International Letter Writing Week

Next week is International Letter Writing Week, which was established by the Universal Postal Union back in 1957 with the aim of contributing to world peace by encouraging cultural exchanges among people of the world through letter writing. It spans the one-week period that includes 9 October, the anniversary of the inauguration of the UPU. October 9th … Continue reading International Letter Writing Week

Postcrossing: Received Cards #6 and #7

Yesterday, I received two Postcrossing cards -- the first time that's happened since I've rejoined.  Each of these travelled for less than three weeks so that's a bit of an improvement.  Both were sent undercover in envelopes.  That doesn't seem to have any effect on the speed of transit.  Oh, well... The first envelope actually … Continue reading Postcrossing: Received Cards #6 and #7