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Another little cheat, but you try finding a subject for the letter X! Sorting through my old bureau recently I came across letters dating back 30 odd years from an old Australian pen-pal, as well as letters my husband used to write to me when we first started seeing one another 14 years ago this month. It got me wondering in this day and age of all things email and Internet, will my 2 children ever have the joy and embarrassment of going through old letters for a few hours and reminiscing. Going through old emails doesn’t quite have the same ring to it does it! xxx


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  • ajgosling
    ajgoslingover 3 years ago

    This is great! Fantastic image.

  • thank you very much

    – Lissywitch

  • DonDavisUK
    DonDavisUKover 3 years ago

    Fantastic work Lissy. Reminds me of the letters I recieved whilst away in the Navy.

  • thank you Don, I spent a good few hours reading them all, some making me cringe, some laugh and some cry…all good stuff xxx

    – Lissywitch

  • MaryLouF
    MaryLouFover 3 years ago

  • thank you Mary Lou

    – Lissywitch

  • Christine Annas
    Christine Annasover 3 years ago

    Wow, this is fantastic, Lissy! True, emails just are not the same as good ol’ snail mail. I think it was often the anticipation of getting a letter, then reading it over and over…..

  • thank you Chris, when I think back on all the letters I was writing at my daughters age, and I don’t think she’s written more than a handful. Such a shame because it’s such a wonderful feeling seeing a letter come through the post. These days it seems nothing more than bills and junk mail!

    – Lissywitch

  • ©FoxfireGallery / FloorOne Photography
    ©FoxfireGaller...over 3 years ago

    That is a nice piece of nostalgia and beautifully created.

  • thank you very much

    – Lissywitch

  • ©FoxfireGallery / FloorOne Photography
    ©FoxfireGaller...over 3 years ago

    I agree with “bricks” about the email being no replacement for a real letter from a friend or loved one.

  • think I shall have to start getting my 2 children to write letters more often, they love creating stories and have great imaginations, so at least they haven’t lost the use of writing by hand yet

    – Lissywitch

  • OpalFire
    OpalFireover 3 years ago

    Gorgeous composition, Sarah. As usual, beautifully created.

  • thank you Maggie, very pleased at how this came out considering I’ve had one of those meet myself coming backwards days :))

    – Lissywitch

  • Renee Blake
    Renee Blakeover 3 years ago

    Beautiful ! I am on the letter wavelenght today too !!

  • thank you Renee, that’s 3 of us at least then already today with letter images :))

    – Lissywitch

  • Loree McComb
    Loree McCombover 3 years ago

    Well done

  • thank you very much

    – Lissywitch

  • swaby
    swabyover 3 years ago

    I so agree with going through old emails just not being the same as that special hand written letter! Lissy this is such a wonderful idea and capture! Excellent my friend!

  • thank you very much Tina, had a lovely afternoon going down memory lane on Wednesday looking through all these

    – Lissywitch

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