I originally wrote this a couple of years ago.
It seems very relevant today -- especially given the terrible situtaTion in which Erni has been placed -- and I have no heisttaion in bringing it to your attention again.
Please add your name to this Blog if you support your, Erni's, mine, and all Mail Artists' freedoms.
Val (aka Mail Art Bill)…
I have been 'monitoring' those IUOMA members whose Birthdays have appeared on the 'Birthdays Today' part of this site. I started this, because I did not recognise many of their names, and wondered if they were indeed active members of IUOMA?
This led me to try and define what an 'Active Member' was, and to see how many of those whose birthdays were listed are indeed active.
I found that about 1 in 5 of them…Continue
This morning I received a package from Katerina. 'It rattles', said the PostLady; 'Perhaps it's got broken.' This what the package looked like:Continue
The package from His Ernisness looked innocent enough (rather like Erni, you might think):Continue
The following article appeared in the UK press last weekend: I know what was in it -- MAIL ART!
“Letter arrives 62 years late, and empty”…Continue
....some REAL Christmas cards/messages/envelopes, etc, mailed to me -- me, personally -- through the post, with a stamp, with my address on, etc. These I will value. To me they represent the spirit of Christmas.
What I do NOT, definitely do NOT, want are impersonal and mass electronic circular Christmas messages sent to me and a Hundred and One other people (and their dalmations) at the same time. These I do not…Continue