Just 5 more days until all the remaining names come down from the 2019 year and we begin in earnest for incowrimo-2020. We’ve thrown open the curtains and shutters, pulled the drapes off the old furniture and opened both the front door and the back to let some crisp fall air blow through the project […]
Sculptor, painter and photographer Brâncuși was a true pioneer of modernism, and one of the most influential sculptors of the 20th-century. Often called the patriarch of modern sculpture he saw the world with heart and soul as well as his mind. He was the first to establish that art did not have to look like […]
“Until people found a way to light the darkness, they could do little once the sun went down …Gaze up at the stars that fired the imagination of your ancestors. In that darkness, in that quiet, you can hear your heart beat and your breath move. After you let time pass leisurely, light one lantern […]
It’s good that we love one another. And best of all, is finding that one person that brings out the best in us. A partner that helps us learn the daily practice of caring, sacrifice, humility, respect, admiration, trust, honour, loyalty, compassion, willingness and forgiveness. Happy Valentine’s Day to all.
Sorry to say but one of the more common problems people seem to have with InCoWrimo is the “but I’ve written all these letters and I haven’t yet received any mail” complaint. This doesn’t mean you won’t get any mail when you participate, it’s just that it might not turn out like you planned it […]
As mentioned in the previous post, the information below concerning longer letters has been taken from chapter 28 of Emily Post’s 1922 book on Etiquette. It contains pertinent advice to any letter writer direct from the golden age of handwritten personal mail. LETTERS NO ONE CARES TO READ LETTERS OF CALAMITY First and foremost in […]
As mentioned in the previous post, the information below concerning longer letters has been taken from chapter 28 of Emily Post’s 1922 book on Etiquette. It contains pertinent advice to any letter writer, direct from the golden age of handwritten personal mail. BEGINNING A LETTER “For most people the difficulty in letter-writing is in the […]
Surprisingly enough, we happen to have in our possession a tidy little collection of original books on etiquette. Most of them published during a period of intense social upheaval and rapid changes in communication and technology. It’s an almost unimaginable period between say 1870 and 1970. The former, a world lit mostly by candles […]