Putting all the right letters together

I HAVE been sorting through 30 years of collected letters from friends and family received since I migrated to Australia.

There are some gems I’ve rediscovered amid the more mundane chronicles of daily life.

One friend wrote: “I can understand that you almost had to enrol in medical school, since a study came with the house, and it would be a cryin’ shame to waste it.”

The arduous decision of what to toss and what to keep was made easier after finding one of my mum’s old aerograms. Her aunt didn’t know what to