Postcrossing is a great idea I read about in a recent article in the weekend ‘i’ newspaper. Basically you send and receive postcards from all over the world, keeping the art of writing alive!
The idea is simple: for each postcard you send, you will receive one back from a random postcrosser from somewhere in the world.
I have sent five postcards to date and received my first one from Hong Kong –
The only downside in the UK is the cost of postage as £1.35-£1.65 per card is a tad expensive, but then posting items is generally nowadays.
It is all administered by the Postcrossing website and perfect for any age. Give it a try!