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...
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...
Friendships by letter…

Friendships by letter…

Starting Ink Drops has made me think back, nostalgically, to my childhood and youth – before emails, mobile phones and MSN, we communicated by letter. My friends and I wrote letters to each other at all ages, to keep in touch across countries (my best friend...

On handwriting…

Spotted this lovely article  in my peruse of the internet this morning, which nevertheless made me sad in places… “You and I might have received a handwritten letter this week, but most people have not.” So true – and so tragic! One of the things we hope to achieve...