lettersandgifts:

HELLO MY FUTURE PEN PALS 🙂 

I’m ZAIRA DIANA, a simple 22 year old Medicine student from PHILIPPINES, a small country in Southeast Asia. 

I’ve had this tumblr account of mine since high school. If I’m not mistaken, I was 12 at that time. It’s the same time when I moved to another province and started my first ever pen pal adventure. My pen pals then were my elementary classmates. Hahaha. Reading this, I feel so old. LOL! But they always tell me that I look young for my age. 😀 Now, I’ve just recently decided to share my penal experience online (on 

instagram

 and maybe here too). To be honest, I didn’t know that it’s a thing and I’ve always thought that letters are personal. But in today’s age, people are so creative, so I get why people post their letters. It’s like sharing a slice of a very good pizza to the world. 

Okay, too much intro. (As you can see, I’m a bit talkative but it’s only through writing. I can express myself better this way.) And so here are the things that describe me: I love music, arts and literature. I enjoy collecting postcards, coins and other random and memorable pretty things. I’m pretty sentimental so I value even the little things. I sing and play the guitar and piano. I love to read books. Right now I’m trying to fall in love with my med books HAHA! I enjoy going to bookstores, it’s my haven (oh heaven too!!). I also like films, a movie buff here. I laugh, cry, scream when watching. I especially love documentaries. Also loves photography but I mainly use my phone. I draw and try to incorporate it in doing some activities in school. Sometimes, I feel like we’re doing a lot of drawings at the moment. 😀 I am learning how to paint too. I bought a cheap set of watercolor. I enjoy doing some recyclable crafts, mail arts, and collages as crafting and art materials are quite expensive. I love Nature and I believe that I can somehow help with its preservation by doing some recycling. I also enjoy going to museums and art exhibits just appreciating art. Too many to mention I think hahaha. 

FAMILY

 AND 

FRIENDSHIP. I VALUE THESE THE MOST. 

(So if you’re my friend, you’re lucky. HAHAHA Kidding)

All I ask of you is your patience and understanding because, these, I think are 2 important things you should have when you do snail mailing. It takes time to write and send a letter and we all have our lives to live and we get a little busy sometimes. 🙂 I’d also like to keep in touch by any means like e-mailing too while waiting. I have no special requirements for a pen pal. You just have to be 100% real and be yourself. 🙂

Well that’s it for now. Thanks for reading. Hoping to hear from you soon. Let me end this with a quote from one of my favorite writers,

“How wonderful it is to be able to write someone a letter! To feel like conveying your thoughts to a person, to sit at your desk and pick up a pen, to put your thoughts into words like this is truly marvelous.” (Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood)

 Take care! I’m so excited to get to know you guys! 🙂

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