suikatouis a member in Japan . She has been a member for over 8 years (3,003 days).
I love walking, traveling, study the world's languages and religions (now I study Ainu language and Cyrillic script), letter-writing, collecting stamps, Mingei folk pottery, chocolate, movie (Wim Wenders/"Der Himmel über Berlin", Hayao Miyazaki, Quentin Tarantino, François Ozon, Андрей Тарковский, etc.), music (The Grateful Dead, The Doors, Bjork, Coldplay, Lana Del Rey, etc.), modern and contemporary art (Georgia O'Keeffe, Andrew Wyeth, Edward Hopper, Wayne Thiebaud, Frida Kahlo, Lawren Stewart Harris, Никола́й Ре́рих, Oscar Oiwa, Audrey Kawasaki, etc.), photography (Diane Arbus, William Eggleston, Wolfgang Tillmans, etc.), museum (The Honolulu Museum of Art Spalding House and MIMOCA are my favorites!), reading (F.Scott Fitzgerald/"The Great Gatsby", Haruki Murakami, Gabriel García Márquez, Moomins, etc.), architectural structure (old&new architectural masterpieces), and all the beautiful things.
Especially I collect;
-airplane and airport (of course include airline AD)
-the Virgin Mary, the Virgin and Child
(Pietà, Our Lady of Guadalupe, Fátima, Lourdes, etc.)
-exterior or interior of the chapel, church, cathedral, basilica or monastery
-Biblical art (Adam&Eve, Babel Tower, Noah's Ark, etc.)
-all other related to Christianity
(Pope, cross, altar, iconostasis, rose window, stained glass, saint, dove, festival, the Bible,
Christmas card, prayer card, holy medal, etc.)
-other religious architecture (mosque, synagogue, temple, five-story pagoda, etc.)
(Le Corbusier, Frank Lloyd Wright, Bruno Taut, Walter Gropius, Oscar Niemeyer,
Luis Barragán, Alvar Aalto, Frank Gehry, Renzo Piano, Zaha Hadid, etc.)
And I'm also glad to receive the card about listed below;
-character, cartoon, illustration to children books (Moomins, Angry Birds, Krtek, etc.)
-fauna and flora
-butterfly, mushroom, bird, sea shell and sea star
-transportation (train, car, ship, etc.)
-hotel (include AD/free)
-folkcraft (knit, embroidery, dyed textile, pottery, etc.)
-post service (stamp, post-box, post office goods, etc.)
-recipe or food
-field (agriculture, especially all related rice)
-handmade and collage (I especially love used stamp collage!)
-my favorite cards on my postcard wall
(Except for the Virgin Mary. They are my received cards and my most precious treasures.)
But, please feel free to send me any kind of postcard.
Every card I receive always makes me so happy :)
THANKS FOR ALL POSTCROSSERS AND POSTCROSSING!!
If you let me know what's your favorite food or drink in your own language, I will be glad!
I LOVE my mom's and grandma's Onigiri (おにぎり: Rice ball)!!