There is nothing quite like getting a personal letter in the mail. It’s a chance to form a connection with someone you wouldn’t otherwise encounter; you’ll learn all kinds of cool things about life in another city or country; and you might wind up with a couch to sleep on if you decide to travel their way some day. One of the best parts, though, … Continue reading Why become a pen pal?
So, you’ve recently decided you quite fancy the idea of writing to a pen pal – in these strange times, distance communication just makes sense!! Where does one find a pen pal these days? As a child, I wrote to friends from school during the holidays. Then as a tween and early teen, I was connected to a student in Italy through my school. I … Continue reading Penpalling for Beginners: Where to find penpals
What you need Paper – shopping lists, junk mail, packaging – anything that’s made of paper can be kept ready to recycle into your own stationery. You can use news papers just be warned that the ink will mix in with your paper and the colour will usually turn out grey. Paper recycling kit (you can purchase these or you can create your own). The … Continue reading How to recycle paper at home