Swap-bot Time: June 18, 2018 4:37 am


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Last Online: June 18, 2018
Birthday: May 23
Country: Malaysia

About Me

A stamp collector who has been collecting stamps for many years. Recently became postcards craze and has been actively collecting postcards lately. I am very active in postcrossing and also at a yahoo group for exchanging stamps!

I love all kinds of postcards, but my favorites would be map cards, lighthouse, mosques, landscapes, animals, LOTR, Moomin and Inge Look. I would be most happy if you paste nice stamps on postcards or envelopes when you sent mails to me!

I have also started collecting Greetings From postallove series and Flag of the World postcardmarket series. PM me if you have that to offer and I will let you know what countries I am looking for. I also offer Icons of countries series from The Postcard House!

The ❤️ of my life has gone....

❤️ 21 November 2014 - My father passed away at 7 am on this day. He was 76 years old. He had kidney complications, too old to undergo dialysis and his health slowly deteriorated beginning early 2014. Extremely sad to let him go...I got a job closer to home to look after him and my mom when I completed my studies. Now it is just me and my mom. The house seems rather empty with just the two of us... ❤️

❤️ 13 February 2015 - My mother decided to follow my dad's footsteps. She passed away at 3.44 pm on this day. She was 73 years old. She had heart failure and was admitted to CCU for about 23 days. Extremely sad to let her go...I just lost my dad 84 days ago and now this. Now it is just me all alone. I feel that there is nothing left for me in this world. The house is now very empty with just me and the four walls staring right back at me...❤️

The ❤️ of my life are no longer with me...

Besides being absorbed with my stamps and postcards collection, I love cats too! I have 2 at the moment, Kimchi and Beckham. They live in a double storey cat house, outside, next to my room!

10 July 2012 - My dearest cat, BUCK, passed away last night due to liver complications. It was really an emotional day for me. I have had her for more than 10 years. She is half blind, a cross breed between mainecoon and domestic cat. She was diagnosed with liver problems 2 months ago. I cried the whole night. No cat can ever replaced Buck. She left behind 2 kids - Bubu and Nicol. Alfatihah. RIP Buck. RIP Bubu (passed away in Nov 2013). RIP Nicol.

Likes - Besides stamps and postcards, obviously I love anything with cats on them! I also love souvenirs or anything native from a country. Basically anything that tourists would normally buy, like magnets, keychains, tea towels, tote bags, stationeries, etc.

I love tea and coffee. Favorite would be fruity flavored teas and latte....yummy!!! I wish though Starbucks coffee are cheaper!!! LOL!! I don't mind chocolates and candies, as long as they don't have any alcohol or animal gelatin in them.

I don't really dislike anything but I am not quite into cute stuffs (too old for that I guess! )! I don't collect CTO stamps either...those colorful stamps you can purchase at stores. And please don't send chocs or candies with animal gelatin or alcohol in them.

Feel free to ask me for anything you want from Malaysia. Will try to help find it! You can even email me at new_rule5@yahoo.com

Favorite Music

Malaysian singer - Anuar Zain.

Other than Anuar, I enjoy Korean and Japanese songs even if I don't understand the language!!

Favorite Korean singers include ❤️ Lee Seung Chul, Super Junior, Big Bang, Ailee, Roy Kim, K Will, Solji of EXID and 2PM ❤️

Favorite Books

  • Loves John Grisham alot!
  • Enjoyed Potter series too, didn't like the last book too much though!!
  • Still goes ga-ga over Enid Blyton despite age!!
  • Now trying to finish Chronicles of Narnia!

Favorite Movies

  • Lord of The Rings
  • The Hobbits.
  • Star Wars

Favorite Television

  • The Big Bang Theory. I just ❤️ Sheldon and Leonard. They are so awesome and smart!!!
  • Running Man. ❤️ Jong Kook ❤️ & ❤️ Monday Couple ❤️
  • Roommate ❤️ Jackson GOT7 ❤️ Lee Dang Wook ❤️ Kang Joon 5uprise ❤️
  • Korean and Japanese movies and dramas!

A short note!

Mails do sometimes tend to get lost or MIA from Malaysia to anywhere on this earth, so please, please let me know if you didn't get any of my promised stuffs! Really appreciate that!

Collection of Map Cards

14 Aug 2015

Yeay! Completed my USA map cards collection. Thanks to everyone who contributed and helped me with this collection.

A special shout out to ❤️ simcoe54 ❤️ for sending me CT card, last to complete the collection!!! Much appreciated!!!

Now on to...next project....countries of the world map cards!!!


19 February 2013

Completed 1000 swaps!!! OMG! No wonder I am always broke before end month!! LOL!! But the feeling is awesome!!!! :-)


