Everyone has a trustwordie story, what's yours?
I like to think of trustwordie as more than greetings cards but the opening move in a long and lovely conversation. I have told you a few trustwordie stories about what these greeting cards mean to me and I hope you get to create some of your own.
Actions with words speak louder than thoughts
No, I will not be enabling print trolls
I have a rather nasty sense of humour and say the most awful things, usually for the shock effect but I don't really mean them. So when I tell people I know about these trustwordie cards, this is a typical conversation: Everyone: 'Oh, are you going to write really mean, nasty cards? That would be so funny.' Me: 'Eh no, they're going to be random words of kindness to help people connect in the real world.' Everyone: 'You're joking, right?' Me: 'Eh no, there are enough horrible people online trolling people on social without enabling them to bully and harass people directly to...
Steal like an Artist for the trustwordie passion project
Like I don't like, Like
In Ireland, particularly in Wexford where I live, we say 'like' a lot, an awful lot. 'You know, Like', 'I don't think so, Like', 'I don't like it. Like', you get the gist, Like. In fact, Joseph O'Connor, a famous Irish writer (and brother to singer Sinead) wrote a really good radio diary called 'Like, Like' that captures this linguistic quirk. On social media, we like even more. I too have double tapped more than I care to count but I've learnt my lesson. I once speed-liked a beautiful photo taken by a casual acquaintance. It was a lovely shot of the water/harbour at...