Monday, 9 February 2015

Transportation

When you open your mailbox, what do you find? Bills? Unwanted advertising flyers? Junk Mail and special offers that you'll never use? If your answer is "All of the above", perhaps you should try Postcrossing.

I've been a member of Postcrossing for two years now. It's a means of finding something a little more exciting in the mailbox, and also connecting with people in parts of the world that I'll probably never get the chance to visit. You can find out more from the Postcrossing symbol on my sidebar.

Currently there are more than 535,000 Postcrossers in 215 countries, all exchanging colourful postcards and messages. Every time one of my postcards is received and registered on the Postcrossing site, someone, somewhere, sends me a postcard, and then I am given another address, and another card from me is on it's way. It's as simple as that! The only costs are the cards and the stamps.

My 2015 theme for cards is TRANSPORTATION.... and look how many I've received in just a few weeks. However, I appreciate all the cards I get, they don't have to fit the theme.


L-R: USCGC Eagle from Erin in USA; a bicycle made for two from Emelie in Sweden; Streetcar from Tanya in Russia; abandoned rusting International Harvester truck from Megan in USA; Cable car in Prague from Marketa in Czech Rupublic; and in the middle, Mickey flying around the world from Xevi in Spain.

Let's keep the Post Office busy!

6 comments:

Anvilcloud said...

Kind of looks like fun. A bunch of us bloggers did that a number of years ago. I mean we exchanged postcards.

Lady Lilith said...

Lol. That looks like such fun.

Ginny said...

These are so cool! I love the hot air balloon and the train at night, they are so lovely! I have another good blog friend who lives in Sweden. And she does Postcrossing. She gets amazing cards in the mail. I will just have to do it!

Wendy said...

OMG - that looks really fun! Thanks for posting this and I will get on it right away.
Would be nice to send out some colourful postcards and receive some in the cold, dark winter. LOL.

EG CameraGirl said...

I like the idea!

madretz said...

I've loved this idea ever since you first talked about it. I'm not sure why I haven't started doing it yet.