This paper is merely a delight – air mail paper that is a bit like onion skin paper, thin and lightweight, as originally designed to cut back postage costs while enabling the author to fit more pages into an envelope. I love the idea of stacks of letters, tied as well as string, holding the story of months or years apart between two different people. The thin, crinkly texture of the paper is a bit nostalgic, and also you know that’s the secret solution to my heart.
Exactly what makes this paper truly excellent is the fact that along side being very thin, it is also extremely fountain pen friendly, despite having broad and wet nibs. The paper is really thin it’s translucent, and yet I am able to use almost any ink and nib combination I have, with my letters and lines looking clean and crisp. Continue reading “Certainly one of my favourite letter writing papers is this ultra thin paper from Life Stationery, the Life Airmail pad.”