Swap-bot Time: January 26, 2020 3:02 am


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Last Online: January 17, 2020
Birthday: January 10, 1952
Country: Germany
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About Me

June 30th, I am still in hospital. New date for coming home is July 5th. Was very weak, had to learn to walk again. Did 5metres last Friday. Yippieh!!! I am in Hospital again, I had water in my lungs and a pneumonia on top. Lost 22 litres by now. I will try to send as many cards as I can from here ( will have to stay till the 26th). You may not get a card that fits the topic but I will resend when I get home. Please pray for me. Danke!

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: Vielen lieben Dank für die schöne Karte von Berlin und alles Gute nachträglich zur Rosenhochzeit!!
StargazerHM rated for Postcards - Focus On: Women #5 on Nov 7, 2019
KSENiA rated for NYUP: Scattergories PC Swap - E on Nov 2, 2019
Comment: Sorry for the late rating. I found quite a lot of unrated mail behind my desk. No idea how or when it fall there. Thank you for the cute postcard.
DanielaF rated for birds in postcards on Nov 2, 2019
Comment: thank you for amazing bird stamp.
robinjeree rated for Postcards - Focus On: Women #5 on Oct 30, 2019
Comment: Hi Inga, this is such a beautiful postcard, and the stamps too. Thank you for choosing it for me, I love the ornate background. I was actually reading about the Wiener Werkstatte--I think Klimt was involved?
veronicallama rated for NYUP Oversized PC #3 on Oct 30, 2019
Comment: I really like this postcard. Thanks!
camelsamba rated for NYUP Oversized PC #3 on Oct 28, 2019
Comment: this is one of the most fun postcards i've received in ages - thanks!
banjobraids rated for Artsy Fartsy #20 on Oct 28, 2019
Comment: Apple paper, that is so cool! I knew it was Durer right away, he is one of my favorites. Thank you Inge! Hope you are home now, feeling better. :):):)
banjobraids rated for Black and White #19 on Oct 26, 2019
Comment: What a beautiful Frida! Thank you so much, I adore it. I was recently looking at this photo of her that this drawing was based on. She was just so wonderful. She is on of my heros. I hope you are doing better. Thank you for sending even from the hospital! Sending you healing thoughts. :):):)
SeleneW rated for NYUP Sender's Choice #78 on Oct 19, 2019
Comment: Thank you so much for all the postcards. I love the notecard with the adorable mice barely hanging on. I hope you feel much better soon. <3 <3 <3
Comment: Thanks!
spinweaver rated for Black and White #19 on Oct 16, 2019
Comment: I enjoyed this card a lot- the ladies like birds on a wire LOL . Thank you
rosealu02 rated for birds in postcards on Oct 11, 2019
Comment: Hello Inge, thank you very much for your postcard which is very beautiful. I wish you to recover and have many positive things in your life. Let me send you a sweet thought of France Friendships Elise
Comment: Dear Inga, Thank you for the lovely assortment of cards! They are all excellent but I love the Frida one the best. Thanks so much. xo
Comment: Thank you for the notecards and extras. I hope you're getting better. Take care ❤
CHOWEFACE rated for 3D Postcard Swap on Jul 11, 2019
Comment: update: I finally received the 3D card but unfortunately, it was sent very late so it didn't meet swap requirements. I hope you are feeling better though!
Response: I was in hospital for six weeks, so, sorry, I could not send earlier.
Comment: Thank you for the card of the Wartburg. I like the vintage card! I wish you all the best in hospital, and later back home 🍀💐
Response: Thank you,I am finally at home after six weeks and trying to gain strength.
Comment: Hi, thanks for the cute kitty card. I hope you are home from the hospital by now. Rich
Response: Thank you, I am finally at home after six weeks.
fairylover rated for Bit of history PC #9 on May 28, 2019
Comment: Thanks a lot for the nice postcard!
dvmac rated for Not Your Usual PCs in an Envie #17 on May 28, 2019
Comment: Hi Inge. Thank you for the postcards. I like every one of them. And the Klimt note card was a nice bonus! Happy Spring!

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newrule on Aug 8, 2019:

Hello Inga! Thanks so much for sending me the extra postcards! You didn't have to you know. Loved the cards though. Sorry to hear you were sick. Hope you are much better now. Do take care ok! Hugs from Malaysia!

MelbourneGirl on Jul 5, 2019:

Hello Inga ❤️ We hope you get well soon x <3 Yvonne and jeana

MissPaula on Jul 2, 2019:

bluehairedmary on Jul 1, 2019:

I'm sorry you've not been well! I've enjoyed swapping with you these last few years and do hope your health improves! Take care of yourself and don't feel stressed by a few individuals. So many of us have you in their thoughts!

jamicam on Jun 30, 2019:


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.

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