The joy of writing... / by Stuart Beard Photography

For about six months now every evening I have been getting the urge to write... physically write, with my favourite fountain pen. This has lead me to cultivate old friendships and develop new ones, including two new pen pals in Eastern Europe. I love the motion of writing, and watching the ink across a new page, and also the addressing of an envelope and the physical act of sending a card or letter on its way. It has been the subject of multiple photographs as I combine my interests, but today as I got this urge (pausing the Handmaid's Tale to indulge it, very late to that party) I thought I'd have a go at putting my thoughts into blog form instead (very late to that party too!) ... So here it is, almost contentless ramble, after a full day of 20,000 steps, Head Out Not Home fun, a little marketing, a little networking, some relationship building and a touch of shopping