Adventures in Deltiology

Do people still send postcards these days…?

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

To Just B: Postcards from a Stranger

I’ve always been interested in the way we communicate and how we interact with each other. Handwriting – whether it’s a postcard, a letter or a mark carved into stone … Continue reading

February 10, 2016 · 1 Comment


Hello Graig My name is Jacqueline. My favourite singer is Guus Meeuwis. He’s a famous Dutch singer. On May 24 he was with his band in the Royal Albert Hall. … Continue reading

February 10, 2016 · 1 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

The Geyser Strokkur

Hey Craig, letting of a bit of steam in Iceland. Visiting waterfalls, Geysers, the tectonic plates, friendly people and great marathon. See you soon. Andrew ———- Strokkur við Geysi í Haukadal … Continue reading

January 30, 2016 · 2 Comments


Postmarked 23rd July 2015, from Natalya in Russia, via Postcrossing  – – – – – – – – – – A bizarre postcard today from a Russian Postcrosser. It bears … Continue reading

August 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Haria, Lanzarote

The weather here is a bit too hot for sunbathing. We have a lovely apartment and the pool is about 10 yards away. We hope to be well browned off … Continue reading

August 25, 2015 · 1 Comment

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

Surf Avenue

Dear Craig, Thanks for all the postcards! Looks like you have had an adventurous summer so far. Things are getting very hot here. Will be coming home in Sept. praying … Continue reading

August 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

West Cork

Dear Craig – your wish is my command so voilà, a postcard from my home turf where we paint our homes brightly to counter the greyness of the weather. But … Continue reading

August 21, 2015 · Leave a comment