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Postal delays because "it's busier than Christmas"

I pride myself on turning around orders and popping then in the post within 24 hours. To reduce shipping costs, I use An Post standard post which is generally excellent. I often get emails from happy customers amazed to receive their orders the following day.  However, some customers are experiencing longer than average delays to receive national post i.e. up to five working days. My postman tells me that since the COVID_19 restrictions, it is busier than Christmas as people have switched to written communication. I hope your wait isn't too long. I am still getting those wow it arrived...

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When "a video call just doesn't cut it", trustwordie featured in Independent Weekend Magazine's Hotlist

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When "a video call just doesn't cut it", trustwordie featured in Independent Weekend Magazine's Hotlist

Delighted our cards made the Hotlist in the Independent's Bank Holiday weekend magazine.  "Sometimes a video call just doesn't cut it, and this is where the joy of receiving written communication in the post comes in. Joy Redmond of quirky greeting-card range Trustwordie says she had mixed feelings about producing greeting cards for the times we're living in. But she received so many requests from friends and customers that she decided to give it a go and hopes that they bring a little joy during a difficult time. There are six cards in total, including a 'School's Out Colour In' postcard for...

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Trustwordie images in the Irish Times

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Trustwordie images in the Irish Times

Images of some of our range of Coronavirus themed cards made it into an article about creative responses to the pandemic. The article featured a piece about Pendemic.ie, a site I set up with a few friends, to gather written testimonies from people all over the world as we live through the crisis. We've received submissions from every continent and have visitors from over 90 countries. While many big names in the literary world have contributed, the site is open to anyone who wishes to write something about the pandemic so please feel free to submit or just browse hundreds of musings - poetry,...

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Trustwordie can now handwrite and post greetings cards for you

If you're finding it hard to get out and about or don't want to make another journey into town, then avail of our 'Handwrite & Post' service. Simply select the 'Handwrite & Post for me' option on your chosen product page and add your message and the recipient's name and address and we'll do the rest.  Postage is included in the 'Handwrite & Post for me' pricing so we're charging a flat fee of €1.50 to handwrite and post your card anywhere in the world.  Stay safe xx

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Coronavirus themed greeting card collection

Coronavirus themed greeting card collection

I had mixed feelings about producing a range of greeting cards for the times we're living in because I didn't want to be profiting from a pandemic. But, I received so many requests from friends and customers that I decided to give them a go and I hope they bring a little joy during a very difficult time. We've 6 cards in total in the collection and here's a little more about them. School’s Out Colour In Postcard for children to colour in and send to all their pals they're missing. Everyday Hero to show your appreciation for frontline workers. Virtual Birthday and...

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