The great (and soon to be lost) art of letter writing

Letters – those old-fashioned, often handwritten, paper-consuming artefacts sent in envelopes – suffered a setback with the invention of e-mail. Many people no longer write letters and certainly not at length. Instead, they digitally input. And such is today’s information overload that brevity has become the soul of attention. Continue reading The great (and soon to be lost) art of letter writing

The lost art of letter-writing

The demise of hand-written letters and real greetings cards is to be lamented. E-mails and e-cards are just not the same and the sight of familiar handwriting (legible or not) can be uplifting. A joy, therefore, to find a blog that unites the old and the new by collecting remnants of a vanishing age and republishing them digitally. Continue reading The lost art of letter-writing