A look at a wonderful English blog from Nao (here Nao’s older entries before 2022) a fellow Postcrossing member from Japan. In the movie “Forrest Gump” the famous quote is: “Life is like a box of chocolates“Today I would like to change it to: “Postcrossing is like a box of chocolates”. It started at the… Read more Nao’s blog – a Postcrossing Connection
Today a short detour into the realm of statistics.The short good news: Poscrossing grows and grows. 🙂 The Postcrossing portal has a wonderful overview of the postcards received (here the link: Postcards statistics).I took the last two months, October and November, and compared it to 2019, the pre-pandemic year (is more realistic).In October the number… Read more Postcrossing grows – Number of postcards October and November 2021
Postcrossing grew by 8.9% in postcards received in April compared to 2019. In April 2021, 453814 received postcards were registered at postcrossing.com. That is an increase of 37,081 postcards or a plus of 8.9% compared to 2019. (source: www.postcrossing.com). The year 2020 is difficult to compare due to the pandemic. Back in April 2020, the… Read more Postcrossing grew by 8.9% in postcards received in April compared to 2019
The current statistics from www.postcrossing.com show for March 2021, 480,837 postcards received. Compared to the pre-pandemic year 2019, it is an increase of approx. 5.1% (457,532 in March 2019). Compared to the COVID-19 year 2020, an increase of 25.3%. The hobby is becoming more and more popular. A great development. Happy postcrossing!
The village of Lover in England had a great idea. The name of the village gave people the idea to design postcards and, above all, a postmark for Valentine’s Day.Lover’s postmark became famous and featured by many media outlets such as the BBC.The village offers everyone the service to send a postcard with the famous… Read more Lover valentine’s day postmark from the village of Lover in the UK