Adventures in Deltiology

Do people still send postcards these days…?

Monthly Archives: November, 2014

First Class “Dotty” Certificate

Those who think you’re dotty or a little up the pole, to know you well, can not have the felicity; For if they knew you more I’m confidently sure, They’d … Continue reading

November 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Oscar Asche

Oscar Asche (1871-1936) Recently I watched the Twickenham Films version of Scrooge, from 1935, and by happy coincidence, the day before I had made a bid on this postcard on Ebay. … Continue reading

November 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Shipley Glen Tramway

Shipley Glen Tramway, Baildon, West Yorkshire. Opened 1985*. Printed by Small Print, Menston Postmarked Yorkshire 14th November 2014, from Tom, Claire, Grace and Arthur *the Shipley Glen Tramway is Britain’s … Continue reading

November 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Old Coastguard Station, North Yorkshire

Old Coastguard Station, North Yorkshire  Robin Hood’s Bay looking north from the beach at Boggle Hole National Trust / Joe Cornish – 62271 Postmarked Greenford/Windsor Mail Centre 13th November 2014, … Continue reading

November 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

A fantastic advertising postcard which I picked up recently at the BFI Southbank (currently hosting a detailed sci-fi retrospective) this has been produced to coincide with the recent cinema re-release … Continue reading

November 13, 2014 · 1 Comment

From Jack Richardson, New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 1917…

Originally posted on Greetings from Carlisle:
On the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War I’ve decided to write about a particular postcard that I came upon last…

November 10, 2014 · Leave a comment