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Corresponding with a female Japanese

Postby Kenitai » Tue 08.25.2009 1:04 pm

Hi people,

To start with what I'm doing,
I've corresponding (through real letters) with a Japanese female for months, and this is the 2nd time I'm going to write her back.
She sent me a really neat book containing all kinds of Japanese armors(in Japanese of course), so I'm thinking in buying her something as a form of grattitude. :)

But I don't know what do buy, really. I live in Holland, so she probably doesn't have much use with books written in Dutch.
It doesn't have to be fancy, just some kind of a souvenir, and it has to be flat or atleast small.

Any ideas what would be cool to buy? (she is an illustrator for a comic company, maybe if that helps)
There's a souvenir shop nearby, maybe I can take a look there as wel... But I'm still puzzled.

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Re: Corresponding with a female Japanese

Postby clay » Tue 08.25.2009 2:40 pm

What is she interested in? You could always send her some local souvenir.
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Re: Corresponding with a female Japanese

Postby NileCat » Tue 08.25.2009 4:40 pm

Just my two cents.

A picture book for children would be fancy, if I were her.

Dick Bruna (might be too popular :) )
Max Velthuijs
Harmen Van Straaten
Annemarie van Haeringen
Patsy Backx
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Re: Corresponding with a female Japanese

Postby JaySee » Tue 08.25.2009 5:03 pm

Dear lord, are all of those Dutch? I only know the first one :(
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Re: Corresponding with a female Japanese

Postby Kenitai » Wed 08.26.2009 7:45 am

JaySee wrote:Dear lord, are all of those Dutch? I only know the first one :(


I know none of the above. :D

But anyway, I think what I'm getting her. :wink:
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Re: Corresponding with a female Japanese

Postby JaySee » Wed 08.26.2009 8:03 am

You don't know Dick Bruna? :shock:

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Re: Corresponding with a female Japanese

Postby NileCat » Wed 08.26.2009 8:11 am

Kenitai wrote:I know none of the above.

Are you kidding me? :evil:

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Re: Corresponding with a female Japanese

Postby Kenitai » Wed 08.26.2009 11:35 am

NileCat wrote:
Kenitai wrote:I know none of the above.

Are you kidding me? :evil:

Image :lol:


Oh, I only know that one,as "Nijntje" :D . I've never really been interested in Dutch picture books or child books, ever since childhood, so I don't know. Or perhaps I just forgot :)

PS: I had no idea it is popular even in Japan! :D
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Re: Corresponding with a female Japanese

Postby JaySee » Wed 08.26.2009 11:41 am

That was weird, I attached a picture to my previous post which displayed fine, but checking this thread again a bit later the picture was gone and it just said "image". Oh well, I edited it back in... strange.

Edit: Now it's gone again - seems that every time I reload the page the picture disapprears. Am I doing something wrong?
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Re: Corresponding with a female Japanese

Postby phreadom » Wed 08.26.2009 12:37 pm

JaySee wrote:That was weird, I attached a picture to my previous post which displayed fine, but checking this thread again a bit later the picture was gone and it just said "image". Oh well, I edited it back in... strange.

Edit: Now it's gone again - seems that every time I reload the page the picture disapprears. Am I doing something wrong?


I noticed the same thing, so I just added the picture for you as an attachment. :)

The site might disable hotlinking or something... who knows.
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