A wee tinge of Christmas love.

Well! My post yesterday might have sounded a bit depressing… but believe me, it isn’t depressing around here! We’ve been baking and wrapping, and talking over the phone to people all over the world, and it’s been great! Seriously… Facetime on my iPhone is awesome. Today I’ve spoken to people between Melbourne and Peru. How…

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The Russian’s кириллица secret.

I came across a Olympia Cyrillic typewriter on Gumtree.com.au a little while ago, and had a hell of a time getting the seller to send it to me. In the end, they just disappeared and ceased email contact. About 4 months later I saw them advertise the same machine again on the same site. Again…

A weapon against complicity.

  My Olympia SM3 is in near perfect condition and it looks as though it has just been pulled off the showroom floor. I acquired this machine roughly a month ago, and the story behind  it is interesting – and it may still be told sometime in the future. But right now I’m calling this…