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Anonymous #NewYearNotes Hidden In London For Strangers To Find

Well-wishes, quotes and challenges left all around London for people to stumble across. Because we all need a bit of positivity right now. *Sigh*

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2016 was a bit of a weird one, wasn't it? Urgh.

Rather than take on any New Years resolutions that I'd never see through (as per), I wanted to do something a bit different to kick off 2017.

I put a call out for people to send New Year messages for me to handwrite on postcards. I ended up with 100 of them and, with a little help from some friends, have been scattering the notes around the city for strangers to stumble across.

Where have they been left? On the tube, in cafés, tied to benches, in bookshops, bus stops, pinned to notice boards…anywhere I could find. As long as it could be done on the sly.

Every single message is different and all are profound in their own little way...

18 found so far and counting....

Here are a few:

These guys received more than just the note when they got this postcard...


This postcard actually came with a bit of cash to buy someone a New Year drink. The staff at The Flask Pub in Hampstead got involved with the random act of kindness and chose this couple to surprise with a free drink - one bought by the person behind the message and the other paid for by the pub. Nice one.

Handwritten notes seem to be fading away in our soon-to-be Black Mirror world. This initiative is using them to celebrate the simple connection between one human to another. We just don’t know what other people are going through.

Heads up - there are plenty of #NewYearNotes still out there to be found. So, if you're in London, keep your eyes peeled...

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