The joy of small things

WhatsApp and voice memos are fun, but nothing beats the inky, intimate thrill of a letter Quiz by Thomas Eaton

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I used to have a pen pal, as a pre-teen. She lived in Spain. We would write to each other on embossed paper, weighed down with elaborate stickers. The letters smelled of perfume or sweets. They came in the most exciting envelopes I have ever seen. Red...

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