Paper Chase


Nice post here by India Knight at Times Online:

Stationery is romantic, poetic, sensual; techy gadgets are anonymous, anodyne,
soulless. Writing an e-mail is just something you do, perfunctorily and
without much thought. Writing a letter or a card is a careful, considered
act, and one that makes the recipient feel as if they’ve received a tiny
present. Tragically, letter-writing is a dying art, even when it comes to
love letters; it seems people are perfectly content to be wooed by text,
these days. Not me: give me the vellum and the ink, and the lined envelope;
the calling card and the dates written down in the pigskin diary.

Read the full article.

[Thanks Chris!]

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