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MirjamAfra, Ireland

MirjamAfra

(or Mirjam) is a member in Ireland . She has been a member for over 4 years (1,516 days).
441 sent 446 received


  • Distance sent: 1,051,461 miles
  • Last seen: 6 days ago
  • Languages: English, Nederlands, Deutsch
  • Birthday: 5th December
  • Interested in direct swaps: No Click to learn more about direct swaps
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  • 36th on most postcards sent from Ireland
  • 36th on longest distance sent from Ireland
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Lat: 53.33, Lon: -6.25 | Google Maps

About Mirjam...


Hello fellow postcrosser!

my name is Mirjam, I live in Dublin the capital city of Ireland with my two daughters (9 and 12) and husband.

I have been living here for over 27 years and love this country but grew up in the Netherlands.
I trained as an artist and now spend most of my time working with children and adults teaching art.
I try to keep one day a week for my own creative endeavors, currently this is drawing, painting (watercolours), mail art and some other arts and crafts. (batik, calligraphy, beadwork...)

Things that make me smile:
A cup of tea in bed in the morning
Swimming in the sea or a lake
Making/Creating /Drawing/ Pottering/Playing
Warm dry weather (It really does rain too much in Ireland)
Friends and family
Magazines (Uppercase, Flow)
Children's books
Stamp collecting
Stationery (notebooks, sticky labels, stickers, tape, rubber stamps, pens, paper)
Your card on my doormat

*Beautiful Stamps*
*Year of the Rooster stamps or maxi cards would be really appreciated!!
*postcrossing stamps

All cards are welcome!
I love the surprise of any card but if you need some direction in picking I do have some favourites:

Letterwriting
postman/women
letterboxes
Year of the... Monkey, Rooster, Dog, Pig, Rat, Ox, Tiger any of the Chinese Zodiac Animals
Crafts from your country
Art from your country/region
Folk Art
Design
Colour
Illustration (not cartoons)
Calligraphy/Typography/lettering
Beautiful landscapes
Traditional costume /Tracht /Klederdracht
Maximum cards
Inge Löök
Houses/Buildings
Voor Nederlanders:
Kaarten met typische Nederlandse dingen stel ik erg op prijs.

For more suggestions check out my favourite gallery.

Not sure what to write?
Tell me about your country: traditions, celebrations, cultural things specific to your country or region.
What should I do or see in your country, city, town, village..?
Tell me about you: what makes you smile?
Your three favourite activities?
What crafts do you currently enjoy?
Do you collect anything?
Do you like where you live, is it home?

Wishing you a happy mail day!

Mirjam