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Mail Friends Are nice & fun

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I regularly go to our local collectors market which is held once a week here in Fakenham. Last week I found this vintage stamp.

It had loose letters spelling this.

I decided I wanted to make an anagram andΒ use all the letters and spell something to do with my mail. I managed to use all but about four and came up with this! πŸ™‚

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Incoming postcrossing cards

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Here are some lovely postcrossing cards that have come in recently.

Lots of lovely pattern from Eva in Germany and Carlos in Spain

A good railway card from Morgan in USA and a hint towards Van Gogh from Herman in Germany

Happy Mail day to you! πŸ™‚

New storage system

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Over the holidays I decided I wanted to sort my Postcrossing cardsΒ into countries and also make a bigger box for them.

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I re-used a shoe box that had already been re-used once to wrap one of my Christmas presents.

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I made dividers from coloured card and labeled them with the postcrossing codes for each country.

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Here’s my finished box with plenty of room to add more cards πŸ™‚

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I don’t normally have time for such projects, so really enjoyed doing it!

Pen pal Exchange

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Here’s another mail swap with Antoni in Spain.

He sent me this postcard for Osborne brandy because my sir name is Osborn. πŸ™‚

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I sent him this lovely reflection of St Peter Mancroft Church in Norwich.

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He also sent me these two postcards of work by Goudi and Flamenco

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and I sent him a picture of one of my local beaches, the first what it looks like in winter and then the same beach in summer!

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I do love exchanging mail!

From a Friend

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I have so many mail exchanges to show you,I can’t believe how slow I’ve been!

This lovely mail is from my dear friend Susanne who lives in Germany. I have this lovely oversized postcard pinned up now but it’s so difficult to know which side I like the best!

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She loves portraits and she did one of me and sent it through the mail πŸ™‚

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What super mail πŸ™‚