Adventures in Deltiology

Do people still send postcards these days…?

Category Archives: Advertising Postcards

David Hockney: Untitled, 11 April 2011

12/2/16 Dear C  So pleased to hear that you are settled for a while. I looked up Egremont & it sounds interesting, & the job sounds great – just the … Continue reading

March 9, 2016 · Leave a comment


I’ve written numerous times before about the fertile ground of cinema foyers for those foraging for postcards. The medium has been used extensively by film companies and, in some of … Continue reading

February 2, 2016 · 3 Comments

Cartel Land / Diary of a Teenage Girl

A double-whammy of new cinema postcards which I picked up at the new Picturehouse Central on Sunday. The cinema is still one of the fertile places to pick up new … Continue reading

August 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Go Set A Watchman

When, in February this year, news broke that the world was going to receive the gift of a ‘new’ novel from Harper Lee, it caused a stir not just in … Continue reading

July 2, 2015 · 2 Comments

1 Million Volkswagen

1 Million Volkswagen – bei steigender Qualität und sinkenden Preisen Published by Haus der Geschichte der Bundesrepublik Deutschland | Plakat 1955 Received 16th May 2015, from Heidrun in Germany, via Postcrossing

May 17, 2015 · Leave a comment


Last night I went to see Villagers live at the Barbican in London. Conor O’Brien and his band have been on my horizons for  a few years now and I … Continue reading

May 2, 2015 · 3 Comments

Greetings from Lithuania!

Greetings from Lithuania! Published by Lingua Perfecta language school / Užeik į ir sužinok ką gali gauti su šia atvirute / BP/002-06 Postmarked 29th December 2014, from Sigita in … Continue reading

April 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fischbrötchen macht schön!

Fischbrötchen macht schön! | Fischbrötchen makes you beautiful! Publisher unknown Received 3rd January 2015, from Fritz in Germany, via Postcrossing I’m just in the process of tidying up some postcards I … Continue reading

April 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Amsterdam Tattoo Museum

Amsterdam Tattoo Museum Designed by Wytse Sterk / Published by Boomerang Postmarked 13th April 2015, from Rene in The Netherlands, via Postcrossing I’ve been Postcrossing for over 8 years now … Continue reading

April 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Olivier Awards

Two new postcards that I picked up recently at the National Theatre in London are these Olivier Awards promos for two of the theatre’s biggest hits, The Curious Incident of … Continue reading

March 29, 2015 · Leave a comment