Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat)'s Blog – May 2013 Archive (29)

Svenja sends Corfu...in German, ca.1965!

Big A4 package/envelope arrived in Greece (with bananas??)

from Svenja Wahl in Germany. Look what she found!

A magazine from 1965 that featured the Greek Island of Corfu (KORFU = Kerkira)…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 31, 2013 at 2:30pm — 3 Comments

Little Red Bag from Vizma...one year celebration!

Back in March, 2012, Vizma made a Little Red Bag.

And sent it on around the world.

After a year of traveling and being filled with some item from each country

it went to...Lil'Red arrived safely back in Oz (Australia).…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 31, 2013 at 11:30am — 10 Comments

RED dot marks the spot...from David :-)

Always a story from David Stafford...always a joy to receive!

This arrived in Greece and the postgal liked the envelope drawings:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 30, 2013 at 6:30pm — 5 Comments

Haptic Buddha , Cat's meow, and Madonna in the mailbox today!

Went into the city for some business and to pick up the mail. YAY!

Haptic Werewolf came in a perfect size card, 20 x 13 cm, " Against all odds".…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 30, 2013 at 6:00pm — 4 Comments

Waltzing Matilda and BLUE Jam from the Haptic Werewolf!

Just a small parcel pick-up today at the Greek post office...7 x 7 x 12 cm small!

Oh, Matilda...(name of one of the postal clerks...she was VERY happy!)

Completely Erni-wrapped in secure tape...

need exacto blade to dissect it…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 30, 2013 at 12:00am — 4 Comments

CHOCO GLAM "performance kit" from xxJones

Now this is a fun packet from Jonesie! xx

It did fit nicely in my mail box, and I wondered what could be inside?

Lovely outside:

But contents must surely be for a "performance?…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 27, 2013 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

From Rebecca Guyver

Mail art came from Rebecca...not from the UK...but from the USA :-)

and a most longed for: "mail art quilting":…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 27, 2013 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

Yes one more Haptic Werewolf packet...that's 3!

Good thing come in THREE, so they say.

And here is the third packet that arrived in Greece with the other two larger parcels

...with super bar codes on all (check it out,Dean! )…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 18, 2013 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

It's Haptic Werewolf in Greece Day, no doubt about it!

Oh, ERNI!

Besides the ONE parcel that came from Hamburg,

the postal clerk handed me a SECOND one!

Heavy and solid from the Off Scene Akademie Hamburg::

Heavy and solid from the Off Scene Akademie Hamburg...

opened…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 18, 2013 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

The Haptic Werewolf strikes again and again and again ...Jar #1

From the 16 x 16 box....a little glass jar full of fun:

5 Caps and inside letters for playing "Oh Kate, make-a-phrase"...…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 18, 2013 at 10:27am — 1 Comment

The Haptic Werewolf strikes again and again and again ...Jar #2

Also a small jar, well 2 cm wider,  from the Haptic Werewolf of  the Off Scene Akademie Hamburg!

But you cannot imagine ALL that was fitted inside this little jar:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 18, 2013 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

The Haptic Werewolf strikes again and again and again ...CHOCO mini EAT ART

Always a joy to get a parcel from the Haptic Werewolf, 

as there is usually an EAT ART delicacy inside (now in fridge so as not to melt in this heat):

This time CHOCO covered mini butterkeks.…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 18, 2013 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

The Haptic Werewolf strikes again and again and again ...the postal clerk LOVES him :-)

Long awaited ERNINESS arrives in Greece! Mailed April 22, in Hamburg, may be the

looongest delivery time between Germany and Greek ...but it is HERE!

Always a fun adventure to get a postal notice that a parcel is awaiting to be picked up

at the Greek post office. The postal clerks are now very familiar with the "Smiling Doggie"

as they call…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 18, 2013 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

MailArta sends announcements for on going projects, 2014

Not to be confused with MailArt Martha in UK,

MailArta in Canada collects self-portraits and artistamps for many an exhibit and mail art event.…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 14, 2013 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Eggs and art from Romania

Mariana has sent may wonderful artistic EGGs and

also beautiful envelope art:

There is a fine hint of the Byzantine tradition of icons here

Romania...…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 14, 2013 at 12:30pm — 3 Comments

Beautiful 4th Edition from Guido!

Another wonderful edition of Guido's art has arrived in Greece.

Now the collection is full...all four: (maybe more soon?)…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 13, 2013 at 1:30pm — 5 Comments

Mail Art "omens" from Mail Art Martha

Fun filled envelope arrived from Martha today.

Tags and things...wonderful mail at "omens" to use

and also this lovely origami box:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 13, 2013 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

From Dean Marks in SanFran, USA

The guy is a-travelin' and mail art arriving from all points West!

Great fun card from Dean..."If you can dream it"!

My favorite details...map fragment (wow...Pebble Beach Golf course???)

And a hot fudge topping on a…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 13, 2013 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

SWING from the Haptic Werewolf!

Waiting for parcels that never arrive from the Off Scene Akadamie Hamburg,

but this large A4 envelope did...atop the mailbox this morning:

Erni's envelopes are art work in themselves.

I usually do not hurry to open...better to…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 13, 2013 at 12:30pm — 5 Comments

Laverne in Tiny Town from MIM

Always a treat to receive a Tiny Town card from Mim,

and a little story, too:

"Laverne's warm smile and pleasant demeanor

made her a welcome visitor to Tiny Town"

There is quite a nice collection of

"Tiny Town" here in Greece:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 11, 2013 at 11:00am — 4 Comments

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