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Back Again

It’s hard to believe that it is so long since I last posted on this blog. Unfortunately, I have been very much preoccupied with a raft of other things and postcards went to the bottom of my “To Do” list. … Continue reading

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…And The Busy One

Unfortunately, the surname of the recipient of this postcard is unclear, but whoever he was, he lived at 8 Drayton Road, West Ealing, London. A busy Charlie writes: I am sorry not to have written to you.  But have been … Continue reading

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White Space? What's That?

Ever since the postcard was first invented, scribes have been battling to find ways of getting the longest possible message into the limited space available to them. Those who had the misfortune to send Undivided Back postcards were definitely disadvantaged … Continue reading

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From Betty, Guy and Jonas

This message to Annie from Betty, Guy and Jonas appears on the reverse of a postcard-sized photograph. Friday Dear Annie We’re hoping to come home tomorrow by the 2.10 pm train and we are going for tea to Mr and … Continue reading

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Is It Right to Censor A Postcard Message?

An interesting dilemma! I have a postcard back that I would like to put on this blog.  To be perfectly, honest, the vast majority of the message is pretty bog-standard.  It’s just a fairly typical report on a fairly typical … Continue reading

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