NerdBird, United Kingdom

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  • icon English, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, German (a bit), Russian (a bit), Welsh (a little)
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  • icon 23rd March

About Lærke...

Oh, hello there!

*** I'm currently not able to register cards more than once a week.

I'm a 49 years old, female IT-geek, working in the railway industry as a train planner. European, born in Denmark, living in the UK (dual citizen), ancestors from DK/UK/SE/NL/DE and more... I live in Swindon with my boyfriend Tony and our two spoiled house rabbits (rescue rabbits), Sir Norman Wigglytuff (9 years) and Delilah (2 years); both in my avatar. They are "free roam" (not caged) in our house. For the Jasper Fforde readers: We don't have any dodos here, but there's a Thursday Street just around the corner.

If you play Pokémon Go, feel free to write your friend code on the card, and I'll add you :-)

I love using my employee travel card and get on a random train and get off in a random town or city, walk around, play Pokémon Go, find a cosy café and visit the local museum before going home again.

I like good books, vegetarian cooking, travelling (I've been to DK/SE/NO/LT/CZ/GB/JE/GG/IM/DE/BE/FR/MC/IT/VA/ES/GR/CH/IN/SG/MY/MZ/TZ/ZA/US), Pokémon Go, history, animals (I used to volunteer for the RSPCA) & much more. I studied earth sciences at university & love the colour blue...

Some people are worried that I may not like their card because I already have 16000+ cards. Don't worry! I'm easy to please... my lists below are for guidance only!

**If you are from South or Meso-America, Africa or any rare country, please send me a tourist card from *your own* country!**

My *wishlist* (not an order list - be creative!):

-Year of the Rabbit
-Doctor Who – esp. Daleks
-your favourite museum
-snow - flakes/crystals, landscapes...
-rabbits/hares, owls, penguins, beautiful/weird fish/corals/squid/octopuses/jellyfish and other underwater life (no dolphins and whales, pls.)
-volcanoes, tornadoes, lightning, icebergs, glaciers, rock formations, caves, minerals and stones
-UNESCO sites
-Fruit, vegetables & spices, local markets
-seasonal cards for non-Christian/non-Western holidays, e.g. Diwali, Eid, Chinese New Year
-Roman & Islamic empires
-dandelions/sunflowers/leaves/trees/cacti/ferns/botanical gardens
-science, fractals, the Women in Science cards
-time/calendars/clocks/everything steampunk
-Bugs Bunny, Thumper, Totoro, "it's happy bunny"
-A nice tourist card from a place in *your* country (please no Eiffel Towers sent from China, for instance)
-Did I mention Year of the Rabbit?

I do *not* like:
-Christmas/Valentine cards or Bible cards
-home printed
-pieces of flimsy paper and no card
-animals dressed up
-indecent/erotic cards
-perfumed cards
-ad cards (unless they fit one of my likes above!)

I'm OK with envelopes, but there's no need for you to add anything extra - keep those calendars, tea bags, bus tickets etc. for those who will appreciate it more :-)

*Please no requests for private swaps - I don't do them
*Sorry, I won't register cards I haven't received; it's also against Postcrossing rule

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