Soon the Moon

by Franchesca Cruz

The Perfect Strangers Project with Celina

Before anything else, this is a long overdue blog post because Celina and I failed to swap our parcels to each other two years ago.

Oh Comely’s The Perfect Strangers Project is somewhat similar to my little exchange project, but the difference here is strangers are paired with other strangers from all over the globe and must post a parcel to each other’s pair before a particular deadline. In order to qualify for this project, a deposit of one British Pound must be made. You can either choose a partner from the same country as yours or from anywhere around the globe. Since it’s my first time, I went for a stranger located within my home country. No surprise, Celina and I got paired. We were both talking about the possibility of getting each other as partners in case no one else from the Philippines joins–which came true, obviously.


After a looooong time, we finally managed to hand each other’s exchange. This is what I got: