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The joy of...typewriters

When I was 11 years old I started secondary school. Okay, it was a year of many changes in my life, some traumatic, some exciting, but most were life-altering. 1,153 more words

Writing

Ode to a Typewriter

Oh, manual typewriters…

With names like “Aristocrat” “Olympia Splendid” and”Quiet De Luxe”.

You remind me of a simpler, if louder, time.

I’m grateful for all things tech, but, some of the romance is definitely missing.

Fiction Writing

Gabriele and Me

We must have been together now for three years perhaps more. Like so many affairs it was a chance meeting. I had seen an Olympia SG9 typewriter for sale for five pounds, it looked immaculate so I bought it. 290 more words

Nostalgia

Staff pick: Underwood Typewriter

My go-to location for knick-knacks and weird old forgotten items used to be the Sungei Road Thieves’ Market. It’s here that I liked to browse for vintage typewriters! 187 more words

Discover

Smith Corona SL480-Eureka!

My recent acquisition of a 1992 Smith-Corona SL480, and a EUREKA moment. I pulled the ribbon cart out and closed the lid- noticed that the critter would still type. 45 more words

Writing As If It Doesn't Matter

Typewriters for Heshima, Malik for Human Rights Work

Please Donate!
We are fundraising for Heshima and Malik for their human rights work: they need typewriters to more efficiëntly do their work (writing!).

We need $225 for a typewriter for Heshima, and $300 for a… 282 more words

J. Heshima Denham