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Mary Anne posted a blog post

state of the mail

In case this may be of use or interest - I found that the auction site Delcampe has a dedicated Virus page that lists various countries together with a brief description of the state of their snail mail and links to their postal authorities sites.  I followed along to Royal mail and they have a long list of countries updated every day. Russia is listed as closed for business and Germany listed as #problematical' but Spain seems to be open which surprises me given the news from there.  Most of…See More
Tuesday
Mary Anne commented on Adam Roussopoulos's blog post A time for Collaboration
"This is exactly what it is all about.  I see stamps, stickers, tee shirts . . ."
Mar 27
Mary Anne commented on Jokie X Wilson's photo
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Fluxus Vision 20-20

"I want!  I want!"
Mar 24
Mary Anne posted a blog post

New arrivals

I haven't sent out much recently so I haven't expected a lot to arrive but I have here a nice little pile of goodies from Carmen Kennedy. Katerina N. Bonniediva. Charlotte Geister. Mark Sommerfield. and  Reed Altemus.  I will post some scans later.   If I can manage to get things posted I will do.  There is a rumour of something big happening tonight so maybe runs to the post office will be banned.  Wait and see. Life seems to be making itself overlarge in my art activities at the moment. …See More
Mar 23
Mary Anne commented on Jennifer Wallace's blog post Unwanted mail?
"As often happens I regret bothering to post although I didn't think I was being contentious.  I'm not here to argue.  It seems I agree with about 96% of what De Villo posted below and the odd 4% can be put down to the spice of…"
Mar 23
Mary Anne commented on Jennifer Wallace's blog post Unwanted mail?
"My personal view. Any addition to an add&pass is a response to what has gone before so add something that expresses your disinterest or disapproval and pass along.  If not, pass untouched or bin it if that seems right to you.  Your…"
Mar 23
Mary Anne commented on Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat)'s blog post Blog Jam! Mail delivery finally
"I see mine!  I see mine! I see . . . "
Mar 4
Mary Anne left a comment for Charlotte Geister
"that arrived very quickly - two days - amazing . . ."
Feb 27
Charlotte Geister left a comment for Mary Anne
"Hi Mary Ann, thanks for the fat filled envelope with the special cards referring to  the H. Höchs birthday box project ! Really great and very Professional made! A fine surprise! I will take a look in my collection of astonishing beasts…"
Feb 27
Mary Anne commented on Heleen de Vaan's group Hannah Höch (fan club)
"I have just posted out a little something to all the birthday boxers so please keep an eye on your letter boxes . . ."
Feb 26
Mary Anne commented on Michael Leigh's group Mail Art UK
"I will be with you in spirit . . ."
Feb 11
Mary Anne commented on Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat)'s blog post Haptic Erni in Hamburg
"my little bit of Erni . . ."
Feb 9
Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Mary Anne's blog post A few new artistamps
"I blogged one of the two full sheets that arrived in Greece from Jack: Year of Rat Postage and "tickets" from Cascadia ArtPost they are fantastic, aren't they ? :-)"
Feb 5
Mary Anne commented on Mary Anne's blog post A few new artistamps
"I thought that someone, somewhere would have already posted the whole sheet . . . but I like the whole package anyway including the envelope.  Jack's a marvel . . ."
Feb 5
Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Mary Anne's blog post A few new artistamps
"Just gotta luv the artistamps that Jack makes with our old tickets! I spotted yours, too, next to a ticket from friend, Vizma, ...one of my tickets was from the Acropolis View :-)"
Feb 5
Mary Anne posted a blog post

A few new artistamps

Sorting through last month's mailart arrivals;  here are a few new stamps arrived . . .First, from Cascadia, a sheet of his Ticket project stamps.  He very kindly used my contribution on his envelope so I illustrate it here as unique . . .second a little something from Denise Woodward they have been beautifully hand stamped and will go towards nice new page in my album.…See More
Feb 5

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Mail-Artist since:
1998
My Website (without http://):
http://none
Why I am involved in Mail-Art:
I really don't know anymore
My Mail-Adress (snail and/or E-mail)
128 micklegate
York
North Yorkshire
YO1 6JX UK

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At 4:24pm on February 27, 2020, Charlotte Geister said…

Hi Mary Ann, thanks for the fat filled envelope with the special cards referring to  the H. Höchs birthday box project ! Really great and very Professional made! A fine surprise!

I will take a look in my collection of astonishing beasts and see if there is something for you!

Best wishes and hugs!

Charlotte

At 12:40am on January 14, 2020, Nancy Nosegay said…

Hi Mary Anne. Thank you for the welcome! Although I've only been making mail art for the last couple years, I've been interested in collage for decades. Hannah H is a BIG inspiration.

At 12:18am on December 26, 2019, Bruno Cassaglia said…

Hi Mary Anne, meanwhile I tell you that I am moved by the image you have chosen as the cover.