Bridgette rated for Blind washi swap - Int'l on Jun 16, 2018
Comment: Thank you so much for the beautiful washi samples! I especially love the peacock feather one! 💙
Minxy1964 rated for CPG At the Beach PC - Global on Jun 14, 2018
Comment: What a gorgeous beach! I'm very envious xx
Comment: Thank you Neighbor!
Comment: This swap finally arrived this morning! Very pretty envelope, thank you
mpontalba rated for Sticker happy mail! on Jun 12, 2018
Comment: Thank you! The envelope and stamp were so lovely and I live the stickers and cards.
Marybean rated for May Birthday Greeting! on Jun 9, 2018
Comment: Thank you for the lovely cat birthday card! I love the cute dinos and washi tape!
Mye rated for Wild about Washi on Jun 9, 2018
Comment: Thanks again Nurul for the lovely washi tape samples! ❤ And thanks for the washi card too 😊
lostinavalon rated for Postage Stamp Bag Swap #32 on Jun 8, 2018
Comment: Thank you!
nannydino rated for CPG Cats & Dogs PCs - Global on Jun 7, 2018
Comment: Hi again Nurul, thank you for the great "blk/wh cat PC...your cats sound lovely: orange tabby cats are one of my favorites. My daughter has a 3 yr old Silvertip Himalayan named Leon and my son has a 1.5 yr old black cat named willow but I call her baby girl ... my own tabby cat died two years ago and I still miss him. He was my best boy :) peace love light
kacka rated for Naked Map PC to 2 Partners #8 on Jun 6, 2018
Comment: thank you i love the card
Response: Yeay! Glad it finally arrived. Sorry it took so long. Thanks so much for the good ratings. When you receive the re-send, take it as gift ya! Have a nice day.
Comment: Hi Nurul thank you for the lovely pink/red washi tape PC, I esp. like the World Children's Day postage stamp.Happy Spring swapping peace love light
Response: Yeay! Glad it finally arrived. Sorry it took so long. Thanks so much for the good ratings. When you receive the re-send, take it as gift ya! Have a nice day.
femamerica13 rated for May Birthday Greeting! on Jun 5, 2018
AnneliesV rated for Send Stamp Bags on Jun 4, 2018
Comment: thank you
yukikumo2005 rated for Blind washi swap - Int'l on Jun 4, 2018
Comment: Dear Nurul, your lovely package just arrived today in my Pobox (I feel happy it made it here in a pretty good time, don't you think?...Other times have been 3 months lol)... First, as usually, love, LOVE the tamps you use to ship the swaps. I have saved some from the past swaps I have been your lucky receiver but had to use them :( So these ones, that are stunning, are coming handy! The stickers are pretty and OMG, the Moshi Postcard is beautiful (so Kawaii if there is such a thing), your note card is super cute and of course, my big favorite among all these goodies is the marvelous Van Gogh Notecard, LOVE IT! Thank you so much for a fantastic swap and the extra PC ♥♥!! I can't wait to be your receiver again ;-) Sending much love!
Response: Yeay! Glad it has arrived and yes, much faster this time! Thanks for your lovely words. I enjoyed putting together the items for you. Happy that you like them and able to use them! Take care ok. Have a great weekend and see you around! Hugs from Malaysia!
widelo123 rated for Naked Map PC #11 on May 31, 2018
Comment: Nurul. thank you for the very interesting map of Sabah, Malaysia. It seem rather strange to me to see wildlife reserves on the map. We do not have anything like that here. We mostly have white tailed deer and they are very small compared to their cousins up North. I think the climate has a lot to do with their size. No, you have not sent this card to me before, so it will be added to my international map collection. Shirley
Response: We have a lot of forest reserves in Malaysia. Reason being, we still have poachers lurking around and inconsiderate and unfortunate deforestation in many areas. People don't care about rules or any penalties, which is extremely sad, That is why we need to put an extra control and have gazetted reserves to protect the wildlife and the forests too! On a cheerful note, thanks for the awesome ratings! Have a great weekend!
Comment: They are beautiful
Comment: Thank you so much for the generous envelope of stamps. I think my favorites are the ones you used to post the envelope!
Comment: Terimah kasih!! Love the envies. Sure gonna use them.
AmookIslandCreations rated for Upcycled Envelopes #2 on May 25, 2018
Comment: Thanks for these wonderful envelopes, the extra and the labels inside! I love the decorations on the outside envelope too! Hope all is well with you and yours! Hugs from Alaska, Sherry

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Barbara on Feb 9, 2018:

What a sweet Year of the Dog postcard. It will have a special folder in my Malaysia stamp album. I treasure your friendship!

Calineczka on Feb 3, 2018:

HEllo Nurul hope all is well with you!? I received your Year of the Dog card today and I was born in a Year of the Dog ❤️ Love it thank you so much, I will write soon ❤️ Xxx

OrigamiGrace on Dec 21, 2017:



Barbara on Sep 24, 2017:

Hi Nurul. Your Buckingham Palace postcard was a big surprise. Such a nice stamp to match the theme too. I hope you had a wonderful time on your girls vacation. Send me some photos too! Blessings and hugs.

dally on Jul 19, 2017:

Thank you for resending "WashiWashi 5" to me! These ones arrived MUCH faster. <3

Calineczka on Jun 17, 2017:

Hi Nurul I just received your package;) thank you so much for all the elephants and the pens you got for me ;) I ♥️ everything! You mentioned you will be sending some stamps , I didn't see any in a envelope hope they didn't get lost ? Lots of love and hugs xxx hope you get mine soon x

Calineczka on Jun 6, 2017:

I can't wait already 😀 as always 💌

thatsjustpenny1 on Jun 3, 2017:

Thank you for my lovely envelopes. I loved them. Thanks

Calineczka on Jun 2, 2017:

Hi Nurul I sent the packet to you hope you like it :)

Barbara on May 31, 2017:

Thank you for the interesting postcard, dear stamp friend. Looks like you had lots to see in Penang. I also like the ASEAN stmp

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