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Outgoing: Postcard to Germany

Sent: 31st of August, 2014
To: Ralf, Germany (via Postcrossing)

Ralf wished for a city view, preferably at night. I found this card and I hope he will like it as much as I do!


Sent to Pskov, Russia

Another one of my initial batch of 5 Postcrossing cards has been received!

Now that 5 of my Postcrossing cards have reached their destination, (4 from my initial 5, and 1 from a subsequent mailing), I have been bumped up to being able to have 6 cards out at a time (from the 5 that are granted when one is just starting out). 65 more words


Overview: Postcards in August

August has been a slow month for mail. Only four postcards arrived at my mailbox. Next to a pretty card from Suffolk County, UK, and a beautiful map of Vermont, there were also two UNESCO cards, both of which are new to my collection. 45 more words


A station in the rain

I’m not sure what it is about this card that I love, but I love it! Perhaps it is the mood that it seems to capture with the conductor in his white gloves and bow-tie, the stylishly dressed people, the red umbrella and the wet reflections on the platform. 12 more words


St. Petersburg

This great shot is of the moving Bolsheohtinsky Bridge with the Smolny Cathedral in the background.

I spent a bit of time on this one, trying to work out if it is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site that includes ‘the historic centre of St Petersburg and related groups of monuments’. 58 more words


Scrap box challenge at grannymaudsgirl...

Carla@grannymaudsgirl started a scrap-box-challenge: making a pincushion out of scraps… very good idea – I can’t resist, it was real fun to make…

This is my scrapbox … it is a very old tin-box. 255 more words


Dutch icons

Today I have two Postcrossing cards from the Netherlands showing some typical Dutch things:

This first card shows many typical Dutch things and was designed by the niece of the sender, … 39 more words