I’ve been tagged by Kate to complete a Handwriting Meme which basically entails writing on a piece of paper the following things:
- my name
- blog URL
- Write: The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.
- Favourite quote
- Favorite song (at the moment)
- Favorite band/singers (at the moment)
- Say anything you want
- Tag 3-5 bloggers
Sometimes I’ll write in my notebook when I’m on the train. It may be a idea for a blog post, or an outpouring of emotion about stuff, people or work. I write lists at work and at home and I have been known to pop a notebook into Master BG’s lunchbox exhorting him to eat ALL of his lunch- an occasion which left him somewhat embarrassed. Mental note- must do that again :).
My handwriting chops and changes all the time, from a jerky scrawl to a more rounded flowing script. The feeling of putting pen to paper is such a tangible and personal way of expressing how one feels in a way that a keyboard cannot convey. I have a collection of cards and stationery and notebooks which are ever ready for me to use, just in case. I don’t often have the chance to use them to send letters like I used to…