Thursday, January 21, 2010

A little mail and some other odds and ends.


This one from Bianca at Goodnight little spoon, love the little aliens.

This one from Belen who always has such gorgeous stamps.


A reply to Belen, with a movie themed envelope.

A postcard for postcrossing. I havent received a postcard from postcrossing for ages which is annoying but hopefully soon.

Than this one for my Nan. My nan had a stroke 10 years ago and this left her without the ability to move or speak but her mind is fine, she is essentially "locked in."I  wish i had of thought to send her letters years ago. I am going to try and write to her every two weeks. If you want to know more about being locked in you should read The diving bell and the butterfly. It was written by the then, editor of the french Elle magazine after he suffered a massive stroke leaving him "locked in". He wrote it through blinking his left eyelid, its an inredible story and I highly recommend it.

I joined my first swap through swap - bot today, I am a little bit apprehensive but excited. Its just a postcard swap so that should be fine. I will let you know how it goes. Also, I am heading to Melbourne next week so thought I would put out the call for anyone who would like to receive a postcard, just send me an email.

Yesterday I got an iphone! Very exciting news, i had wanted one for ages but was stuck on a plan with another phone. I have also lost my camera charger, i have searched the whole house and cant find it so there will be a lack of piccies till its located :-) Anyway I am off to do a little reading. I have three books going at the moment but tonight I am reading "The book of tomorrow" by Cecelia Ahern (the author of PS, I Love you).


  1. Ohh, I'm a little jealous of the iphone! Have fun with it :) Your envelopes look great, how creative! x

  2. Congrats on the iphone! It's SO addicting. My favorite app is the Starbucks locator:)

  3. that is precious of you, to write your nan so often.

    and those letters are beautiful! i love belen's stamps. and the envelopes- great job Megan!

    i for some reason can't manage touch screen. I adore my blackberry for this very reason but i'm excited for you! :) i am, however, listening to music on my iphone touch. (lovely christmas gift)

    enjoy reading darling. 3 books at once :) i am reading two... but moreso the twilight series (swwwwwooooon) and then "Her Perfect Symmetry" the one after "Time Traveler's Wife."

  4. I want an iPhone so much, I don't think I can hold out much longer!

    I read The Diving Bell and the Butterfly last year, it was pretty amazing. The movie is pretty good, too!

  5. this is all such fun mail!! so wonderful!!
    congrats on the iphone!!!

  6. Hip Hip Hooooooooooray for the iPhone. You're going to love it. It will change your life. I'm not kidding.
    And that is some great mail. Sure would make me smile big to receive those things. :)

  7. I found you! This work is so personal! I love the read. I am a reader too. I would love to find something beyond how to become a business tycoon. I would love to read about a romatic kiss in the rain or something. I am sewing my designs while living on top of a mountain in Arizona USA.

  8. love the iphone and those postcards!

    swap-bot, huh?

  9. i love belen. she is wonderful no?

    have fun in melbourne!

    i'm more of a berry lover than an iphone lover. but they are def cool. congrats on the new phone :)

  10. You may not have received a postcard from postcrossing, but there's one coming from me. I sent it several days ago, so it should be there soon-ish...

    I recently read Cecilia Ahern's Thanks for the Memories. Just finished The Brightest Star in the Sky by Marian Keyes and am now onto a very light read, The Secret Life of a Slummy Mummy. Good fun.

    Hope you're having a lovely Friday. It's still Thursday here...

  11. The diving bell and butterfly is such an incredible story, i read the book and watched the movie and it made me cry so much.

    So sorry to hear about your nan.

  12. iphones are definitely the best:) have fun with it!

  13. Thank you so much for ALL of your sweet comments, and have a wonderful weekend!!

    xoxo Laura

  14. I wish I got an iphone insead of the one I have with verizon...
    I saw the movie of the diving bell and the butterfly, it was so intense.
    have fun in melbourne!

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