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What is Mail Tag?

What is Mail Tag?

If you’re new to snail mail, you may have come across the term ‘Mail Tag’ and wondered what on earth it means. Put simply, Mail Tag is a game played by pen pals in their letters, which emulates the school playground game of Tag. One pen pal ‘tags’ another by…
Journal ideas to help you tackle anxiety

Journal ideas to help you tackle anxiety

Anxiety is a normal part of life that is brought on by periods of high stress, however it is possible for anxiety to present itself without a clear ‘reason’ and for it to persist for an unknown and often lengthy period of time. This is problematic and unpleasant for the…
History of the greetings card

History of the greetings card

Greetings cards are a convenient and affordable way to show someone that you are thinking of them, whether you send one through the mail to a far-away friend or family member, or hand it over in person at a birthday party or other celebration. They’re fairly small and light, easy…
Meet the brand: Kaweco

Meet the brand: Kaweco

Kaweco dates back to Heidelberg in 1883 when it was originally founded as the Heidelberger Federhalterfabrik (Heidelberg Dip Pen Factory) manufacturing wooden dip pens with golden nibs that were imported from Morton in New York. In 1908 the company patented its first safety fountain pen, a significant development in the…
How to write & use a bucket list

How to write & use a bucket list

A bucket list is essentially a list of things you’d like to do in your lifetime. This can include activities, events and places you’d like to visit, people you’d like to meet, skills you’d like to learn, and more. Your bucket list is personal to you and reflects your life’s…
4 reasons you will love Postcrossing

4 reasons you will love Postcrossing

Postcrossing has become quite well-known I think, but if you’ve not heard of it until now, it is an online project which involves the sending and receiving of postcards around the world. I only signed up recently, but I am hooked! If you love letter-writing, snail mail, and learning about…
How to journal with your child

How to journal with your child

When your children are young, it is often easy to build a connection with them as it is more about physical actions — you feed them, tickle them, and play with them, and they love it. However, as children get older, that connection can be harder to maintain — especially…