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Stachel

Stachel
Date Joined: August 13, 2020
Last Online: September 23, 2020
Birthday: October 29
Country: Germany

About Me

Please note:
I click "sent" as soon as I put the swap in the outgoing postbox. It might be processed a day later by the post office, so the frank might show a different date than shown in the swap. Please note that this is nothing I can influence in any way.
Another reason for a different date can be that we are sb-time + 9h over here, so it might already be the next day here anyway.

Also, I always send my swaps on time. I only join (as many) swaps I can manage to send. If by any chance I'm late I would warn you ahead of the deadline. But usually I'm one of the first to send out a swap, with few exceptions.
So if you didn't receive what I sent you, please contact me. I'll be happy to resend. That hasn't been necessary until now.
And last but not least: I rate as soon as I have opened and looked at/read the swap. If you think I should have received something but you didn't get a rating, please contact me.
I always take a photo of what I send and one of the stamped envelope with the address. So if there is an issue, we can check what the problem was.


My friends call me Stachel, I'm 30yo. I've studied filmdirecting and apart from films I love letter-writing, dogs (especially Akita Inus), books (writing and reading), friends, music (as much as film actually), dancing, making lists and writing in general. My daily life is mainly about my family (husband, son and dog) and doing creative things. We're outside a lot because we're nature-lovers. Also I'm always looking for new experiences and ideas. I'm quite excited about this swapping - this is completely new to me, although I have always had pen pals since I was 12yo and I did a lot of postcard-swapping via another website.

Favorite Music

I love many kinds of music. For example I listen to different styles of rock and metal music but also appreciate the singer songwriter solo artist with a piano. Something special I enjoy very much is original motion picture soundtracks and movie trailer music, orchestral mostly.
What I don't listen to is jazz, rap and country music.

Favorite Books

I grew up with the Harry Potter series and have never found just anything quite like it :-D

Other than that I read some of Trudi Canavan's works and some German writers like Kerstin Gier. Anything fantasy that is not medieval/war/kingdom/... is fine actually.
Oh, and if there are any dragons in there, they have to be either good creatures or just a natural wild animal, nothing ferocious or bad to the bone(!!)

I also like some non-fictional stuff, like about psychological topics, dogs and the way to happiness kind of content.

Favorite Movies

I love children's movies and realistic movies, also sad endings. And my 3rd favourite is fantasy movies, that are placed in our real world (like Harry Potter eg). And I like thrillers, if possible with a psychological aspect.
There's one movie I love in particular that doesn't match the description: Cloud Atlas

And just like with books:
If there are any dragons in there, they have to be either good creatures or just a natural wild animal, nothing ferocious or bad to the bone(!!)

I don't like any horror or splatter, anything designed to shock and disgust only. And I don't enjoy any action movie with less of a story than a short film.

Favorite Television

Just some series I liked:
Stargate SG1,
Golden Girls,
The Last Airbender,
Murder, She Wrote,
Columbo,
Catweazle,
Game of Thrones,
Atypical,
Anne with an E,
etc.

Aaaaand again:
If there are any dragons in there, they have to be either good creatures or just a natural wild animal, nothing ferocious or bad to the bone(!!)

Stuff I collect and use

I have quite a big collection of Washi Tape, and I can't walk past any Washi Tape in shops. My favourites are painting-like designed tapes with a nature-, deepspace- or multi-coloured theme. But actually I like most of them. The only styles I don't like are uni-colour (except the glittering ones, they're fine), simple geometric shapes or anything pink.

Also I love stationery with matching envelopes. I prefer those with atmospheric nature sights like foggy fields, bridge somewhere in nowhere on a winter day, etc.

I usually use a pen and inkpot for writing letters, but I also have a stylish quill (with which I suck at writing, haha) :D

Swaps I host

  • This Month's Precept [month, year]
    --> September 2020
    --> October 2020

  • Secret Santa [year]
    --> 2020

  • Secret Santa light [year]
    --> 2020

  • My favourite character is... (Animated)
    --> #1
    --> #2

  • My favourite character is... (Actor)
    --> #1
    --> #2

  • Private Recipe Exchange
    --> #1

  • Travelling Book (Handmade extended FB)
    --> #1

  • You Might Like this Book
    --> #1

  • You Might Like this Movie
    --> #1

  • Group: Character Sketch Swap
    --> 2020

  • Tell Me About Yourself - Challenge
    --> #1

  • Be Kind - Challenge
    --> #1

Dear swap partner of...

..."Plushie-mail":
My plushies are a dragon named Poldi and a firefly named Morty.
Poldi is a little sassy and eats nothing but sweets and he hates water and the cold. He is a Welsh Green (think Harry Potter universe). Poldi got his name from a dragon in a children tv programme.
Morty is way too credulous and prone to advertisements and always happy. 'Firefly' is 'Glühwürmchen' in German and we like to call him 'Glückswürmchen' which literally translates into 'luck-worm', because of him being such a positive character. Morty got his name from Voldemort, because he is so unbelievably cute and has a broad, happy smile in his face, that we just had to name him after a villain. :-D

..."Private Recipe Exchange":
Please note that I'm allergic to nuts and I don't consume any alcohol.

