Peace For Paris: Why Social Media CAN Make a Difference

60 Postcards is moving towards the Tribute Collective. To find out more or to get involved, please contact: thetributecollective@gmail.com Feeling overwhelmed by the online world and intrigued to experience life without it, I spent October completely switched off: no Internet, nor a mobile phone. At the time, I appreciated it and was reluctant to log in to … Continue reading Peace For Paris: Why Social Media CAN Make a Difference

Dad’s Story: Tower to Tower 2014

Bringing you news once a week on the ongoing 60 Postcards journey (you can read a summary of the story here), and on Friday I share a story of an inspirational person, project or cause. Last weekend my Dad (along with five great friends) took on the brave and inspiring task of cycling 202 miles from London to Paris … Continue reading Dad’s Story: Tower to Tower 2014

The 60 Postcards Tower to Tower Cycle Challenge!

60 Postcards: Create. Share. Inspire. Bringing you news every Tuesday on the ongoing 60 Postcards journey (you can read a summary of the story here), and on Friday I share a story of an inspirational person, project or cause. It brings me a GREAT amount of pleasure and pride to bring this post to you today. I may have put … Continue reading The 60 Postcards Tower to Tower Cycle Challenge!

Book Reader Tales: Spreading the Magic

If this is your first visit to the site, my guest post for SkyLightRain summarises my 60 Postcards story so far. Hey guys, So, it's a Tuesday and that means it is time for my weekly 60 Postcards update - the first of my new routine (which I introduced to you in my last post). I am fully aware that I … Continue reading Book Reader Tales: Spreading the Magic

Say Bonjour to the Cover of the Book…..

To follow the story from the beginning, click here. Evening all, or should I say 'bon soir' (probably)! Welcome to a mini-post. I won't be chatting as much as usual tonight (phew). I arrived at my apartment late afternoon Monday - a cute little one bedroom flat in the 17th arrondissement. It is exactly the … Continue reading Say Bonjour to the Cover of the Book…..

The Return and My Secret

To follow the story from the beginning, click here. Bonjour mes amis. Ça va? The French dictionary is being dusted off, my beauty of a birthday bridge camera is charging up and I am prepping my stomach for bread and cheese excitedly - it is time for the return. The return to Paris. (Not to be mistaken … Continue reading The Return and My Secret

FREEZE! 60 Postcards – The Story So Far……

FREEZE! During the last week, I have found myself explaining 60 Postcards to people for the very first time. It's tricky, you know? So much has happened since this project began on Mothering Sunday, March 10th, that I am finding it increasingly tough to condense it into a few points! Naturally, I don't want to … Continue reading FREEZE! 60 Postcards – The Story So Far……

Respect for the Runners

Note: To understand the story from the beginning click here. Smithy (Charlotte), Gooders (Paul), Simpson (Hannah) and Slapp (Kev) - I salute you. Congratulations for your Marathon running skills on Sunday and to the efforts of all involved in the touching tribute to Boston. Huge amounts of respect for the runners. I walked home from work the … Continue reading Respect for the Runners

The English Girls & The Eiffel Tower Postcard

Note: To understand the story from the beginning click here. EMAIL: "Rachael, Here is the photo we took of your postcard at the top of the Eiffel Tower! 🙂 My friends Pam, Ellie and I were all moved by the message on the back of the postcard, and we feel very touched that you asked … Continue reading The English Girls & The Eiffel Tower Postcard

Underneath the Eiffel Tower

Note: To understand the story from the beginning click here. It's been a week since I have written anything. It's been a busy week. A good week yes, but I have to say that I really missed this. I've missed it a lot. At the beginning of my last post I had mentioned my fear of chatting … Continue reading Underneath the Eiffel Tower