LondonRain(or Tim) is a member from Germany . He has been a member for over 3 years (1192 days).
I am 30 years old and work as a software developer. I live in Essen, which is in the very West of Germany. With its ~580.000 inhabitants it is among the ten biggest German cities. Essen is located in the Ruhr Area, a very densely populated urban region. I love to go Geocaching - a modern treasure hunting game using GPS.
Some post card types I would love to receive:
* I am very fond of cute cards that children would love too. Colourful, funny, unusual or childish cards are great! And I love Nijntje/Miffy, Jip en Janneke and any older children TV series or books from when I was young or before.
* I really enjoy those cards where you have to search for something - like "Where's Wally/Waldo?" or Lali riddle cards.
* Cards with several items of the same kind (as from "Nouvelles Images") are loved very much too.
* I also would enjoy receiving postcards that show a favourite place of yours or something you would recommend every visitor to your city or country to see.
* I do not like manga/anime, Disney and Anne Geddes.
* I like sunflowers, tulips, lavender, poppies, light houses, the sea (but not warm beaches), orang-utans, sheep, penguins, pigs, hedgehogs, rubber ducks, golden autumn, Kaj Stenvall, Bunny Suicides and unusually sized cards (e.g. square cards or those shaped like the borders of a region).
* If you want to be creative please go ahead and send me your home made post card.
* However I will be happy with any card you choose. :)
If you need an inspiration on what to write here are some ideas:
* I am very interested in hearing something about the place you live or what you do for a living.
* Where did you spent your last vacation?
* How did you spent your day or your last week end?
* Do you have a favourite book or song?
* Have you ever visited my country? What comes to your mind at first if you hear "Germany"?
* Is there a special place you love very much?
* What was the last thing you cooked? I am always keen on new recipes. :)
* I love cards full of text. Please do not just write "Happy Postcrossing" on it.
It would be nice if you included the date you sent the card on it. Although I do not collect stamps I am happy to discover some beautiful ones on a post card.