Wednesday, 22 May 2013
Tuesday, 21 May 2013
marie P wimtzer has been so spoiled by her friends on her birthday, she would like to thank all of them for their kind words and thoughts and blogs and presents and laughs. You are a treasure indeed.
This birthday envelope came a couple of days before this package, both of them sent by Viz-of-Waitpinga.
An imperial birthday boekie! Champagne please. It's Brut de Brut for me or nothing.
Federation of Peeeeee organisations in SA!!! And P is there with her camera! I think I'll leave the SACWA to their packet mix bake sale and join the Peees instead! Oh wait, I AM THE very Peee already! Very well then...
Aussie Stickers for me. I want to keep them all..
Stop moaning and DRAW! Motto for the Waitpinga Drawing School of Art, of which I am VERY proud to be the very first student. Very far from graduation yes. 'cause Gumby the Pea (yes, Gumby is a Pea) is trying hard but her drawings (yes, Gumby is a She and She is wearing a beret) are too contrived, apparently. It's a tough school. To improve your drawing skills they make you squeeze ruby grapefruit, I have no idea why. No wonder students utter an occasional F-word here and there (but never the P, surely no).
It's 100% Pee, yes. Ah, no, wait a minute, it's 30% Pee and 70% Princess Combine. The Vee-eye-Pee.
Otsukare and Rilak, to my knowledge the best Japanese words to date. When life is a continuous Otsukare, all you have to do is Rilak.
What a fantastic present, Vizma, the P couldn't be happier with her boekie. You Sweat-ed a lot on those pages for her, thank you so much and cheers and be genki!
Monday, 20 May 2013
Spring is in the air, blossoms and blooms have shared many of their secrets with Thom, and I am delighted to receive this giant, succulent drop of their nectar.
Mesmerizing, around a planetoid-ish bustling azalea...
Along with his beautiful ode to the miracle and the mystery of pollen, Thom is sending precious Reverse Holism. This is very rare commodity, thank you Thom, I will try to make good use of it :-))
And lucky us, this spring envelope contains another perl, another poem, another meditation.
No need to say anything more. Thank you so much for this truly mesmerizing mail, Thom!
Friday, 17 May 2013
It was really nice to hear from dear Fancy Bell with this envelope embracing the world as it was in.... October 1910!
Inside the World To-Day there is Silk made To-Thread
Constructed and De-Constructed
Prince Arthur wants a City of Paper
Prince Arthur sends out for Glue
Bits and Buckets and Building Blocks
The World To-Day is Spinning 'round without
Nancy, thank you so much for these beautiful deconstructed bits!
Posted by Marie W at 16:18
Thursday, 16 May 2013
Carina has been having a load of fun in Dam Square recently and is kindly sharing it with us. The card is hilarious, Carina. What is that guy on the left running away from?? Ah, who cares about the guy on the left, I hear the gentlemen in the crowd say. What we care about are those hats.
Carina, thank you so much for thinking of me even during your short holiday and for bringing a juicy laugh to the Manoir.
Monday, 13 May 2013
I saw this handmade stamp on Niklas' blog a few days before receiving his envelope and I thought it looked fantastic. Niklas calls it Angst, Le cri de l'humanite'. He made it after Mouchette (little fly), a character in the film of the same name by Robert Bresson. Niklas says he has to stop stalking the French. Niklas, please don't stop doing so. You stalking the French makes this particular French here and the readers of this blog very happy.
Believe it or not, there is a Manoir aux Visons en Suede! Niklas found it (for the newcomers, this is what Le Manoir aux Visons looks like). Not only is it a Manoir, it also got its own Visons (see circled creature taking a promenade), and it is home to Holism as well. How many coincidences! Plus, this brings back good memories. I have been to Uppsala a few times, and I recognise this place as being Carl Linnaeus' Botanical Garden. I sat there sipping orange juice on a nice summer day about ten years ago.
The second postcard was sent from Boras (with little circle on the a) about a hundred years ago. Now Jim Dine's giant Pinocchio is watching over the city. Another very nice coincidence.
Niklas, this is very special mail from you, as always. Thank you so much!
(and please visit: http://niklasheed.blogspot.jp)