I almost never use collages, if anything I use it digitally, but I liked to pay homage to a brave artist like Hannah, and not yet fully understood what I have to do in the group to her

dedicated. a fraternal embrace, and W PEACE AMONG PEOPLES. poetamailartfluxus

Ciao Mary Anne, intanto ti dico che mi commuove l'immagine che hai scelto come copertina.

Io non uso quasi mai il collages, semmai lo uso digitale, ma mi piaceva omaggiare una artista coraggiosa come Hannah, e non ancora capito bene cosa devo fare nel gruppo a lei

dedicato. un fraterno abbraccio, e W LA PACE FRA I POPOLI.  poetamailartfluxus

At 10:25am on December 24, 2019, Charlotte Geister said…

Dear Mary Ann, Thank you so much for preparing a documentation and for having everything in mind! For me it is okay with name and address or with name and country.

Merry, merry Christmas and I wish you a nice fat filled stocking!

Charlotte

At 2:33pm on December 13, 2019, Petrolpetal said…

Hi there Mary Anne

I'm getting back into mail art after a break and would love to exchange mail with you. I'll be sending you some mail soon!

Best regards

Petrolpetal

At 10:07am on November 13, 2019, Charlotte Geister said…

Hi MAry Ann, thanks for writing so witty and nicely! ( my adjectives are not so many!) When your envelope arrived I was quite absorbed by your wonderful creation of the blue-white-black lettering, so now I hurried and took a straight look and discovered Monty Python! I am really a fan of the ministry of silly walks and the sketch with the parrot and... and..

You are right: I feel like a very happy bunny! (even when our heating is gone and a new one is not to be seen. we live in an apartment in an old high house; the water is only handwarm, but the temperatures outside are rather cold! But I still can have a hot water bottle!)

With fat warm hugs

Charlotte 

At 11:18am on November 11, 2019, Richard BAUDET said…

thank you dear Mary Anne !!!  ( received  on  last  September 14 - )

At 4:45pm on November 6, 2019, Charlotte Geister said…

Hi Mary Ann, your idea of making a booklet out of the envelopes is real convincing ! I had thought of something like that, but my box turns out to be rather big, so that there is a lot of space also for the envelopes, otherwise it would look a bit deserted. 

Fat hugs Charlotte

At 3:32pm on November 1, 2019, Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) said…

Thanks Mary Anne, i like stickers of all kind and i use them on Add/Pass, too.

Just in case you want to consider "what next?", come by the "Bananas" group (yes, there is a group for going bananas) and we can start an exchange for November 18...International Banana Appreciation Day :-)

At 3:51am on October 31, 2019, Debra Mulnick said…

Hi Mary Anne.

I think I have misunderstood what the “birthday box” is.  I wanted to send only one item for the box, not create/send one to each person who is also participating.  Can you help me understand the project better?  I normally do 1:1 exchanges, so it’s very likely I’m not quite with the program.  Thanks, and remind me again what the deadline is.

Another reason I’m confused is I saw Maria in Athens say she was receiving some pieces, then I saw Kat was too - then I got a list from Cascadia Artpost of participants so far - with addresses.  I don’t do multiples using a printer at the moment, so not set up for that.......

Can you please explain?  Sorry to be such a Neanderthal.  Debra

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state of the mail

Posted on March 31, 2020 at 6:09am 0 Comments

In case this may be of use or interest - I found that the auction site Delcampe has a dedicated Virus page that lists various countries together with a brief description of the state of their snail mail and links to their postal authorities sites.  I followed along to Royal mail and they have a long list of countries updated every day. Russia is listed as closed for business and Germany listed as #problematical' but Spain seems to be open which surprises me given the news from there.  Most…

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New arrivals

Posted on March 23, 2020 at 9:27pm 0 Comments

I haven't sent out much recently so I haven't expected a lot to arrive but I have here a nice little pile of goodies from Carmen Kennedy. Katerina N. Bonniediva. Charlotte Geister. Mark Sommerfield. and  Reed Altemus.  I will post some scans later.   If I can manage to get things posted I will do.  There is a rumour of something big happening tonight so maybe runs to the post office will be banned.  Wait and see. 

Life seems to be making itself overlarge in my art activities at the…

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A few new artistamps

Posted on February 5, 2020 at 11:46am 3 Comments

Sorting through last month's mailart arrivals;  here are a few new stamps arrived . . .

First, from Cascadia, a sheet of his Ticket project stamps.  He very kindly used my contribution on his envelope so I illustrate it here as unique . . .

second a little something from Denise Woodward they have been beautifully hand stamped and…

Continue

A question for the faithful

Posted on January 12, 2020 at 9:02am 4 Comments

I have just woken myself up from a bad dream.  I don't know quite what time it is but it's still dark out so I guess 'early' will do.  I suffer from dreams a lot. yhis was a dandy and I have been left wondering just how many people, out there in the Eternal Network, really find mail art sustaining to the spirit and an encouragement?  Or is it all just a distraction, putting off the inevitable??

I was wondering which, if you came across a Genie who could move mountains and make…

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