Posts Tagged: Postcards from my Past

Postcards from my Past 14 …Vienna, Elegance

A friend and I went Interrailing in Europe nearly four decades ago…. She lent me her notebooks from the time, and I have been having some interesting reminiscences …. I have quite a number of slides, over 95% unscanned, but

Postcards from my Past 14 …Vienna, Elegance

A friend and I went Interrailing in Europe nearly four decades ago…. She lent me her notebooks from the time, and I have been having some interesting reminiscences …. I have quite a number of slides, over 95% unscanned, but

Postcards from my Past / 13 Fairfield Church

For the past week, I have been trying to find an image following a conversation I had with my friend Debs of Travel with Intent  We were looking at photographs in an exhibition, and I said “that’s Fairfield church”, and

Postcards from my Past / 13 Fairfield Church

For the past week, I have been trying to find an image following a conversation I had with my friend Debs of Travel with Intent  We were looking at photographs in an exhibition, and I said “that’s Fairfield church”, and

Postcards from my past / 12 A great driving road….

I watched a programme on the Yesterday TV Channel entitled Abandoned Engineering, and this episode was about roads. The Grands Goulet road caught my eye… I’m pretty sure I drove on it many years ago, before it was closed forever.

Postcards from my past / 12 A great driving road….

I watched a programme on the Yesterday TV Channel entitled Abandoned Engineering, and this episode was about roads. The Grands Goulet road caught my eye… I’m pretty sure I drove on it many years ago, before it was closed forever.

Postcards from my past / 11

Continuing the trawl through the Greek Island archive, here goes for animals…for milk, for the cooking pot in time, and as beasts of burden….. A few of these images I haven’t really seen before, because they were a tad underexposed.

Postcards from my past / 11

Continuing the trawl through the Greek Island archive, here goes for animals…for milk, for the cooking pot in time, and as beasts of burden….. A few of these images I haven’t really seen before, because they were a tad underexposed.

Postcards from my past / 9

Today we are time-travelling to the 1980s….mid to late ’80s. My then partner and I had travelled to Provence, and my parents were already staying there. We all met up, and my father, ever the keen map reader and browser

Postcards from my past / 9

Today we are time-travelling to the 1980s….mid to late ’80s. My then partner and I had travelled to Provence, and my parents were already staying there. We all met up, and my father, ever the keen map reader and browser

Postcards from my Past / 7

I have always been quite good at looking places up for potential exploration, and before I had access to the internet this would involve a lot of searching in books and magazines. One of the searches was the old motor

Postcards from my Past / 7

I have always been quite good at looking places up for potential exploration, and before I had access to the internet this would involve a lot of searching in books and magazines. One of the searches was the old motor

Postcards from my Past / 6 Some eerie ruins in mid Wales

Many years ago, over 40 in fact, I came across a copy of Country Life in a waiting room. Flicking through idly as one does, there was an article about an abandoned mine in the Ystwyth valley in Wales. There

Postcards from my Past / 6 Some eerie ruins in mid Wales

Many years ago, over 40 in fact, I came across a copy of Country Life in a waiting room. Flicking through idly as one does, there was an article about an abandoned mine in the Ystwyth valley in Wales. There

Postcards from my past / 5 Colditz

As a young teenager, I was an avid watcher of the 1970s TV series Colditz (I can still hear that theme tune….), and I always wanted to go and see the place for myself. A trip to Eastern Germany in

Postcards from my past / 5 Colditz

As a young teenager, I was an avid watcher of the 1970s TV series Colditz (I can still hear that theme tune….), and I always wanted to go and see the place for myself. A trip to Eastern Germany in