in languages other than English

Other ideas for writing: Copy a famous poem from your culture. Explain some local slang. Tell me about a good book or meal or your favorite animal, memory, or something that frightens you. Maybe write a little song, or proverb. Creative cards with drawing & decorations are fun.

My PC Favorites are cards I would like to receive.

I collect: Stamps, coins, currency, magnets, pins (значки), coasters (cup/beer pads). You can contact me if you are interested in a swap of these materials.

Thanks so much for reading. Happy Postcrossing!

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