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LaureAndLucky

LaureAndLucky
Date Joined: December 19, 2022
Last Online: April 22, 2024
Birthday: February 16, 1994
Country: France

Bonjour,

/!\ Important update ! /!\ Due to current uncontrollable circumstances I have to take a break from SB, I will send everything I have to send but there will be dead lines passed, I’m so so so sorry for the inconvenience ! Trust me, if I could I would send everything in time and wouldn’t take a break … You know, life really sucks sometimes ! I will also rate everything asap when received, please bear with me, and again I’m so sorry for the inconvenience ! I hope I’ll be back soon ! Take care ❤️

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My name is Laure, I am a caregiver, working in a nursing home specialized for people with Alzheimer and other senile dementias. And I love my job ! If you work in a social/ medical field, I’d like to know what made you choose this path and what you like/hate about it !

I live in Marseille, south of France, with my rescued dog, Lucky, a 9 years old English setter (his estimated birthday is 12 march 2015) . I’m originally from Switzerland and I absolutely love cows (of course I love all animals as well).

I love sending / receiving postcards and letters since forever ! I am on Postcrossing of course, and the limitations there are so frustrating ! I want to send more and receive more mail !

My dad recently passed away (cancer, I’m 100% ok talking about it if it’s something you’d like to discuss) and was a huge postcard collector, so now I have way too many postcards waiting to be sent all over the world and I absolutely can’t restrain myself from buying every postcards I see so the collection is growing ! I need to send everything !

When I don’t work, I spend my time walking my dog and exploring the world with him, he loves to hunt butterflies (don’t worry he never catches any) and he’s the best at cuddles and being dumb cute. I adopted him in September 2021 so he was already almost 7 years old and i have no idea what was his life before his rescue. But it must haven’t been lots of fun.

If you have or used to have a pet, please tell me everything about it ! I love stories of connection between humans and animals so much.

My mother in law is a big stamps collector so I give her every stamps I get on enveloppes for her birthday & for Christmas and she is always so happy (she lost her collection a few year ago in an inundation). She’s the cutest.

I collect washi samples so I’m always happy to see them as extras ! I try to fill a big journal with every washi tapes ever (yes this is impossible but it doesn’t matter !)

Likes

  • Animals, especially cows and dogs, but I love them all really (not a big fan of birds tho, except howls and little birds such as robin) (PS: I do not count farm birds as birds, so yes I love chickens, peacocks, turkey, pigeons and all these !)

  • Botanical, I love plants as well, not only flowers but everything from trees to vegetables, favorite flowers are edelweiss and pansy

  • Calligraphy, I like looking at your beautiful writings, but I’m bad at it lol

  • Death, ok that sounds weird, but I’m interested in it’s representation through the years and cultures

  • English Setters, of course my favorite dog breed !

  • Fall is my favorite season, so anything related

  • Green and Blue (and everything in between) are my favorite colors, I also like purple and silver

  • History, true historical events or totally fictional tales, I love both !

  • Insects, especially butterflies, but I kinda like them all (in pictures and drawings ! I’m scared to death of real life centipedes)

  • Just postcards, my first snail mail love

  • Kamchatka (random but I needed a k and this place is so beautifully stunning)

  • Letter paper, latest stationery addiction, but I love a beautiful letter paper and it’s not that easy to find (especially with assorted envelopes)

  • Medical stuff, anatomy, human and animal, especially comparative anatomy

  • Nature, especially mountain and sea

  • Old things, whatever how old, from prehistoric to yesterday

  • Polaroids and analog photography

  • Questions ! Please don’t hesitate to ask me anything, I’m really open minded and will be glad to answer !

  • Russian things, I’ve been studying Russian for a while now and start understanding and being able to read easy sentences, I love all former Soviet countries as well and hope to go visit some days (I know it may sound weird due to current events, but I’ve had this interest ever since I was a child, no idea why)

  • Stickers, I’m addicted to stickers omg, this is a serious addiction problem, I also like washi tapes

  • Taxidermy and other bizarre things you could find in a Cabinet of curiosity

  • Tea, I love tea ! My favorites ’green and blue tea, but I drink black and white tea as well and love herbal infusions ! Nothing too artificial tho, and I have a irrational disgust for rooibos

  • Utopies, I wish the world was a safe space for everyone

  • Veggies, I’m mostly an herbivore, I only hunt mushrooms and always bring zucchinis and eggplants when I’m invited to a BBQ

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Please,

let me know if you have any problem with my swaps, I will be glad to resent to you and will never rate anything other than 5 without discussing it first with the person. Please do the same.

Post service in France is SO SLOW even a snail would be more fast ! And we have so many strikes and protest all the time here (especially February / March / April / May 2023, …), let’s just be patient !

Thank you so much for reading all this ! See you soon in my mailbox ! Have a beautiful day !

Bonne journée !

