Swap-bot Time: February 19, 2019 9:05 pm


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Last Online: February 19, 2019
Birthday: January 10, 1952
Country: Germany
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About Me

I am back from hospital, trying to finish rating, sorry for the delay. Hello from Germany. I am Inge, 66, married to the nicest man on Earth. We both don't smoke so our home is smoke-free (for those who are allergic) but we have a dog. I was a teacher but am retired. I have two adult kids and a dog. By now I have three grandchildren, Marlene (2010), Lucia (2012) and finally Erik (2015). Marlene is a second grader already and Lucia will start her first school year in August 2018 and she is already very excited. We just bought her school bag for her birthday in April.

I always send my swaps. Sometimes a bit late but I then contact the person I have to send to. The reason is that I can't drive my car at the moment and have to ask the helping hands who come to our house to post my mail. In case you dont get your swap, please contact me, I will resend as soon as possible.

I love to collect small items like buttons, paper napkins, stickers and Ty beanie babies. By now I gave up collecting many things and just stick to postcards. Most beanie babies were sent to Romania with a help tranport. I only kept the bears. I love drinking black tea (Pg tips) , cappucino, and Scotch whisky (not too often though).

I like chocolates (no dark chocolate), I am a fan of "Cadburys Roses". I also like starburst from GB.

I don't like cinamon or vanilla.

My favorite color is red and as flowers I like roses and lilac and hydrangeas.

We love to travel although it is a problem due to my bad health. But I love Sweden and England, Scotland and Wales a lot. Never been to Ireland but I hope that some day...

Favorite Music

I love soul, blues and many "Oldies". Prefer dark women's voices.(Alyson Moyet, Kim Carnes, Anni Lennox etc)

Favorite Movies

Chocolate - The color purple - Sixth Sense

Favorite Television

  • Emercency Room
    • I loved "Roseanne"
    • Dr. House
    • Grey's anatomy
    • Tatort
    • Swedish and British criminal films

Favorite Crafts

I love working with paper, doing cards f.e., cards made of cloth, ATCs. I like: - rubber stamps - vintage ephemera, - stamps . I collect: - postcards - small angels - tiny teddies - pencils.


I like most kinds of postcards, but would like to get them naked ( not in an envelope) and written on.

Nice stamps make me very happy and let me easily give an extra heart.

I love art cards esp. of not so well-known artists, young artists etc., esp. fond of Frida Kahlo and ingapaltser cards.

Map cards are my favorites at the moment but I collect these written and stamped. I would be happy if we can do a private swap for these.

I also like cards showing

  • people (children)

  • vintage portrait of a woman, esp. women with red hair

  • traditional clothing

  • places of special interest

  • cats and dogs

  • but owls and wolves would make my day. (real or drawn)

  • American presidents( and their families) - so far I have Kennedy, Nixon and Obama

  • members of royal families (f.e. England, Sweden, the Netherlands, Spain etc)

I do not like cards showing:

  • dolls

  • masks

  • Dia de los Muertos


Comment: thanks for the lovely Frida card to add to my collection Inga x
MissAlissa rated for WIYM: Ugly/dislike PC Swap #2 on Feb 17, 2019
Comment: Inga! I loved this PC - it's so oddly interesting. I can also see why it's in the ugly/dislike... it feels as though it's out of a book or something. Enjoy your grandkids! Thanks so much.
CzechFriend rated for WIYM: Not My Country Postcard #1 on Feb 13, 2019
Comment: Thanks for the card :-)
Stargazer008 rated for Weirder Than Weird #20 on Feb 10, 2019
Comment: Danke für die "komische" Karte...ziemlich düster & gruselig das Bild. Und jetzt hab einen schicken Sonntag.
spinweaver rated for NYUP Vintage PC #2 on Feb 7, 2019
Comment: Thank you, I enjoyed your post card!
Johanna51 rated for NYUP Foreign Language PC #6 on Jan 21, 2019
Comment: Thank you for your postcard.
KSENiA rated for NYUP Sender's Choice #65 on Jan 14, 2019
Comment: Thank you for the cute postcard. I love it. Sorry for the late rating.
Comment: Thank you so much for the mitten postcard. Happy New Year!
dawnakaulen rated for Black and White #17 on Dec 27, 2018
Comment: Interesting PC, thank you. Have a happy new year!
Hyshu rated for Christmas Postcard Swap~~International on Dec 27, 2018
Comment: Thank you for the great card!
young46356 rated for Black and White #17 on Dec 22, 2018
Comment: Thank you for the card. It looks like a coyote to me but is a sub-species of wolf. Happy Christmas. Rich
Comment: Thank you so much for the amazing package with all the special and varied note cards. It was incredibly generous of you. I think dozens of ❤️ s are in order!
Comment: Thank you for your Unicef card
Comment: Thank you for your wonderful Christmas postcard Frohe Weihnachten
EmilyT rated for AN - Winter Scene on Dec 14, 2018
Comment: Very pretty!
JenniferJo rated for WIYM: LIGHTHOUSE POSTCARD SWAP on Dec 14, 2018
Comment: Thank you for the great postcard!
Comment: Thank You!
Comment: I love this postcard. Thank you very much for sending it to me!
Comment: Thank you for the Winnie-the Pooh postcard. I think many children are not familiar with this classic story.
Eclectonote rated for NYUP Sender's Choice #65 on Dec 1, 2018
Comment: Delightful postcard of the flying horse drawn sleigh, and the Peanuts stamps is so charming as well!

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eel on Jan 10, 2017:

Grattis på födelsedagen!

Happy Birthday, Inga! 🎂🎉


CrystalZ on Oct 23, 2016:

I came home on on Friday to a wonderful package of happiness from you...I have to say that it really made my week & weekend! Thank you so much for all the goodies you sent to me...I can tell that you hand picked everything you sent esepcially for me, based on my likes :) It is so much appreciated and I am looking forward to using everything you sent me in my future projects and happy mail! Thank you for your thoughtfulness!

tigerlily2110 on Aug 22, 2016:

Adult Colouring Uncoloured Postcard.

Can you let me know if swap has arrived, left you a message on 19th, but it is unread. Sent card on 9th August. On holiday after 24th, so would like to sort this out before if possible.


Lonestarchild on Jul 4, 2016:

Your second set of postcards arrived today -- the F words. You really didn't have to resend but I appreciate it very much! Thank you! (WIYM PC Scavenger Hunt -- F)

ladyrn on Aug 18, 2015:

Thanks for answering my questions in the swap "3 questions on 3 pc's to 3 partners." Great answers and have a wonderful week.

missstamper on Jan 2, 2014:

Happy Birthday from one January 10th birthday gal to another!

malgosya on Oct 15, 2013:

Dear Inge! These postcards I received, just magical! Thank you very much! I do not think they are so cute! And thank you so much for the fairy card! I want to give you thousands of hearts ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥

KarlaKC on Oct 6, 2013:

Thank you, Inga, for joining my swap Fall/Autumn Postcard Swap - Int'l!

kerrydwynn on May 1, 2013:

Congratulations on your 1000 hearts!

HayalperesT on Apr 15, 2013:

Thank you so much for WÄ°TCH postcards! :) I am so happy for them! Thank you for the one with owl. I've got the same of it but I can use it for a swap. Thank you so much :D <3

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