A New Think And Do Tank For Letter Writing

In Letter Writing, Philosophy of Post on February 26, 2009 at 3:37 pm

Post Letters is a UK-based, worldwide movement to encourage, promote and take delight in the activity of writing letters and sending post. Both a call to action and a description of our time, Post Letters needs your help.

No wonder Royal Mail is in such a pickle. Only 10% of all post sent is personal, the rest is junk. Email has taken over and hundreds of Post Offices are shutting down every year. We need to give our Post People more interesting things to send – more love letters, more mail art, more strange and peculiar objects! Did you know it’s perfectly legal and safe to send bees through the post?

Post Letters brings people together to think about Post in the Twenty First Century, organises letter readings and writings, presents you with new ideas for your post, commissions artists and writers to produce new mail art, produces Post Events and much more besides. Watch this space.

But don’t worry, you can get involved right now.  The first thing you need to do is – write someone a letter…


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