Hello, big wide world!
Susanne here, mum of three teenage children, from a tiny village in Lower Saxony. I teach English and Welsh at an adult education centre and write a blog for Welsh learners (www.ymlaenwelsh.com).
Wales is my second home, I used to live there for five years in the 1990s and have a degree in Welsh (BA) and Celtic Studies (MA). In 2015/2016 we also lived in China (Changchun, Jilin Province) for a year.
I love literature, art, travelling, the outdoors, football, jigsaws, cats, languages, photography, the sea, various crafts, gardening, swimming, long walks, beach-combing, car-boot sales, music, singing and playing the piano.
As for postcards, here is a LONG list of what I would LOVE to receive:
the sea, lakes, waterfalls, rivers, bridges, lighthouses, islands
ships and boats:
cards relating to the First and the Second World War
paintings and sculptures of women and children
paintings of beach scenes
portraits of old women
pictures of happy people of all ages
people on zebra crossings
nuns and monks
illustrations: Beatrix Potter, Inge Löök, Kate Greenaway, Marjan van Zeyl, Marjolein Bastin,...,
from Britain: seaside resorts and Victorian piers, London buses and taxis, pubs and pub signs, royals, Sherlock Holmes,...
dolls, dollhouses, puppet theatres
bicycles and unicycles
snow and rain scenes
umbrellas and wellingtons
literature and book-themed cards
ferris wheels and merry-go-rounds
folk patterns and ornaments
fountain pens, crayons, calligraphy
mailboxes and postmen / -women
postage stamps, maxi cards
lanterns and candles
Enid Blyton's Famous Five, Harry Potter, Tintin
portraits of 60s / 70s rock bands: The Who, Patti Smith, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Bowie, Dylan,...
Amy Winehouse, Nirvana
K-pop cards (we love BTS!) are especially welcome!
Thank you for all your efforts and kindness, and of course: