Tag Archives: “GrumbleSmiles Post”

Special Delivery !

It was a special day today for someone in the Graham household.   Lots of cards through the letterbox and flowers delivered to the door, all for Mo’s birthday.    But, there was one important one missing.   The day … Continue reading

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“Scam Post Defrauds Elderly”

I have written a lot about the postal service over the years because of the virtue it has for keeping older people in touch with friends and relatives.   For this reason, I am a great supporter of the Royal … Continue reading

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“Happy Finnish Post”

I haven’t given up on de-cluttering, but as it’s the New Year, I thought I should get back to also writing more generally about other issues for older people.  Therefore, in the coming weeks, I will publish blogs about clutter … Continue reading

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End to Junk Mail

I have written a lot about the postal service, because I think it remains an essential lifeline for many older people and means an occaisional visit from a friendly face.  ( To  read my earlier blogs click on “Grumblesmiles Post” in the … Continue reading

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“Mixed Bag”

50 is  magic number at the Royal Mail:- 50 is the number of bits of junk mail sent to all 29 million addresses in Britain every year. That represents 50% of all the 54 million items of daily post. 50 … Continue reading

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Tommy Blogtoons on the Postal Service

Since the GrumbleSmiles blog was started, we have been illustrating some of the posts with cartoons.  This is the second post in building a gallery of all the blogtoons. I’ve written a series of posts on the virtues of the … Continue reading

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“Post Script”

I can’t remember now what prompted me to start writing about the postal service, other than the fact that Royal Mail remains a lifeline of contact for many elderly people who have not and never will, master e-mail. (See earlier … Continue reading

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