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Meet zasa from Bern, Switzerland. She is 26 years old and a lover of all things postal. Like many of us, she combines her other hobbies with Postcrossing.

How did you come across Postcrossing? What got you hooked?

I came across Postcrossing in the Autumn of 2006. I had moved back in with my parents for a short time and it was so boring in the evenings that I took to surfing the Internet. Don’t ask me how I found postcrossing.com, but I did. It is my little addiction (little? would my boyfriend consider it such?). Since I was a little girl, I always wake up when I hear the postman’s motorcycle – I love snailmail – I love stamps – I love to write and widen my horizons via Postcrossing.

Do you have any other interesting hobbies?

Besides Postcrossing? Is there any time left besides this hobby? Yes I do have one! Lomography. That’s a community who shoots from the hip! Feel free to visit us at lomography.com or my personal photoblog streulicht.com. The best thing of both hobbies is that sometimes I have the chance to combine them! So I make my own postcards from lomos I’ve taken. I’m also very active in travelling notebooks where I can use my lomos.

Show us your mailbox, your mailman/mailwoman, your postoffice or the place where you post or keep your postcards!

My postman/woman says every day: “Oh my gosh! My work wasn’t so interesting till you moved in my quarter!” My post office team wasn’t excited about becoming Internet stars so instead I took photos of my actual room where I have hung the most beautiful black & white cards I have received.

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This photo shows you little zasa in Prague, sure for exploring the post world there!

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And this is the mailbox where I drop most of the stuff for Postcrossing in it!
Show & tell us about your favorite received postcard to date, and what makes it special.

I have a received a lot of cards that I would call favorites. It all depends on the when the card was received and there is always a chance to top my favorite one. I am happy if I get cards every day – they brighten my horizon. So, all cards are, in their own way, favorites!

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24 comments so far

shui, Taiwan
Hello!! Sara! :D
Nice to read more about you in postcrossing.
I really adore your postcard wall! ^__^

P.S. Love the photos you took! (^0^)/
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Luziaceleste, Brazil
Lovely way to 'store' postcards! Prety sure that it allows you to enjoy them everyday.
And congrats for your pictures, nice and creative.
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anagahan, North Macedonia
Heelooo Sara!!!!

Great to see you on the spotlight! Love your photos!
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dardo, Spain
Hello!

I discover lomography in Portugal, but I don't think that I have a comunnity.

See you in the next meeting.
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MrsSpeechless, Switzerland
nice to see this from a postcrosser nearby :) When I used to live still at my mother's, the postman also once told her, that me and another girl in the village were the only ones sending nice and colourful mail ^^
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martenia, United Kingdom
I received a beautiful card from Sara just this month. Nice to see here being featured :)
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isagv, Germany
Huhu Sara, schön dich auch hier zu lesen. ;)
LG, isa
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Tjitske, Netherlands
Congrats on the spotlight dear Sara! It was an honour to have met you in Switzerland, hugs!
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Blogger, United States of America
Yet another great interview :D

I love the postcards on the wall. I would do that, but my 200 pound English Mastiff would think dinner was served. He loves to eat paper.

Great pictures.
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willemijn, Netherlands
Did someone send you toilet paper :-)
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ichabodhides, United Kingdom
Nice to see Sara here! She actually sent me my very first postcrossing postcard! :)
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zasa, Switzerland
thank you all for reading my interview! what a honour to get interviewed by the guys behind postcrossing!
and the toilet paper: You really don't wanna know what my best friend is sending me all the time via mail! maybe i should document her work :)
thank you all, for your kind words!
See you!
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Saintois, Belgium
Hi Sara, glad to know that you received also my card today..
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edo, Spain
Hi! Congratulations for this nice interview and for to shows us where do you post your cards!!
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cadilily, United States of America
Awesome blog post. The cards are so beautiful, too!
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kirbird, United States of America
It's so nice to see lovely Sara featured here on Postcrossing, she's the greatest! :)
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yvi-1, United States of America
I love the strip of B&W postcards across the wall. Great way to display them!
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alexandrediniz, Brazil
Cool! We shold have a barbecue everybody! :)
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geminiscp, Portugal
Great photos and interview, my dearest! :D
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adriennegarry, New Zealand
Hi Sara, good to see you joining the exclusive interview club :-))thanks for great cards over the years
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Vre, Switzerland
Guete Obed Sara
Schön, dech do z'gseh und z'läse. Hoffendlech bis bald am nöchste Schwizer-Träffe.
Hebs guet!
Verena
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kazinhabueno, Brazil
I loved your wall! Great idea!!!! :D
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mundoo, Australia
Great interview. I did wonder about the toilet paper. I love seeing the different mailing boxes in use around the world.
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ummizz, Malaysia
Hi Sara. Very interesting. Happy to receive card from someone who is in the spotlight!
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