Tag Archives: Postcards

History: Public And Private

Here is an interesting thing…well almost. Consider the domestic scene in suburban Dublin in the 1960s. An elderly gent hears the postman drop the mail thru the letterbox. He picks up the bank statement, the phone bill and finds a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Facebook Status (1908)

Is Social Media really so new? Take this postcard sent for a half penny from the (British) Army Camp at the Curragh in County Kildare to Miss J Walls in East Belfast. Sent on 10th May 1908.  An early pioneer … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Sounding The Last Post?

News that the price of a “first” class postage stamp is going up from 46 pence to 60 pence has shocked many people. The thought persists that this is a means of “fattening up” the Royal Mail to make it … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment