This [...] is Mine!

My tenth official Postcrossing card arrived from Russia. It’s from a town called Lyubertsy which is close to Moscow. Incidentally, Yuri Gagarin, the first human in space, was from this town. The little… Continue reading

Bonjour de France!

A few days ago, I received a request from a French postcrosser to directly swap postcards. L made me an offer I couldn’t refuse– a Tintin postcard. Today I received this postcard from… Continue reading

From the Canadian Side

This postcard arrived today from Canada. It’s a view of the American falls, one of the three waterfalls that form the world famous Niagara Falls. Far in the distance one can see the… Continue reading

The Wind Receives the Fragrance of Grass

This came in the post today, my first ever postcard from Taiwan. The sender was wondering if I could distinguish Taiwan from Thailand; I had no idea people got confused between the two.… Continue reading

Double Time

This postcard arrived yesterday from Liminka, northern Finland. The sender is 7 1/2 years old girl whose whole family is into Postcrossing! On it was my first Finnish stamp! My second card of… Continue reading

My Polish Valentine

This postcard reached me today from Kolobrzeg, my first ever from Poland! It features a beautiful lighthouse built in 1945. Kolobrzeg is a city on the Baltic coast, in the West Pomeranian Voivodeship… Continue reading

Across the Border

This postcard, mailed on January 19, arrived yesterday from Beijing, China. It shows a Bodhidharma statue from the Ming Dynasty. It’s fascinating to note that none of the countries that Buddhism spread to… Continue reading

# 3 Russia

I received my third postcard on February 3 (sadly my letterbox has been empty, and unhappy, since then) from Krasnoyarsk city, Siberia, Russia. Brrr! It was -5°C where it was posted. The postcard… Continue reading

Week One of LetterMo

As I’ve mentioned earlier, I’m participating in the A Month of Letters challenge this year. One day and one week of that has been successfully completed. This week I sent five  postcards to… Continue reading

Letter # 1

The first letter of the season is going to Mary Robinette Kowal, the woman behind the Month of Letters challenge. This postcard was cut out from a greeting card my mum received from… Continue reading