Swap-bot Time: September 19, 2021 9:33 pm


Date Joined: February 18, 2011
Last Online: January 27, 2021
Birthday: May 23
Country: Canada
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About Me

I have a small family: my son just started high school, my sweety for many years, who is very tolerant of all my crazy things and my adorable and slightly psychotic cat, Etoile. I work as a speech-language pathologist with children who have cognitive or social deficits (children with autism, mental delays).


I love the fine arts -mostly modern stuff such as surrealist, symbolist, Naive and Pop art .

When I have a bit of time, I enjoy taking funky photos and turn them into art cards. I'm into anything artsy though such as using stamps/ watercolors, acrylics, textile arts (mostly embroidery), mixed media and making sculptures.

I bike, play tennis, bellydance, dance Zumba and hike . I'm addicted to cheap shopping and antic hunting. SO much fun finding nicely made little trinkets... I am constantly running out of time, because there is so little time and so many things to do!!!

I like traveling and each year I try to discover something completely different (2010-Switzerland-Zurich; 2011-Wyoming and Yellowstone Park; 2012- Paris and southern France; 2013 NYC; 2014- Prague and Vienna).

Books and other things:

In general I read lots of work-related lit., and beautifully written books about different cultures such as Hari Kunzru: The impressionist. My all time favorite is Vonnegut and his sarcastic-funny vision of the world. I also enjoy reading comics such as Dilbert, For better or worst, Foxtrot and I like cracking my brains with mysteries and brain teasers of all kind.


I am a pathetic beginner in guitar playing but I like playing and singing just for my pleasure.
My taste in music is really a mish-mash including opera, 80's music, dance music, gypsy jazz, world beat, Smith, the Cardigans, Smash Mouth, the Specials, REM, Prozzak, The Cure, Depeche Mode and Kraftwerk.

TV shows:

mostly funny and suspense shows consisting max. one syllable (just kidding hehe) such as Scrubs, Monk, Psych, Bones. I am an ardent fan of all things British especially sit coms and detective stories including classics such as Black Adder, Fawlty Tower, AbFab and newer stuff such as Coupling, My family, The last detective.

Obsessions :):

1, I am seriously addicted to cakes and sweet goodies. Hmmm lemon cake, hmmm apricot-almond frangipane...

2, POSTCARDS, POSTCARDS and POSTCARDS My favorites are :

--art cards;

--children's book illustrations and illustrations of cats or pigs

--funny cards and cards with black humour hehehe;

--B&W cards;

--wild and weird cards (I am not easily offended!);

--people cards;

--handmade cards.

I truly appreciate beautiful stamps on my cards and I like my cards stamped, written and sent naked unless your card is too fragile. I will be happy to read something about you, your life, favorite pastime, vacation, quote, or joke. Cheers, Tünde


MarianPater rated for Famous women ATC -Marilyn Monroe on Sep 28, 2017
Comment: Thanks for the beautiful Atc!!! Also I loved the post stamps on the envelope. Great!!!!
MCGalaxy rated for Let me see your shoes... on May 3, 2017
Comment: I was cleaning to get things ready for storage and I just found your swap. I'm so sorry for the delay in reporting. One of my new years goals for 2017i s to be better organized.
Comment: Greetings neighbour 😂. Thank you for the post card - I love Beatrix Potter's illustrations. I haven't noticed any crocuses but I have seen lots of daffodils and I have purple snow drops in my yard 😀 Hopefully you do too by the time you read this but if not 🌻🌷🌾🌻
latinka rated for Postcards with a painting -18- on Apr 8, 2017
Comment: Definitely an unusual family scene - really like it, though. Also, thank you for the unique stamps!
zerosummons rated for WIYM: Portrait PC Swap on Feb 7, 2017
Comment: Thank you for the van Gogh postcard!
wolfeagle rated for The Princess and the Pea on Feb 7, 2017
Comment: Beautiful. Thank you so much.
dvmac rated for ART PC #23 VAN GOGH on Jun 16, 2016
Comment: Hi Tunde. Thank you for the Van Gogh, a less familliar painting. I enjoyed your Picasa page, too. Happy festival-going!
Comment: Thank you for the lovely, calming Monet painting, delightful insect and hydrangea postage, and for sharing your experience watching the Monet film! Hope you are having a good week.
goinjenny rated for PC - Vintage on Jun 6, 2016
Babytreese rated for Pin-Up Girl/Burlesque Postcard on Jun 4, 2016
Comment: Great postcard! I hope to visit your beautiful city someday. Have a great summer! Theresa
suepier rated for Something About Me PC #2 on May 31, 2016
Comment: Thank you for the great card. The kitty is hilarious. Also thank you for telling me a little about yourself. I enjoyed reading about you.
Arhel rated for Traditional Costumes Postcard on May 31, 2016
Comment: Thank you for the wonderful card!
AmookIslandCreations rated for Urban sketching pc on May 25, 2016
Comment: Thanks for this gorgeous swap! Beautifully done and I love the stamps too! Yes, we have spring here in May. In fact, we had "spring weather" all winter, here this year. Just a few cold days (below 30` F) and hardly any snow. All the hills are green now, with white snow on the mountains. Soon we will have wildflowers everywhere. Hugs from Alaska, Sherry
Comment: Thank you for the postcard. Kinda icky, but interesting!
Comment: I only got 1 out of 2 ATCs that the swap required. She promised a resend when I told her, but I still haven't received anything. I've tried to contact her but she won't read my messages. I'm really sorry for rating a 3, but I've waited for way too long already.
Response: sorry you did not get my second letter... it was sent a long time ago
3trysandimout rated for The Kiss on May 23, 2016
Comment: Kanlealin, you did a great job!! I appreciate, so much, when artists send their own work. Many thanks. Great job!!
Comment: Thanks for the postcard with all of the cool stamps. 😋 I hope your weather is nice. We are already having miserable summer weather in Florida. It is way too hot and muggy. Can't wait for fall.
RockyBeach rated for HMPC: Painty on May 20, 2016
Comment: Thank you for your nicely drawn card! That painted coffee strain fits so well. :)
wm rated for INTERNATIONAL Used Postcard Swap on May 20, 2016
Comment: what extremely old cards you managed to unearth! Thank you

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lou on May 28, 2016:

Happy birthday month from your friends at WIYM group!

LittleRed on Aug 20, 2015:

There is a Stuff a Smarties Box Swap -Fall/ Autumn themed in the Canadian Swappers Group. We'd love to have you join!! Come by the Canadian Swappers Group and have a look:)

Sakubik on Aug 3, 2015:

thank you so much. I'm sure I just need a little time to adjust

PrairieKittin on Mar 30, 2015:

I hope everything is okay with you. If you aren't feeling well, please get well soon. If your computer is down, I hope IT gets well soon! We miss you around here!

virgoleanne on Nov 8, 2014:

Hey friend! I am hosting postcard swaps now! Come take a look at my swaps @virgoleanne Feel free to join up or send some ideas for swaps you would like to see. Let me know of any swaps you would like me to join also. :) Leanne Big News

xsugarycarnival on Oct 1, 2014:

Hello! Just wondering if you ever received my postcard for the Quirky, Idiosyncratic Me swap? (^O^☆♪

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HouseCatAntonia on Feb 8, 2014:

Thank you for this lovely stamp filled postcard! xx The bugs are so amazing, I will treasure them xx

NatashaMay on Jan 23, 2014:

Thanks so much for playing in my AD Postcards Swap. :)

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