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Wednesday, 31 December 2014

Wordless Wednesday: Lighthouses of Malaysia (Series 2)

'Wordless Wednesday: Postcard' is recording all the postcards that I had bought from time to time for exchange purpose.

Throughout Peninsular Malaysia's 2,068 kilometers of coastline, there are 11 lighthouses operating to provide guidance for navigation. According to the Marine Department of Malaysia, a lighthouse is defined as " a permanent structure constructed on a prominent location, with a light at the top to provide guidance for navigation, and a building to accommodate supporting equipment and living spaces." The lighthouses are managed by the Marine Department of Malaysia and supported by the Light Deus Board.

I purchased this series of postcard in Pos office by 1 set RM 4.00.

(Source: Pos Malaysia

One Fathom Bank, Selangor

It is actually the 4th lighthouse to be built in the vicinity of the sandbank. Completed in 1998. 

Pulau Angsa, Selangor

It is located on a small island by the same name about 40 km northwest of Port Klang. Built in 1887.

Fort Cornwallis, Pulau Pinang

Established in 1882, it initially comprised of a tall mast with a signal beacon at the top.

Pulau Rimau, Pulau Pinang

It is located on a small island on the southeast corner of Penang island, off the coast of Permatang Damar Laut and built by the British in 1885.

Tuesday, 30 December 2014

Featured in See Hua Daily News 2014

See Hua Daily News

In May 2014, I had been asked by my reporter friend that she would like to write about postcard article especially Postcrossing as she knew that I am postcard collector so she hope that I can sharing my experiences with she. We communicated by massage as she lives in Kota Kinabalu.

As I was shy so I did not give my own picture to her although she request for a picture of me and postcard. Haha..  Lastly, she was so clever that put the illustration of me that she found out at my postcard album. This can be accepted by me as it is not so obvious. Haha..

As on newspaper just has an illustration of me and I thought that nobody will know it. Who know, one of my friends know about it and told me. Seem like the illustration really look like me. Haha..

After few days, she did inform me to buy a newspaper to see it. It is very amazing to see my postcard story on newspaper. The writing of my reporter friend is good.

For those who can read Chinese can read the story which as below:-








后记 ‘明信片小知识’ 



For those who cannot read Chinese, I will make a small explanation about Postcrossing.

Postcrossing is a project that allows anyone to receive postcard (real ones, not electronic) from random places in the world.

How does it work?
1. Request an address from the website
2. Mail the postcard to the address
3. Wait to receive a postcard
4. Register the received postcard in the system

To know more about Postcrossing, you can click here to read it.

When sending postcard, you must remember to write down the Postcard ID on the postcard so that the recipient can register your postcard when he/she receive it. When register the Postcard ID, if he/she cannot find your Postcard ID, he/she can ask for help to let the Postcrossing Team to help search the Postcard ID by write down all the information that can get from postcard.

Every Postcrosser has own received postcard picture gallery that may upload by you (after receiving the postcard) or Sender (before send out the postcard). You even can favorite other Postcrosser’s postcard picture that will automatically save in your “Favorite” as a guideline for sender before send a postcard to you.

In Postcrossing, it has statistics for your postcard received and sent. Below is my own postcard statistics:-

It looks fun right? Let Postcrossing!

Monday, 29 December 2014

Christmas 2014: Letter from Santa Claus Canada

28th November 2014

The address of Santa Claus Canada is so cute as it has “HoHoHo” in his address.

The stamp on letter is printed with picture of Santa Claus. 

The letter that using was made from recycled materials. At the back of letter has written “Brought to you by volunteers at Canada Post”. You see, how sweet of staff in Canada Post!

Inside of envelope just has a piece of printed letter. I saw other people even get a maple leaf. Look like I need to request a maple leaf by next year. Haha..

Thanks Santa Claus!

Saturday, 27 December 2014

Christmas 2014: Letter from Santa Claus Germany (Postcode 16798)

28th November 2014

I found out that mostly reply letter from Santa Claus Germany have a letter with printed postcard.

The postmark is nice with real Santa Claus picture’s stamp.

The back of letter also has beautiful illustration.

Although will get printed postcard from any Santa Claus in Germany, I found out that the picture of postcard is different. 

Last was the printed letter to me. You can click the image to read the letter.

Thanks Santa Claus!

Friday, 26 December 2014

Christmas 2014: Letter from Santa Claus Germany (Postcode 99706?)

13th November 2014

I had sent many postcards to Santa Claus in different places of Germany so you will see lots of reply letters from Germany in coming post.

Inside of envelope have Christmas postcards. 

Some postcards need you to color it before send out as it is in black and white.

At the back of one postcard has making Gold Star tutorial.

Last was the printed letter from Santa Claus that in English. The illustration of letter is so cute!

Thanks Santa Claus!

Thursday, 25 December 2014

My Drawing Postcard: Merry Christmas 2014

At first, I did not think that I will draw a Christmas postcard for exchange purpose but I had joined for a Christmas Postcard Exchange activity that the receiver wish to get a handmade postcard so from that time, I try to figure out the idea.

I had online search for the drawing of Santa Claus and found the easy drawing to draw on my postcard.

Like usual will sketch by pencils.

After that, will followed by black pen and ease the pencil’s mark.

It’s time for coloring which I using watercolor marker as I did not has good skill in handle watercolor so watercolor marker is easy.

That all for my drawing postcard and I was very satisfied with my drawing which is so cute. Haha..Praise myself.. Hope the receiver will like it.

Merry Christmas !!!

Wednesday, 24 December 2014

Wordless Wednesday: Jay Chou Song @ 给我一首歌的时间-周杰伦歌词

'Wordless Wednesday: Postcard' is recording all the postcards that I had bought from time to time for exchange purpose.

If you are Jay Chou fans then you will know all of the songs that in this series of postcard.

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