Adventures in Deltiology

Do people still send postcards these days…?

Botham’s of Whitby (2020)

29.10.20Hey Craig!we’re continuing our tour of the east coast, visiting Whitby over half term. Writing this card in Saltburn, home of England’s northernmost pier, I believe. There are a few … Continue reading

October 31, 2020 · Leave a comment

Carlisle Cathedral 2020

Before the 2020 lockdown I was working on a project at Carlisle Cathedral. As Head of Visitor Services I was overseeing some significant changes across the site, including the retail … Continue reading

October 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

Halle an der Saale (2020)

13.Okt 2020 7℃ [cloud/sun]DE-9704202Hello Craig,many greetings from Halle/Saale. This card shows our Marketplace with the statue of Georg Friedrich Handel in foreground. The famous composer was born in 1685 here. … Continue reading

October 17, 2020 · Leave a comment

Sheringham Train Station (2019)

30.8.19 To Craig This week we’ve been in Norfolk. We went to Cromer one day and we got a body board. When we got back on to the beach I … Continue reading

September 11, 2019 · Leave a comment


Hey Craig, “mirëmëngjes,” from Prishtina, Kosovo. Doing a small trip to the balkans. Ran the Skopje marathon on Sat (great fun) and off to Sofia tomorrow. Went to a festival … Continue reading

May 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

Edinburgh Yarn Festival

Greetings from the terrible twosome. arrived safely & off to EYF tomorrow out for haggis & neeps tonight. Penny xx Shame for Penny as not much wool left after my … Continue reading

April 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Happy New Year 1911…

Dear B. Thanks very much for lovely tidings[?]. I’m very pleased indeed with them what sort of Xmas have you spent, we’ve had a lovely time here. I’m off to-day … Continue reading

January 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

More nice presents to come… (1908)

Dear Aunty very happy Xmas to you. dad bought me a nice big house for Xmas so I like Xmas time I hear I have got some more nice presents … Continue reading

December 21, 2017 · 1 Comment

Morning Alms at Luang Prabang

Craig! So big news, IN January decided to take 4 month sabbatical from the NT. Been teaching English in Cambodia, went to Myanmar & handed in my notice (I’ve left … Continue reading

December 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

So long, J Salmon…

News today that Britain’s oldest postcard publishers J Salmon Ltd will be no more. It comes as no surprise but is no less sad for that. The company started up … Continue reading

September 25, 2017 · 1 Comment