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Things in the post. Letters. Travelling Notebooks.

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Snail Mail happenings - when and where.

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Somewhere to discuss paper, pens, inks and other tools for snail mail (includes typewriters)

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A place to talk about snail mail and the world of correspondence.

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SnailMail scavenger hunt - challenges announced here, and threads for your found pictures

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Keep up to date with postal news, postage rates, postal services, and stamps for postage.

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josenb: Hey everyone, am new here. i would like to have real letter friends. I like writing real letters. I love them, they seem to me more meaningful and more personal. Apr 24, 2024 17:15:17 GMT
ginny: Welcome, - feel free to tell us a bit more about yourself in the 'Introductions' section and join into the conversations on here - that will make it easier for you to 'meet' people :wave1: Apr 24, 2024 20:02:50 GMT
josenb: Hey ginny and others, am Joseph. I am 29 years old. Besides writing letters, i love music, sports, nature, animals, new cultures. I am primary teacher. I will be happy if i get friends to exchange letters. I come from Uganda. See you soon. Apr 28, 2024 9:25:44 GMT
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Mia: Is anyone else going to put in a late-ish set of 5 Questions for May? May 13, 2024 23:16:26 GMT
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Mia: milk bottle museum in Malvern? May 18, 2024 20:50:28 GMT
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radellaf: Diamine Inkvent 2023 (purple) 50mL up on the UK site. Tempted to buy 6-10 of them. Jun 3, 2024 12:58:01 GMT
distractedmom: Which ones are you tempted by, ? Jun 5, 2024 23:04:27 GMT
Rouge: Hi ! Just a few days ago, I've seen some Herbin's Ink bottles, in my favorite stationary shop. I really liked the Vert de Gris and Vert Empire colors, and I went from "How can I choose between them ?" to "Why should I have to choose anyway ?" Jun 12, 2024 15:06:00 GMT
Rouge: So I got both. Jun 12, 2024 15:06:30 GMT
radellaf: Fireside and (another teal?) Velvet Emerald. I ordered Cashmere Rose, Early Dusk, Jacaranda, Walnut, Weeping Willow as well; I think that's all the colors with no added particles. Jun 14, 2024 21:58:39 GMT
radellaf: Vert de Gris and Rouge Grenat may be my favorite Herbins. Jun 14, 2024 21:59:59 GMT
distractedmom: I like the way you think, Jun 17, 2024 15:20:02 GMT *
distractedmom: I have a shipment from Birmingham pens arriving today. I can’t resist an ink with a good name. I love the Megalodon. Jun 17, 2024 15:21:32 GMT
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radellaf: I have so many of theirs partly for the names. I've passed up their last four bundles to save for the Diamines. Jun 18, 2024 23:19:55 GMT
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