KeepItReal, Germany
  • country Germany
  • Member since Joined 2nd Aug., 2017
  • icon Seen 1 day ago

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  • icon Not interested in direct swaps
  • icon German, English, some French, some Russian, 日本初心者 Japanese beginner
  • icon she/her
  • icon 22nd July 1967
    (54 years old)

About Grit...

Hello Postcrossers!

My name ist Grit. My husband and I live in the city of Magdeburg. It's the capital of Saxony-Anhalt, a federal state in Germany, situated in it's eastern part on the river Elbe. I work as an employee of the federal state government. My specialist field is the health care for elderly people.

My favourite activities are cycling, reading, gardening, watching movies. I'm interested in Asian and also in Native American Art and Culture. Also I like Zentangle art. Not at least I love my little tabby cat named Kiki.

Buddhist philosophy is an inspiration for me and it really changed my view to various aspects of life. I'm member of the German-Japanese Society and playing Wadaiko / Taiko drums ( and Traditional archery is also one of my favourite things to do.

I would be pleased by receiving cards showing motifs of the following themes (in random order). So, these are only suggestions, no obligation at all. Every card is welcome. Please feel free to send me cards of other themes you're interested in. I'm looking forward to your choice :-)

> Asian and Native American Art and Culture (arts and crafts, sacred sites, people in traditional costumes, festivals, special dishes, ...)
> Garden culture, especially Japanese Gardens
> Etegami, Sumi-e
> Archery
> Places of special historic or architectural interest in your hometown or country
> Nature and wildlife of your country
> Bicycles and all around cycling
> Book covers, BookCARDS
> Street Art / Mural Art
> Cats: Simons Cat, Irina Garmashova, Postallove Cat Breeds, Blue Cats by Rina Zeniuk, other funny cats
> Uli Stein, other cartoons
> Christmas and New Year cards in December

If you're from Japan or speaking Japanese, please write a sentence or a saying in Japanese. This will help me to learn.
ありがとう ☺

Expired cards :-(
2017 China 1, Finland 1, Turkey 1
2018 USA 1, Russia 2, China 1, Japan 1, Taiwan 1
2019 Russia 3, Portugal 1, Slovakia 1, Spain 1, China 1, Taiwan 1, India 1
2020 China 3, Germany 1, USA 1, Turkey 1, Russia 1, UK 1
2021 USA 5, China 4, Germany 3, Russia 4, Indonesia 1
2022 Japan 1, Singapore 1, Netherlands 1, Russia 1, Canada 1

When I started Postcrossing I got to know another member for swap. Now Prince Sisu from Ghana and me are penpals and I support his local school project. They also sell postcards showing various motifs from Ghana to support this project.

Are you curious and interested? So have a look at his profile:

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