Remember: We’re having a grand time

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

Vintage Postcard from Pendennis Castle, Falmouth Click To Tweet

Pendennis Castle in the late 1960’s – a brief card back from a trip – the message reads:

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Remember: Don’t have too much of a party – 1962

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

 

London Heathrow - Queens Building 1962 Click To Tweet

London Heathrow Airport looks very different today from this shot taken in the early 1960’s – the story is the same, a delayed flight – the message reads:

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Remember: Two lively resorts – 1969

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

Two Lively Resorts - vintage postcard from 1969 Click To Tweet

I found the ‘matter of fact’  words on this postcard sent from Scarborough in 1969 quite refreshing – the message reads:

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Remember: I hope you are feeling very well

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

I hope you are feeling very well - Les Sylphides - vintage postcard from 1957 Click To Tweet

I love the simple words on this postcard sent from Bognor Regis in 1957 – the message reads:

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Remember: Skiing is not at all easy

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

Skiing is not at all easy - Sport Hotel Austria - vintage postcard from 1960 Click To Tweet

This vintage card was sent from Austria in 1960 on New Years Day, after what seems a heavy part – the message reads:

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Remember: Hope you are behaving yourself

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

Hope you are behaving yourself - Belfast - vintage postcard from 1961 Click To Tweet

This vintage card was sent from Belfast in 1961 – with a message I imagine written from a father to his daughter.

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Remember: Do Not Attempt the Ceiling

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

Sousse Tunisia, Vintage Postcard

Do Not attempt the ceiling. Hotel Maharba, Sousse, Tunisia - vintage postcard from 1966 Click To Tweet

This is the Hotel Maharba, in Sousse, Tunisia – from a postcard sent in May 1966.  A hotel with same name still stands.  The message inside reads:

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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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