An update to my original post:
20 years old, student of literature, and hopelessly addicted to letter-writing and paraphernalia thereof.
I usually fill 3 sheets of paper on both sides (regardless of the format, interestingly), and reply quite regularly (twice a month). I'm looking for someone who would like to engage in a committed, long-term snail mail connection, so if you're interested - message me and we can set something up!
P.S.: I should warn you that I sometimes slip and talk a lot about books and movies... Fellow bookworms are warmly encouraged to let their enthusiasm roam free, too!
First, I want to thank everyone who has sent me a PM so far, I didn't expect such a response! To anyone who might be reading this and thinking, "Well, Lady probably has enough pen pals for now" - don't! I would still very much like to get to know more penthusiasts, but, as may be expected, my turnaround time might be a bit longer than every two weeks... - but I will reply, that be sure of! Also, I realised that I didn't really say anything about myself in the original post, so here goes (the actual update part of this update post):
I'm located in Central Europe, oscillating between Slovakia and Austria, though with a more permanent residence in Vienna, since I study here. By nature of my education, I'm a big lover of stories in any way, shape, or form, most prominently of course books and movies/series (my Netflix subscription is the second most-used thing in my life - after my library cards). Choosing a favourite among them is like the notorious choosing of a favourite child - for a student of literature even more so -, but All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr is the one book that I can never reread too often, so judged by the primary definition of "favourite", I think that this would be the hottest contestant for that title. As for my taste in movies and series, I of course am moved and impressed by good, high-quality products, but I also always need to have a deposit of cheap trash content for the many times when I come home from hours of highly intellectual discourse at the university and just don't have the mind and/or patience to sit through even more social critique at home on my couch. Riverdale and Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments have been such series for me, also Versailles and Marco Polo, and I'm always up for affectionately trash-talking them. On the other end of the spectrum, Girls, Orange is the New Black, House of Cards, Black Mirror, MINDHUNTER, Parks & Recreation and M*A*S*H are wonderful series with amazing scripts, camera work and acting - the last one I actually rewatch in its entirety (11 seasons) once a year, every year, despite its sometimes problematic nature (but you'll have to mail me to find out about that!).
I should mention something besides stories, though! I'm a pretty big fan of ballet - both seeing it and dancing myself -, and I often help organise events with friends (mostly school balls, but recently I got the chance to set up a TEDx event!). Currently working on a huge cross-stitching project called Stitchers Retreat by Delphin Enjolras, fuelled by a taste for good wine (and a new-found interest to learn about same) and Sergei Prokovief's Romeo and Juliet and Cinderella put on repeat. One thing I should warn about: Being put through private Catholic primary and grammar schools has exorcised me of religion, one of the very few topics I have nothing positive to say about.
I'm looking forward to hearing from you!