An envelope of snippets part 17

An envelope of snippets part 17

Done your clothes, books, paperwork, komondo and sentimental items? Don’t forget to apply Marie Kondo in your office! Valentine’s Day reminded us about the Bridegroom Oak. Thinking about booking a holiday? Science has figured out how long your break needs...
It’s not about the biscuits

It’s not about the biscuits

It’s not about the biscuits.Sorry. It doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy them but they are sort of, kind of beside the point. While Carla and I were planning #loverealletters for January we thought we would post a biscuit recipe today. We enthused about...
The joy of the penpal

The joy of the penpal

The Penpal! I had loads of them as a teen in the late 80s and early 90s. Letter writing was the way to stay in touch with friends that it was just impossible to meet up with. So there were new friends from a regional Guide camp (who lived just the wrong side of the...
Why walking is best for letter writers

Why walking is best for letter writers

It seems that days all too often require one to get in a car or on the bus to go and spend time doing something useful and productive. Now it’s lovely to spend a day being usefully busy. To lose yourself in the flow of activity and enjoy a glow of satisfaction...

A letter to myself

Way back in May, Ink Drops took our typewriters along to the Make Me Joyful letter writing salon. While I was there I wrote several letters. Mainly to friends offering thanks for their friendship, sunny thoughts and support during tricky times ahead. I also wrote...