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Do people still send postcards these days…?

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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

Breabach: Ùrlar

  I’ve just got back from a trip to Carlisle and the Borders, part of which was a visit to the Buccleuch Centre in Langholm to see the Scottish folk … Continue reading

May 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Island of Sri Lanka: Polonnaruwa

 Island of Sri Lanka: Polonnaruwa Photograph by Juergen Schreiber / Published by Photo Design Picture Post Cards (PVT) Ltd. / Printed by Ace Printing & Packaging (Pvt) Ltd., Sri Lanka … Continue reading

May 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

James Dean: An Icon Restored

I picked up this new postcard in the BFI on London’s South Bank (if you’ve seen some of my previous posts you’ll know that this is an unlikely treasure trove … Continue reading

April 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Papa Francesco

Papa Francesco “You know that the work of the conclave is to give a bishop to Rome. It seems as if my brother cardinals went to find him from the … Continue reading

April 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Pooley Bridge, Lake District

Pooley Bridge, Lake District: Ullswater / Millennium Fish Cross / River Eamont A Salmon Cameracolour Post Card / Printed in England / © J. Salmon Ltd., Sevenoaks, Kent Postmarked 31st … Continue reading

April 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tatie Pot

Langdale Pikes and Herdwick Sheep Herdwick sheep were brought to the area by the Vikings about a thousand years ago and they continue to be the distinctive local breed of … Continue reading

March 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Forth Bridges from the air

The Forth Bridges from the air © Colin Baxter / from the series “Scotland From The Air” Postmarked 17th March 2014, from John, bunburying in Edinburgh

March 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

GRANADA Calle Alcaiceria

GRANADA Calle Alcaiceria / Rue de “Alcaiceria” / “Alcaiceria” Street Foto: R. R. – Ediciones Agata, Barcelona Postmarked 22nd March 2014, from Team Willis’ treasure trove of bad postcards, in … Continue reading

March 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dan-Air Boeing 737 (200 series)

Dan-Air Boeing 737 (200 series) Dan-Air Boeing 737 (200 series) short / medium range jet airliner Wing span 93’ / 28.3m, Length 100’ / 30.5m Accommodation: 6 crew and 130 … Continue reading

March 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

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