Remember: Gala Day Friday

Before Email, Twitter and Instagram, people used to send postcards.   I collect these vintage postcards, for their messages as much as their pictures.

Gala Day Friday - a vintage postcard from Shanklin sent in 1958 Click To Tweet

This is Shankin Pier in the Isle of Wight, and the card was sent to Chippenham, Wiltshire in 1958  – the message reads:

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Remember: It is a glorious day here

Before Email, Twitter and Instagram, people used to send postcards.   I collect these vintage postcards, for their messages as much as their pictures.

Rydal Water

This is Rydal Water, in Cumbria – and the postcard was sent in 1908 to Lincolnshire.  I imagine the message is between sisters or friends, judging by the handwriting – the message reads:

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Remember: Kindest Twitters to the Bird

Before email, Twitter and Instagram, people used to send postcards to each other to help share and remember events.   I collect these vintage postcards, for their messages as much as their pictures.

This one is postmarked 1902 – and the picture of London Bridge looks from that time.  The message is below.  Continue reading “Remember: Kindest Twitters to the Bird”