In an age of emails & mobile phones & contact lists & text messages it is so easy to forget an era gone by where friends called on one another for tea, wrote long & languid correspondence & the mail box was always full of exciting & enthralling news. . . Having already purchased many stationery sets over the years, & being an avid letter-writer of the snail-mail kind, I realised one such etiquette I had not covered was the calling card. & so today, I have been venturing through the internets in search of the perfect card to impart to new acquaintances, leave at the front doors of friends visited who are not in & in general, be a much lovelier, & far more glamorous mode of divulging ones contact information. . .
Below are a few early favourites :