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Pushing the envelope

Victoria Manthorpe on why we should revive the dying art of penning a letter

Does anyone write letters anymore? Have they not been superseded by the speed and ease of the email and text? If so, then we have overlooked the essential characteristics of the letter. All things have their place. A text or an email are perfectly adequate for a quick ‘thank you’ – some minor favour, or an impromptu meal suggestion. And thank goodness for them – it means you can send a few cheery words of gratitude even before you get home, or, at least, the next day. Three cheers for instant messaging!

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