Today’s chat with Jim Mora on Critical Mass began with a look at a modern twist on old methods of mail with a modern twist.
Snail mail my email is an interactive art project which:
. . . seeks to both share the warm-fuzzy feeling of receiving a personalized letter as well as inspire people to send their own snail mail. Anyone with internet access can partake by simply sending an email, after which the very same message will be handwritten and physically mailed to the chosen recipient anywhere in the world, completely free of charge.
Hat Tip for that to Bel at Craft is the New Black
Telegram Stop – (which I blogged on a couple of weeks ago) is a 21st century attempt to bring back the romance and excitement of telegrams.
Apropos of that Jim had found ten famous telegrams.
Moving from written communication to oral we finished with why it’s smart to be bilingual.
There’s a certain slant of light – Craft is the New Black’s ode to winter.
I guess that means I also need to take my computer – Laughy Kate shares a gift from her mother.
The worm – Skeptic Lawyer finds a canker at the heart of political society.
Now this is what I call inspirational Not PC – mixes fine art and fine words. While thereanyone who’s every practised work avoidance will relate to Procrastination.
Nine and a bit months – if Julie’s experience at The Hand Mirror was that of most women there’d be a lot more one-child families.
A new literary genre – Quote Unquote on reading matter for the more mature.
Feliciy Ferret – Quote Unquote disects a media rodent – prompting Cactus Kate to Bow to the Master.
I guess we’ll never know then – Something Should Go Here on the worst thing about censorship
Return of the Wowser – Bowalley Road diagnoses the alcohol problem.
RIP Fair Go – Brian Edwards has good reason to be in mourning.
Last Words Nana – Craft is the new black on living, and laughing, until tomorrow.
Oh dear, I don’t need any more excuses for work avoidance but Inquiring Mind has pointed me to Alf Grumble, the long-serving, hard working and obviously modest MP for Eketahuna North who has been driven to blogging by the MSM’s failure to notice him.
I’m delighted to have another provincial/rural voice in the blogosphere. While I still chortle over John Clark’s skit A Mystery in Eketahuna, and have passed through the town I’m not familiar with Alf’s electorate and have to confess I didn’t realise he was in the National caucus although this post suggests he is.
Somewhat further to the left, and without Alf’s sense of humour, is another newish blog, Kiwipolitico which has joined my list of daily reads. Today Anita is wanting to know who took down Winston?
For something usually sans politics but with plenty of humour, Laughykate is also worth a regular check.
Where poetry stars on Homepaddock on the last day of the working week, it’s Friday Frocks over at Craft Is The New Black (and who couldn’t like someone adicted to presents, chocolates, cherries and sun?).
On the subject of delicious things, Bitsontheside has discovered chocolate pencils.
Back to matters rural, The Bull Pen is another must-read.