What to write in Christmas cards – or are they disappearing?

So many people now say they aren’t sending cards or Christmas newsletters this Holiday Season but are making a donation to charity instead … “so consider yourselves wished Merry Christmas / Happy Hanukkah / etc.” A bit abrupt and unfeeling perhaps?

What to write in Christmas cards - or are they disappearing?

Bland, politically sanitised greetings have replaced Santa’s cheeky poetry

And is a “virtual Christmas greeting” – i.e. emailed – as sincere as a mailed, handwritten card, or is it just a cheap and easy cop-out for people who haven’t got the time or interest to write out and send real cards?

What happened to all those glorious written Christmas messages of the past?

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How to write your personal Christmas newsletter

HTWB Xmas 2014 02Many people choose the Holiday Season to write a newsletter to enclose with their Christmas cards, or send via email, to all their far flung friends and relatives all over the world so as to keep them up to date with what has been going on in their lives over the previous year.

Great idea! So where’s the “but…?” [Read more…]

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