Hardly anyone sends postcards any more, do they? You and your friends probably just put pictures on Instagram. This year I only got one postcard, and here it is
Then you had to remember to post them , so that they would arrive before you got home.
I used to envy friends who had to write 'ANGLETERRE' or 'INGHILTERRA' because they were somewhere properly abroad. We were in North Wales, only a hundred miles from home, but still it was fun having to write ENGLAND.