Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Petrolpetal, Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa

Mysterious printed envelope from the other side of the globe made its way to my mailbox!

Petrolpetal, Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa

Nice collage inside the envelope and - a blast from the past - black and white negative strips. Many thanks Petal.

D C Spaulding, Lomita, CA, USA

D C has been monkeying around with stamps again. Thanks Mr Spaulding.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Connie Jean, Cocoa Beach, FL, USA

A Button Map! My lucky day, two of my favourite things, thank you Connie Jean. A button postcard is winging its way to you.

Anne L Braunschweig, Corrales, New Mexico, USA

Anne and I have been trading postcards for a very long time, nice to hear from you again.

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Cuan Miles, Vincent, South Africa

Welcome to Paper and Postage Cuan. A stunning collage from South Africa.

Moanlisa, Des Moines, IA, USA

Bits of paper and envelopes from Moan. It's a funny thing, even though they are very small pieces I know a lot of the senders.

Monday, February 24, 2014

Herman Kamphuis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

International Woman's Day is coming up next month. This must be Herman's tribute, well done!

Sub-Real Alchemy, Indianapolis, IN, USA

Thank you to David Stanely Aponte for the painting on cardboard. When I look at it I see the Baltic Sea and I like maps.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Serse Luigetti, Perugia, Italy

Fab-u-lous images from Proxma Press. Grazie Serse.

D C Spaulding, Lomita, CA, USA

Who could these people be? It's a page of mystery stamps from DC.

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Marie-Claude Leclerc, Montreal, QC, Canada

Corneille's Nest on a woven backdrop.

Marie-Claude Leclerc, Montreal, QC, Canada

Merci MCL, Winter Island for our mail art exchange.

Friday, January 24, 2014

Technical problems under control for now

Edition Janus, Berlin, Germany

A page from the Ray of Light catalog. The next Edition Janus call is for "White Shadows"

Nikki Soppelsa, Berea, OH, USA

A thousand words on one collage from Nikki, many thanks.

Kazunori Murakami, Hyogo, Japan

Lovely New Year card from Japan. Thank you Kaz.

Carlos Botana, Coruna, Spain

Muchos gracias Carlos. And a very Happy New Year to you too.

Santa Claws, Lomita, CA, USA

Thank you D C, Cathie and Kitty. Happy 2014!

Thursday, January 2, 2014

New scanner is finally up and running, thanks for your patience

Adamandia Kapsalis, Chicago, IL, USA

Love-er-ly fishy card from Dr A, thank you.

Carlos Botana, Coruna, Spain

Print, cut, and paste in the Mail Art tradition.

Carlos Botana, Coruna, Spain

Please note Carlos' new address. Gracias Amigo.

Laura Bucci, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Sorry I missed this. Nice announcement and documentation. Laura was surprised to find that Mail Art rarely follows the Rules of the Call, haha, Big Thank You.

Ana Garcia via Laura Bucci, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Thank you, gracias, for this bonus postcard in the documentation envelope.

Anna Banana, Robert's Creek, BC. Canada

Yay! My stamps arrived!

Thursday, November 21, 2013

J Stangroom, Somerville, MA, USA

Found 07 Nov 2013. I wonder if Mr Stangroom takes a metal detector to the beach? I can walk all day without finding a dime. Thank you for sharing your treasures.

Serse Luigetti, Perugia, Italy

Print of paper collage and a collaboration between Serse and Luc Fierens. "After thousands of lines, there is always the first, there is always the first..." Grazie mille.

D C Spaulding, Lomita, CA, USA

Thanks D C for the stamp tribute.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Herman Kamphuis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

I've been playing fast and loose with Herman's postcard. Hope he doesn't mind that I added my own face...

Mailarta, Victoria, BC, Canada

Well, it looks like someone very important has proclaimed The Rainbow Connection. Here's waving at you from the mainland, Damey Dear.

Ficus Strangulensis, Charleston, WV, USA

I got mail from the Big Eye on the Envelope. Rural heaven and notes from the Doctor of Documentation. Thank you for doing your homework, a big star for you, Ficus.

Meral Agar, Istanbul, Turkey

Techno-dragon by Meral from Turkey all the way to Canada. Thank you.

Kaz Murakami, Hyogo, Japan

I wanted to know what the peas inside a square pod would look like and Kaz took this photo for me. Many thanks from Vancouver to Hyogo.

Kerosene, Verdun, Quebec, Canada

Warm Kitty, soft Kitty, little ball of fur... Merci Kerosene.

Monday, September 23, 2013

Holidays, holidays, holidays!

Pay attention class! You have homework while I'm away. Your assignment - read my first book. There will be a test when I get back.

C T Chew, Seattle, WA, USA

Wow, a wonderful page of Homage Stamps by C T. I especially like Mona in the straightjacket, many thanks.

C. T. Chew, Seattle, WA, USA

I looked at the envelope and what did I see? I saw Carl's face looking back at me! Uncle Carl wants you - to send him mail.

Ruud Janssen, Breda, Netherlands

A nice Thank You from Ruud for a copy of my one-and-only rubber stamp.

Test Tower, Centralia, WA, USA

"It's a beautiful day in the neighbourhood..." weather chatting, the Pacific NW rarely sees thunder and lightning so it becomes a big event. Thanks Tex for the HeeBeeJeeBeeLand mail.

Test Tower, Centralia, WA, USA

Yes, it's true, the extravagance of Saturday mail delivery. Dream on Tex, Canada is talking about a 3 day week.

Silvano Pertone, Genoa, Italy

Silvano has a new call - his beautiful hometown, Genoa. He says my new lucky number is 31.
Grazie mille Silvano and, yes, there will be a new call but first I have to have a vacation.

Gianni Simone, Yokohama, Japan

Thanks Gianni for the documentation catalogue.

Kaz Murakami, Hyogo, Japan

I had asked Kaz what the wrapped stones meant and he sent me this excellent explanation. It is a polite way of saying "Do Not Enter". 

Kaz Murakami, Hyogo, Japan

A nice chicken pic from Japan. Thanks Kaz

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Perry Hoffman, Wonder Valley, CA, USA

Sigh, California. Perry gives mosaic workshops if you're out that way.

Jonathan Stangroom, Somerville, MA, USA

Jonathan has been collecting coins. I have always wondered if his last name is pronounced Stang-room or Stan-groom.

Andy Hoang is travelling

This is an Add and Pass that Andy and I have had going for a few years, nice to see it again.
Andy is on a voyage of self discovery and he wants you to keep in touch at

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Thank you for your patience, my flatbed scanner wasn't working.

Have model, will pose. Bet you thought it wasn't wearable. When you get your documentation you will see that she can even run in it. A picture of  C.C. Six is ready for Lucinda Kartography, finders keepers. Thank you everyone for your contributions and to Samantha Jang for posing.

Pedro Bericat, Zaragoza, Spain

Just when you think you will never hear back - you get a little gem in the mail. Sixteen people sent in one minute of sound by email and Pedro made a teeny-tiny CD for all of us.

Pedro Bericat, Zaragoza, Spain

A rubber 45 and a mini-CD of sound that sounds great. Gracias for the interesting mail.

Dr Anna Freud Banana, Roberts Creek, BC, Canada

Pleased as punch to receive my latest banana-by-mail newsletter.