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a postcard a day

doing a month of letters (and documenting it) was another thing on my latest 101 list… and last april, i’ve done it! :)

the experience went really well. there’s plenty to celebrate and be thankful for in the world, and it’s nice to stop for a few minutes and think about that — and then put those thoughts into words and send them out. i’ve written at home and in-between places, on cars and planes and trains, early in the morning and late at night, to friends and strangers… somehow, i managed to keep it up, always taking photos of the result.

and then, the 30th day suddenly came, and i just kept writing — turns out, there’s plenty more to say! today marks the 70th day of writing one letter or postcard a day. honestly i’m not sure how far i’ll take it… we’ll just have to see what happens! :)

lettermonth, round 4!

it’s february, which means, it’s time to put my stationery stash to good use and send some postcards and letters! :)

so if you’d like to get a piece of handwritten mail from me, leave a comment below (and your address on my postable, if i don’t have it yet). i’m working through my list of “usuals”, but there’s always space for new friends. let me know!

month of letters, round 3!

february starts tomorrow, and i’ve decided this is the year i finish the month of letters challenge, for a change! :)

so if you’d like a letter or postcard from me, leave a comment below — and drop your address on my postable, if i don’t have it yet. i already have a list of my usual suspects, but i’m always up to sending mail to other nice people out there… it’ll be my pleasure! :)

a month of letters


in order to complete the letter-writing part of my 101 list, i’ve decided to join the month of letters challenge this coming february. i’m pretty sure i would have no problem acing it just with postcrossing cards… but i really want to try and write more letters!

i’m planning to send them mostly to friends, but i’m still short on recipients – so if you’d like to be included, just leave a comment below! i’d be happy to send you a letter :)

to mr cheng

a cool project that tests the limits of postal workers’ patience, one strange object at a time.
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check the interview with the artist on wired magazine for some more insight on the project. a small preview:

Wired.com: You have previously published books of letters, for example one where you sent letters with odd ideas to authorities, like asking a Swedish municipality if it could host a North American Indian tribe. Why are you so fascinated by letters?
Ericson: Sending things is a fun way to communicate, and I love the seriousness in letters. I mean, you would never receive a lawsuit by e-mail. There is something about letters, especially nowadays when they are getting more and more rare, and we’re communicating in other ways instead.