About having penpals (+ ‘what my penpals sent me’ video!)

“Why don’t you just send a message via WhatsApp?” or “Doesn’t it take DAYS for a letter to arrive?!” Those are just two of the many questions I get when I’m trying to explain my absolute favourite thing (next to cats, of course): writing letters.

Today I decided to clarify some of those questions! This blog post includes my latest video: “What My Penpals Sent Me #1”.

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The Paper Letter

New Beginnings

Who am I?

Hi there, dear reader.

First, let me introduce myself to you. My name is Vivian, and I’m a 22 year old Dutchie living in Breda. That’s in the Netherlands, for those of you who missed the ‘Dutchie’ clue. For the past year and a half, I have been living together with my boyfriend and our 1 year old cat, Noes. She’s a real cuddly princess! Because of anxiety I have started therapy 2 days a week. Quite intense, but I am super ready to get back on my feet.

Writing has always been a passion of mine, which I combine with my passion for cooking at my website Stay Alive and Cooking. However, I recently discovered that I also have a creative side outside of the kitchen. This newly found passion is something I also want to share, but I’m afraid the visitors at my blog get confused when I combine recipes with paper blogs or videos…. Which is why I decided to create The Paper Letter.

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