Pippi Långstrump (Pippi Longstocking) from Sweden :D

My very first Pippi Långstrump postcard ever! :D Received via Postcrossing private swap on 23 March 2013.

Thanks a lot for introducing Pippi Långstrump to me Karima!! :D

I love this postcard in which Pippi Långstrump is writing a letter using a fountain pen. >_<

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Swedish stamps. :D What does EKONOMIBREV mean? @@ Something to do with economy?

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Here’s a brief introduction about Pippi Långstrump from wiki:

Pippi Longstocking (Swedish: Pippi Långstrump) is a fictional character in a series of children’s books by Swedish author Astrid Lindgren.

Nine-year-old Pippi is unconventional, assertive, and has superhuman strength, being able to lift her horse one-handed without difficulty. She frequently mocks and dupes adults she encounters, an attitude likely to appeal to young readers; however, Pippi usually reserves her worst behavior for the most pompous and condescending of adults. Pippi’s anger is reserved for the most extreme cases, such as when a man ill-treats her horse.

Like Peter Pan, Pippi does not want to grow up. She is the daughter of a buccaneer captain and as such has adventurous stories to tell. She has four best friends, two animals (her horse and a monkey) and two humans, the neighbor’s children Tommy and Annika.

I already like her a lot! :D

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Thanks a lot Karima! :D


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