The Printed (i.e. Postal)
With this method, each issue is dispatched to you
at the beginning of the relevant publication month (May, July, September,
November, January, March). If you live outside Australia, please allow up to
a week for delivery.
Advantage: It's delivered to your mailbox automatically, so
you need only sit back and wait.
Disadvantage: It costs
For costs and instructions how to pay,
The Electronic (i.e.
Download) Subscription Type
This method allows you to print each issue on your home computer printer
as it is published. Because this saves us printing, postage and
other distribution costs, there will be no charge by us for this
option. Each print publication day you will receive the current issue as
an email attachment.
|Advantage: It's free.
Disadvantage: With each
issue you have to set aside the time to print its
Use our quick-as-a-flash link to put your name on the
mailing list to receive Bikwil this way.
Is It a Difficult
Some of you may be wondering which method is the better way to go.
On the face of it, it looks like a no-brainer ó just take the free option.
But before you decide, perhaps you might like to take a moment to consider the following observations
by regular Bikwil readers.
Ask yourself this: why do so many
existing subscribers choose to receive the posted version, even though
they have to pay for it?
Here are some of the reasons they give me:
it delivered, all printed, folded and stapled, seems more personal
ó a nice surprise every two months.
it arrives under its own steam, I donít have to lift a finger, let
alone print it out from a PDF.
feel special when I find it in my mailbox ó one of the club, an
consider the posted Bikwil to be much better value for
money than I
could have hoped for.
ingenious as the do-it-yourself printing method is, it does take
concentration and time to print an issue properly, and it does use
up ink and paper.
point is a key one, I think. Although the download option is free, there's
always the temptation to postpone or even forgo an issue because you
donít have the inclination to go through the process of printing it
And look, let's face it, financially the postal version of Bikwil will set you back very
little. Indeed, I wouldn't be gilding the lily if I were to
in the wider scheme of things, the outlay for a year's worth of our
one-of-a-kind magazine mailed direct your door is virtually negligible.
All that said, it's over to you now. The choice is yours.
Either way, we'll be delighted to have you as a subscriber to