EdithK

EdithK, Netherlands
  • country Netherlands
  • Member since Joined 19th Oct., 2011
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About Edith...

PostNL has an app where you can see wich mail is about to arrive.
A few weeks ago I saw a card from Guanzhou, China. It didn't arrive.
Are you the sender? please contact me.

Postcrossing, I love it !
It gives me so much joy and friendship, brings me a new view on art, culture, traditions, countries. I've met many people in person, but of course more through writing. It's so amazing the internet gives us the opportunity to get connected to people from different countries. For me every card is a little glimpse of friendship across borders, languages and cultures.
Please, write me a bit about your life, your day,whatever you want to tell...I'm looking forward to it.
I'm also an active member of the Forum.

I'm living in Apeldoorn, in the middle/east of the Netherlands. I used to work as a pastoral counselor in a Mental Health Institute. Now I'm retired.
I like many things....photography, reading, cooking, baking, architecture, history,art, culture,sewing. Life isn't long enough ;)

I took a course about the history of Russia.
Russian postcrossers, if you have cards about history, long long ago or more recent, I would love them.
I like languages. Dutch, English, German and French are languages I can speak, read and write. I took a course in Russian. Too short - I can read it a little.

Wishes (It's not a must!) and subjects I'm interested in:

*the country, region or town you're living, its history, art, traditions, traditional clothing, food, religion !,politics !, UNESCO WHS, something that is special to you.
For Germany: I like papersisters cards ! und Chronik Karten !
For USA: Lantern Press, Lou Paper (state) cards

more specified wishes and for the Forum RR:

* NEW: paintings of beach, coast !

*corona related cards

*UNESCO WHS

*illustrations, drawings from artists like: Norman Rockwell, Emma Srncova, Anna Silivonchik, Vladimir Tsarasenko, Yana Poyarkova, Lena Gnedkova, Irina Zeniuk, Virpi Pekkala, David Martiashvili, Rachel Ignotovsky (women in science) and many more. Surprise me ! I've learned about many lovely artists because someone have sent me a card.

* art (19th, 20th century (Hopper !), naieve art)

* modern architecture: Bauhaus, de Stijl, Russian Constructivism, etc

* people (history, nowadays, important people from your country, minorities in your country, native people)

* photography (b&w)

* books, reading, library, writing, post, mail

* language, alphabeth

*How to be British

* female Gods or women who play or played an important role in a religion, like: Maria/ Mary/ Mirjam, Quanyin (Kwan Yin),Chang'e (taiyin xingjun/太陰星君) Shakti, 媽祖 (Mazu),天后 and many more.

*ships and harbours: my father was working as an engineer on a cargo ship to the Far East in the 50/60's. So especially cargo ships are welcome.

*Series like GF, FOTW

*maps

My Favourite wall is a wishlist.
Be sure I like your card - I will tell you in the Hurray...
Thank you for reading my profile ! I'm looking forward to your card

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