Airmail: The allure regarding the air letter that is long-distance

Airmail: The allure regarding the air letter that is long-distance

The woman that is young the desk at my local post office looked bewildered. “I think we’ve got some somewhere”, she mumbled before returning with a pile of dusty envelopes. “Nobody really asks for these any longer,” she admitted.

A hundred years ago this month the world’s very air that is first service began

Passed under the counter and into my hand was a good example of a mode of communication that features all but vanished. Thanks to Skype, texts and e-mails, there’s little need anymore when it comes to small pale blue envelopes aided by the diagonal red and blue stripes around the border, extra thin blue writing paper and multitude of stamps and post marks that constitutes an air mail letter. Continue reading “Airmail: The allure regarding the air letter that is long-distance”