Blue-Balle​d Monkeys and Molasses: Random Post

I wanted to share a delightful email that I received this week. Although the somewhat random title does not suggest it, the email was in response to a recent parcel I sent as part of the 5 book project. I asked the recipients to share a story about their part of the world, about theContinue reading “Blue-Balle​d Monkeys and Molasses: Random Post”

The 5 book project: posting parcels across the world

There is a unique charm about a crisp brown paper parcel arriving in the mail. Like an exotic unannounced traveller at your doorstep, a parcel is mysterious and exciting, prompting questions of origin and purpose. I’ve always had a quiet fascination with snail mail. The romance of an envelope or twine-wrapped bundle journeying across oceansContinue reading “The 5 book project: posting parcels across the world”