Handmade postcards, Random posts, sent

Summer is here!

I just want to show you the ice-creams I made, and you can all get one if you want with supporting me on my Patreon site! It’s never too late – I start sending them in July! Hurry up. ๐Ÿ˜€

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Handmade postcards, http://schemas.google.com/blogger/2008/kind#post, Random posts, sent

Do you like ice-cream?

This month I’m announcing the start of summer. In England it doesn’t really seem like summer yet, so I’ll be drawing a lot of ice-creams for you guys.
And the best thing is – you get to color them yourselves!

How cool is that, eh?

You can get one ice-cream card yourself here.

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Germany, postcrossing

Goals in life

Before I start talking about goals in life, what is actually life? When do we know that we live? Does every person live, or some of them just come and go, without ever living?

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We are all born and we all spend our lives here, on Earth. But some of us don’t live their lives. We all pass through the same stages of life, we are all children and we all love to play, and then we just grow up, and we have different aspirations in life, different ideas and opinions, and different goals, of which I’ll speak today.

Does it means that you’ve lived, if you actually live like others tell you? Does it count as living if you never get to do all those stuff that you thought are amazing and special? Do you actually live, if you’re not happy while you’re living?

I don’t think so.

I think a person lives at that moment when he starts achieving his goals. And we all have different goals. Lara, for example, the girl that sent me this postcard, loves bikes and she has a mountain one. But she wants to have a bike that she can actually drive in the city. I want to go and travel the world with my boyfriend, and live in a small cottage around nature and river and a lot of trees and a fireplace in my home, and read lots of books and drink tea. Many people want to have good jobs and families, and live nice, and those are great goals. Some of them want to travel. visit random places, or be popular and earn a lot of money.

And it doesn’t matter what our goals are. What matters in the end, is that we are happy with what we are doing, because then we are happy with our life. Then we truly live. We could live on this planet and do nothing, but where are the benefits of that? Where is the excitement of life and all the adventures we could have? Where is the love, and where is the happiness?

It is all gone, without our goals. ๐Ÿ™‚

postcrossing, Thailand

Always do what you are afraid to do

Ever wondered what you want to achieve the most? Do you know what you want to do in your life? Do you have some idea of how you imagine your perfect life in 10 years? Do you want to find out now? Just think of what scares you. Then you know it’s the thing you want the most. If it terrifies you!

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Postcard – Viewpoint Rin Nai Beach – Koh Phangan – Thailand (TH-221030)

 

Chada send me this card today. It didn’t have much text, but it had a lot of meaning!ย 

ALWAYS DO WHAT YOU ARE AFRAID TO DO !ย 

That made me think what scares me the most. It’s to travel with my love. To go to Koh Phangan for a month, to go to Panama for another month, to go to the Bahamas for a month too and on and on. To don’t have a permanent job, but be excited about freelance work every single day. To listen to people’s memories from different countries and gather stories so I can tell them to my grandchildren. Do stuff that no one ever did before and be happy with so little. Enjoy life and every single moment I spend in a different country. That scares me so much. And that’s why I know it’s the right thing to do.

China, direct swap

Summer Palace – China

 

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Thanks to Dandan, and to the driect swap with him, I got this amazing card from Beijing, China.

It is a card from the long corridor in the Summer Palace, which is found in the 18th century and it is famous for its length (728m) with more than 14000 paintings on it. ย I love how special that sounds, and it is a really hard work, if you think of it. Imagine all the time needed to construct this.

Dandan, I ย am so glad you told me about your first ย baby, which is now 4 months old, I guess? It is so lovely that she brought you so much happiness andย became your angel. I felt the same exact thing when my sister was born. I was 7 years old then, but it was a new change to our life, and she made a huge impact on me. She still does ๐Ÿ˜€

Thank you so much!ย 

~Ivana