Ratings

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Comment: Thank you!! Only Yesterday is one of my favorite movies too!! And how perfect it’s happy & healthy! Another perfect postcard, nice job! 😃
Lolle rated for Ugly PC Swap #80.5 on Apr 19, 2024
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Comment: Thank you Laure! It's always fun receiving mail from you. The way you decorate your pc's turns every boring one into something fun. Happy weekend, Carola ✨
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Comment: Thank you for all the wonderful postcards. Descartes is great!
Mystyne rated for CPG:HMPC:🔍Scavenger Hunt #8🌸 on Apr 17, 2024
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Comment: Thank you. You're "failed" postcard is lovely. It is too bad the ink disappeared on the receipt.
Stickerz78 rated for Boy Power on Apr 17, 2024
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Comment: Thank you! I love the randomness of the "whatever boys". Great cards. :) Also loved the wax seal on the envelope! Classy!
debbiespoms rated for WIYM: NAKED MAP POST #2 on Apr 17, 2024
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Comment: Thanks so much Laure, for your nice note & for the map card of Yellowstone National Park. I love this map card with all the different animals on it and I don't have this one!
dmwcheng rated for 4 Washi Tapes: foil design on Apr 17, 2024
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Comment: I love everything you put into this. Thank you!!!
susieq11 rated for BABY ANIMAL Postcard on Apr 16, 2024
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Comment: Thanks for the baby goat postcard - I love his expression! Adorable Thanks a lot for joining my swap! : )
jessiedau rated for Surprise postcard swap #23 on Apr 16, 2024
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Comment: Thanks for the great postcard!!!
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Comment: Thank you for the interesting cards, regards, Richard Young
Pikkis rated for EU Profile-Based Happy Mail #3 on Apr 16, 2024
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Comment: Thank you so much for the lovely happy mail :)! No need to worry at all, you sent me the nicest things; tea, playing cards, old book pages. I definitely will have use for them and loved also the beautiful wax seal on the envelope.
Vickyen rated for PTG: Pick one postcard on Apr 15, 2024
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Comment: Hi Laure! Love the water pc! I am a tad jealous of your travels to London and all the pcs you purchased! I can so me getting that many pcs as well! LOL! Were they inexpensive? I only purchase inexpensive as I like to have tons to share! LOL! All the best! Hugs and Happy Swapping! ;)
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Comment: Thank you so very much for the lovely postcards and the extra goodies ❤️❤️❤️❤️
SkaGirl rated for Postcard Surprise #21 on Apr 13, 2024
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Comment: I love the postcards, thank you! :)
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Comment: Hello! Thank you for the beautiful postcard!-Kimi
kiyasu rated for WIYM; IT FLIES NAKED POSTCARD SWAP #3 on Apr 12, 2024
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Comment: Hi!!! So, I received another mail from you today on Friday the 12th of March, which is so interesting to receive something from you the day after I received almost nothing from you yesterday. The postmark date says "25635A-02 LA POSTE" and "16-03-24 . PR FRANCE." Anyway, thanks for the postcard. For some reason, I probably didn't think you were in WIYM (or maybe I did but forgot), and I probably kept thinking you have yet another piece of mail coming to me soon (which I think you have one coming to me maybe soon). And I probably kept thinking that I would receive this WIYM swap's postcard from the United States, so it was interesting it turns out to be you XD I look forward to your next piece of mail! XD ~Kiyasu (UPDATE: Whoops, I wrote "March" instead of "April." But on your postcard you wrote "11 MAR 2024" with the cloud and 8 degrees Celsius... so maybe that's part of what made me type "March.")
Lisserz rated for Three Postcards in an Envelope #10P on Apr 11, 2024
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Comment: Thank you very much for all the postcards.
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Comment: Well hello there Laure. aren't we just the partners lately, ha! 😀 But I love it though! TYSM for the book PC and your list answers for Books you haven't finished yet. Guess you do have quite list of them. I wish luck in getting them all read. 😀 I only read two at a time. Otherwise I drive myself bonkers with so many, Ha!
BusyB rated for PTG: Multiple Colors PC on Apr 11, 2024
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Comment: Hi Laure! Thank you for the great blue postcard and all the cute pens used and decorations on back! We just walked to the curb with our waste bins and checked the mailbox. This was the only mail in our box. Sending you a pm also. :)
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Comment: Oh wow, turns out I didn't receive nothing from you for this swap! I kind of did wonder a bit if your mail got lost or not, so it's so interesting it did arrive today and I didn't receive nothing from you. I hope you enjoyed that week of nothing you were talking about for March, and thanks for the nice surprise! :D I think, you might have another mail coming to me for another swap... it's funny it feels like I keep on getting you as my sender for some swaps or something. Oh yeah, and the postmark detail of your envelope says "4-3" and "2024." Thanks for the mail day made possible because of your mail; if you hadn't sent this, today I would have actually received nothing in my mailbox today :( ~Kiyasu

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Comments

MuggleMom on Mar 24, 2024:

Our bdays are one day apart! No wonder we are both so funny!!

xx

MuggleMom

Rainydancer on Feb 24, 2024:

Welcome to Sunshine Swaps!

chimerix on Nov 16, 2023:

I just got your original bloody PC for the Funny sh!t swap. Thank you for sending it to me. It is great! Aloha

scrappermama on Nov 14, 2023:

TY very much for the re-send of ravens & crows. You really didn't need to do that BUT it is much appreciated! Happy holidays friend!!

shiggy on Apr 3, 2023:

Partner Based Profile Deco ❤️

Have a lovely day!

llamamail on Apr 2, 2023:

Hi Laure, this is for the swap Partner Based Profile Deco 🥳
I've never seen edelweiss flowers in nature but they always remind me of Sound of Music 🎶💖
Wishing you a happy spring! 🌸
Marta

blue butterflies

two cows dancing

edelweiss

polaroids

ElisaMarcuz on Mar 31, 2023:

Partner Based Profile Deco ❤️

ElisaMarcuz

i hope you like these images!!

Elisa

Ace330660 on Mar 26, 2023:

"Thanks for swapping"

mchesser12 on Mar 23, 2023:

3rd picture... sorry, I hit "leave comment" too quickly

mchesser12 on Mar 23, 2023:

for: International Waffle Day Profile Deco

I am a purist when it comes to waffle toppings - just syrup. If I was to add any toppings, my top two choices are strawberries and cooked apples. My dad makes the BEST waffles and, as an adult, I still ask for him to make them.

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