Modes (and joys) of Travel – part 3

No fairy-tale connections this time… though I can’t help thinking that flying (today’s main mode) is a ‘wonder’. For (much!) more “retro adverts and comic covers” on the theme head over to Super-blogger ‘The Vintage Toy Advertiser (TVTA)‘s post – Highly recommended. Tower Press was a British jigsaw and games manufacturer, most active from the 1930s […]

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There’s always Paris

Having written about ‘Love’ in the last 2 posts, Paris came to mind – or rather, my romantic notion of it – based on childhood TV series such as The Persuaders or Jason King . While it is doubtful any scenes were actually shot in Paris the illusion of worldwide (luxury) travel was wonderful. Here’s […]

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London Ephemera

I love getting holiday postcards from friends & family! And I used to love sending them, but more and more I seem to  end up taking the cards I meant to send back home with me. I guess this is what happened to the person who bought these ‘Pic-a-pop-up’ cards of London landmarks in the […]

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