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Stargazer008

Stargazer008
Date Joined: September 16, 2015
Last Online: July 16, 2019
Birthday: July 22
Country: Germany
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About Me

----- A Note: Take a short break to enjoy my summer holiday @Stockholm Please don’t worry about your post, I will rate it straight away when I come back at the end of July. β€”β€”

Hi there.

What shall I tell you about me?! I love postcards and handpicked stories. Surprise me with a little anecdote of the everyday life. Combined with a picture on the back and a stunning stamp up in the right corner. Sounds perfect to me!

By the way I love everything from before the 1960s. I am always on the hunt for vintage curiosities like snapshots of everyday life, newspaper comic strips, popular science charts, as well as fashion magazines with stunning adverts, matchbox labels or cigarette cards and stamps. Oh and I am fan of gentlemen in suits, cocktails and pin ups, which make me smile.

At this point I have to admit a few DISLIKES: touristic postcards really not my taste - Zazzle & Cieher retro postcards - Disney - Hello Kitty - Zentagle or Color-In - religious or spooky themes - scrapbooking & craft supplies - please not for me. Sorry, I dont want to sound complaining.

Beach Music

Whatelse?! If there is time I dive into books. How to describe my taste? Imagine Sarah Waters meets Erich KΓ€stner for a coffee and from time to time people like Rachel Rhys or Joan Weng joining the conversation about the roaring 20s and WW2. Sometimes I just buy a book, because of the great cover. Oh and I have a weak spot for magazines. I definitely cant leave the newsagent without buying the latest issue of The Economist 1843 and Novum (Design).

Another thing I really enjoy is going to the cinema. You wonder what I have seen recently? The Hustle, Rocketman...Favorite movies?! Breakfast at Tiffany's, It's a wonderful Life, Mary Poppins...a bit newer...Life of Walter Mitty, The Age of Adaline and The Aftermath.

Well, I hope I could give you a foggy hint about myself. I am looking forward to hearing from you and even more to getting to know you. Smiles, Joana

PS.: Still unsure what to send? Well here are some more hints: black coffee with a dash of hot milk - cherry or apple pie - tomato sauce - washi tape - ephemera - Fashion & Design - book & magazine covers (Vanity Fair, New Yorker, Vogue, Penguin) - vintage natural science - Alfons Mucha & Art Deco - naughty Pin Up - risque racy humor - surprises.

Let's Dance

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Comment: HA! How funny. Great card.
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Comment: Thank you so much for the postcard! I really loved it! Plus I really like your handwriting! I hope you have a positively marvellous day :)
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Comment: Thank you! I love the pretty stamps, too!
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Comment: Hi again and thank you for this card. Yet again one from you that I love!!
Zanet rated for EML: Postcard with a prompt #5 on Jul 15, 2019
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Comment: Dear Joana, nice to hear from you again:)) thank you for the postcard that I actually love! And travelling... obsession... isnΒ΄t it? I think my farthest was Uruquay - such a great place and not full of turists. Enjoy summer!
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Comment: Thank you so much for the Koln postcard. I love it!
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Comment: Thank you for the beautiful magnolia postcard! We love it <3 Enjoy your Summer!
LadyJo rated for List 5 Things #1 on Jun 25, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for the nice postcard with the nice stamps! I loved hearing about the things you can't live without! They were all great things!
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Comment: Your frog on a motorcycle card didn't just make me smile, it gave me a good solid belly laugh! Thank you, Joana. We need all the humor we can get these days.
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Comment: I like the Finding Nemo movie, although I don’t think I ever saw the second one. Thank you for the beautiful card
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Comment: Thank you for the card, I love squirrels even though we don’t have them in Australia. I saw some when I travelled to USA last year. They are very cute
Zanet rated for PROFILE BASED POSTCARD SWAP - JUNE on Jun 21, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for trully wonderfull card - I like it very much!!! Also love the stamp... have a fab day!
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Comment: Thank you for the beautiful postcard and stamps! We love them. Aww ... the deer stand-off sounds adorable <3 <3
EmmaLouLoves rated for EUROPE - Simple Postcard Swap! on Jun 19, 2019
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Comment: I love your postcard, such a beautiful picture and the sparkly mint green texture is so different to anything I have ever received on a postcard before. I like the quote, I've had this in a few swaps, I think something is trying to tell me to wander, he he. Thank you. Em. x
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Comment: I love the octopus pc you've sent! I also like how you decorated the envelope with sea-related items :)
Joeanniee rated for INTL PC #15 - Senders Choice on Jun 15, 2019
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Comment: Thank you so much for your postcard!
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Comment: Thank you
lilmermaid rated for HOW STRANGE!!! POSTCARD-MAY on Jun 10, 2019
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Comment: What and interesting card, Joana. Thank you. I love the lighthouse stamp, too.

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Comments

Johanna51 on Jul 18, 2019:

Thank you for the Hansestadt postcard that you have send me. Received it today.

dvmac on Aug 28, 2018:

Hi Joana. I see you've been playing PC Roulette like crazy! Thanks so much for the lovely John Ryan illustration card. And how nice to discover a new museum! I hope you enjoy fall as much as summer. Best wishes, David

CurlyTea on Jul 23, 2018:


Happy Birthday!

Gatzcat on Jul 17, 2018:

Thank you! I absolutely love the postcard you sent. I even do like the flies. Never would I say this, but they're cute on their. But I don't think flies are cute in real life.

I guess I really am a winner. I got two extra from the PC Roulette Comeback July 2018 swap.

Thanks again!!

Gnoe on Mar 23, 2018:

AWWWW so sweet of you to send me a thank you postcard -- and a GORGEOUS one too!!! <3 I think it's handmade but so professionally done that I can't tell for sure?! :D THANK YOU!

Fullsteampowell on Dec 28, 2017:

Thankee for the bonus Postcard Roulette card! ItÒ€ℒs awesome!

thefruid on Jul 19, 2017:

OMG, too funny because I chose you to send my bonus postcard for the WIYM PC roulette for July also! So you will be seeing one in the mail from me soon! Thanks so much for the bonus card you sent me! It's awesome! I love deer and dancing lol so it's perfect! Enjoyed reading what you love about summer too. Thanks again!

msgforjohn on Jun 20, 2017:

Hi Joana, thank you for the surprise Postcard Roulette card! I just had to pull out a magnifying glass to see what comics the man was reading. Are you ready? Peanuts, Andy Capp, Blondie, & Prince Valiant! =) Great stamps, too--thanks again!

paraxparaxnoia on Jun 9, 2017:

Thank you for the beautiful surprise card for Postcard Roulette! I do love Berlin so it brought a huge smile on my face :) vielen danke!

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