A 1968 airmail letter sent from China to West Germany. Picture: AFP
Jason Wordie
Opinion

Opinion

Then & Now by Jason Wordie

How communication has changed, from Pompeii graffiti to personal notes to social media

  • With Wi-fi now instantly connecting the planet, we look back at the various ways mankind has sought to converse
  • In the 1920s, airmail services shrunk the sending time for written correspondence to days, rather than weeks
A 1968 airmail letter sent from China to West Germany. Picture: AFP
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