..."CHRISTMAS Candy And A CArd SWap":
I don't consume any alcohol and I am allergic to any kind of nuts. Anything else is fine. Thank you. :-)

..."Secret SAnta And Christmas Card":
I don't consume any alcohol and I am allergic to any kind of nuts. Anything else is fine. Thank you. :-)

..."Secret Santa light 2020 (Flat Mail)":
I don't consume any alcohol and I am allergic to any kind of nuts. Anything else is fine. Thank you. :-)

..."Secret Santa 2020":
I don't consume any alcohol and I am allergic to any kind of nuts. Please also make sure that when sending self-made cookies for example they haven't been baked at the same time/in the same room with cookies containing nuts. Anything else is fine. Thank you. :-)

Ratings

marles rated for E-mail Swap: 20 Questions! on Sep 22, 2020
5
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Comment: Thanks! I really enjoyed reading your answers. Bucket List is a great movie.
Response: Thank you! I'm glad it was a fun read. 🤗
5
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Comment: Wow, this is so cool! I think I've taken a pic of a Flower Crab Spider, here (in the US) too but never got around to looking it up! So now I wonder if we have our own species or if it's invasive! Thanks for the fun info!!
Response: I'm glad I could tell you something you didn't know already. 🤗 Thanks for the 5 and heart. ❤️
5
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Comment: Thank you, interesting and new teas for me! (And so cute stamps!!)
Response: Thank you for the rating ❤️ I hope you enjoy both of them! 🤗
5
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Comment: Thanks for the handy links to all the songs! I will definitely be referring to your document when I want to discover new music! Thank you so much for taking the time to make this!
Response: I hope you might find some new songs that you like 🤗 Thanks for rhe rating ❤️
Fraggle80 rated for Europe happy mail: Autumn on Sep 15, 2020
5
rating
Comment: Thankyou for the lovely package
Response: Glad you like it! Thank you for the rating and heart. ❤️
myancey rated for E-mail Swap: 20 Questions! on Sep 15, 2020
5
rating
Comment: Anja thanks so much. Have a good day. Take care
Response: Thank you too 🤗❤️
5
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Comment: Thank you for your list, some I recognise, others I don't.
Response: Great, so I hope you have fun to try and listen to the ones you don't know and remember the ones you already know (having read your profile I think I know which are which) 🤗
5
rating
Comment: Thank you so much for your amazing swap, I love the teas that you selected and the extra is very much appreciated! <3
Response: Thank you too ❤️
geenamaria rated for One Week - One Letter #6 on Sep 14, 2020
5
rating
Comment: Dankeschön für so einen schönen brief! Ich hoffe meine antwort kommt bald und sicher an!
Response: Vielen Dank ❤️ Ich freue mich auf deine Antwort. 🤗
JoolieD rated for This Month's Precept September 2020 on Sep 13, 2020
5
rating
Comment: That was a lovely precept. Thank you for sharing.
Response: Thank you for rating 🤗
MikiJoyce rated for ANIMAL THEMED SWAP on Sep 11, 2020
5
rating
Comment: Thank you (:
Response: Thank you too 🙃
5
rating
Comment: Hi Anja, thank you for writing to me! I have never tried belly dancing nor Bollywood style. I listen to electronica but also love pop and Latin dance but not partner dancing. My stepdaughter does ballroom including Tango and salsa. 💃🏾
Response: Such a great thing it arrived so soon! I'm looking forward to your reply 👍🏻💌 Thank you for the rating 🤗 And then you can tell me about Latin-not-partner-dancing. I don't know this and would love to hear about it 👍🏻
JossieAyame rated for PET INSTAGRAM FOLLOW on Sep 9, 2020
5
rating
Comment: Thank you for following! :)
Response: Thank you very much ❤️
5
rating
Comment: Wow, you’re talented! Love your drawing thank you for sharing
Response: Thanks for the rating and compliment. ❤️
MikiJoyce rated for PET INSTAGRAM FOLLOW on Sep 8, 2020
5
rating
 
Response: Thank you. :-)
RachelM rated for This Month's Precept September 2020 on Sep 8, 2020
5
rating
Comment: Thank you for the inspirational quote, beautifully written.😘😘
Response: How nice of you to say that, thank you ❤️
kammy rated for Tourist-y Postcard Swap on Sep 8, 2020
5
rating
Comment: Thank you for this postcard.
Response: Thank you ❤️
Artistic rated for Thinking about NaNo 2020 on Sep 5, 2020
5
rating
Comment: You CAN do it. Yes, NaNo in November is the perfect time to dedicate your attention to your writing. What you write during NaNo is the draft you can then revise and polish in 2021. :) The beauty of NaNo is that you just write -- get down the bones. You can always fix and figure out in December and beyond. Let the 50K word goal challenge you to see where the characters go if you are a pantser, or to follow the outline you create now through October if you are a plotter. Either way, just write!
Response: Thank you ❤️
ariestess rated for Thinking about NaNo 2020 on Sep 4, 2020
5
rating
Comment: Thanks for sharing! Your ideas sound wonderful!
Response: Thank you ❤️
5
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Comment: nice drawing. I am also a fan of Luna lovegood
Response: Thanks ❤️

Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
5.0000 39 4 4
Completed Fives Threes Ones
34 45 0 0
Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Uncategorized
9 22 3 0
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Comments

Petaltea on Sep 15, 2020:

Hi there Stachel! I receive your washi art today! Thanks so much. I loved it, how clever. I’m looking forward to your swap, sending the fb around. Great idea. I’m looking forward to cooler weather so I can get back into my hobby corner again. Your doggie is adorable. That Fur. Haha. I hope your family is well! take care, Robyn

Petaltea on Sep 2, 2020:

Hi there! I’m so glad you liked it! I can’t believe it arrived already, that was fast! The mail seems to be moving again. Give Sashi a cuddle for me. Take care!

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