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Do people still send postcards these days…?

Monthly Archives: October, 2013

The 1985 Ford Granada. A new dimension in luxury motoring. This is a Granada GL, with optional Metallic paint. May ‘85. Postmarked 25th October 2013, from Tom, Claire and Grace, … Continue reading

October 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Matilda The Musical. A friend picked up this set of three promotional postcards for Matilda The Musical at the launch of the new UK cast in Summer 2013. They feature … Continue reading

October 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

BP’s 250,000 ton supertanker British Patience in the Atlantic. Beric Tempest Colourcard, Produced by BP Photography and Exhibitions Unit, London. Received 24th October 2013, from Tom, Claire and Grace, visiting … Continue reading

October 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Liverpool Waterfront from the Mersey Ferry

Liverpool Waterfront from the Mersey Ferry. © K2 Gallery Postmarked 21st October 2013, from my former primary school teacher, John, visiting Liverpool.

October 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Superman 75 Years Issued by Canada Post to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Superman, whose creator, Joel Shuster, was born in Toronto. This postcard has pre-paid postage and a preprinted … Continue reading

October 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Lyme Regis – Dorset Winter’s gales and heavy seas lash the promenade at Lyme Regis. Publisher: Atmosphere Postcards / Photographed by Bob Croxford Postmarked 14th October 2013, from Russell, on … Continue reading

October 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

I found myself in a pickle. On Sunday last I found myself ensconced in 33 Fitzroy Square, the former home of Roger Fry’s Omega Workshops, hangout for the Bloomsbury set … Continue reading

October 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

The cats are taking over Battersea. I picked this card up in one of the free adcard racks in Soho. Although known as Battersea Dogs’ Home, they rescue and house … Continue reading

October 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Kevin Cummins: Joy Division and Manchester / Liverpool

I paid another visit to the great National Theatre bookshop this week and bought myself some superb postcard box sets featuring the work of photographer Kevin Cummins. The NT seem … Continue reading

October 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Lifework: Norman Parkinson’s Century of Style

Just opened at the National Theatre in London is this fantastic exhibition of images by fashion photographer Norman Parkinson, celebrating the centenary of his birth, is well worth a visit. It’s free … Continue reading

October 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

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