Penpal message / wishes: I'm Seth. I'm 33 years old and live in New Zealand. I'm a programmer by profession but even if I was shoveling shit for pay, I'd still consider myself a programmer. Like many writers, my craft is my life-blood, an extension of who I am.
Someone once said I'm an oddball and they're not wrong. I've never really been able to fit in with those around me, both as an adult or as a child. As a child I felt like I was older than the kids around me and spent most of my time alone. I found it more interesting to have my nose in a book or sit out under a tree and watch the ants and other bugs go about their day; I realised from an early age that there was more to life and the world around me than the routines (read: cages) we find ourselves living. People define their lives by their family or career or the size of their bank account and the shit they fill their house with, or if they're really fucked, the life their kids live. I decided early on in life that wasn't for me. I'm an addict; not to a substance (though I am a caffeine junky) but to the experiences that life offers. Every experience - good or bad - changes me and causes me to evolve as a man. It's this sense of personal growth that I value above all material things and what I've claimed as my life's work. (well, that and coding. I REALLY love coding.)
I love to read. I'll read anything but I especially enjoy books on psychology (especially Jungian archetypes), programming (of course) and classic fiction. I used to be big on science fiction and fantasy but it doesn't do anything for these days; I find it lacks substance. A few favourite authors would be Anais Nin, Charles Bukowski, Truman Capote, H.P. Lovecraft, Rosemary Sutcliff and Barbara Leonie Picard. I'm currently reading a whole bunch of programming books you probably don't give two shits about: 3D software rasterization, game scripting and network programming. I read self-help on occasion as well; most of it is crap but I usually find a little something in each book to take away and mull over. I have a goodreads profile which I can flick your way if you're so inclined.
I'm highly introverted, with a no bullshit approach to people. I value quality over quantity when it comes to friendship, knowing someone like the back of my hand is more rewarding and emotionally fulfilling than surrounding myself with people I barely know. I'm an habitual people watcher, love to hike and occasionally take a stab at writing; it's like pulling teeth at the moment but I'm sticking with it. I play PC games on occasion (DOS and old Windows games from my childhood), garden, swear like a sailor; yes, that's a hobby. I love to sniff books in bookshops, make up dumb songs based on the task I'm doing at the time, talk to the cat, trees, bugs, birds. I'm a dork and you'll never meet anyone like me ever again.
I'm happy to hear from everyone, even people in New Zealand. Hit me up, fuckers!
Hobbies:Football, music, teaching, writing, a little bit of art and photography, reckless outdoor adventures Penpal message / wishes: Hey there,
I'm Joel, 23, from New Zealand. Currently in my first year as a teacher for ages 11-13. I've been really fascinated with the concept of having a pen pal to write to for a while and I'm interested to see what can come of it and because I'm socially inept! Not really but I think it would be fun to have a somewhat mysterious person on the end of letter/emails.
I'm more interested in having an email pen pal, my job doesn't really leave me with much time to pen a letter every week!
Looking for someone my age but gender doesn't matter, also if you're from Europe or the United States that would be awesome but any country is fine!
I love football(soccer), I play drums, I enjoy writing, reckless outdoor adventures, theology and I've just started a garden in my backyard. So just the usual stuff really?
So if you're wanting to get a view of life from the perspective of a Kiwi then look no further.
Looking forward to hearing from you!
Hobbies:Psychiatry, mental health, medicine , video games, music, reading, exercise Penpal message / wishes: 19 years young. aspiring psychiatrist. i love metalcore (progressive metalcore like erra i mean). it would be nice to meet new people on here, though i'm not really expecting anything of the sort, so i'm just passing through to pass some time really. i want to combat the stigma surrounding mental health and encourage a dialogue pertaining to mental health issues. if i can help even one person with mental health issues, i can say it was worth it. hope to hear from you fellas soon!
Hobbies:Movies, Reading, Buildings, Construction, Politics, Cultures Penpal message / wishes: Hi, Mike (or Michael) is the name, I reside in New Zealand. I' am only 59 years old, and am happily married, together we have two sons in their early 20s.
I would like to have contact with a female pen pal of similar age 45 to 70 to discuss anything that you would like to talk about, yes the everyday stuff is fine as would be other matters that you would not want to advertise widely. Let me know what is on your mind, I will let you know what is on mine.
Feel free to give it a try, we may have common interests.
Hobbies:Reading, cooking, ornithology, travel, mucking about and talking shit, wine, coffee, photography Penpal message / wishes: I'm open to messages from anyone, but to be honest I relate better to women. Unfortunately the correspondence will need to be in English as I'm fairly useless in the few other languages I know a smattering of.
Anyway this whole endeavour is supposed to (a) give me someone to talk to and be a confidante of sorts (we all need one of those don't we?) And...
(b) broaden my elderly mind...
So, I'm not going to say who you must be or what you must like or dislike.
If you want to engage in (hopefully) a long and rambling exchange with a wine sodden armchair philosopher then go ahead.
By the way, I am married and I'm not looking for love so, nb.