Dear Elsie

Postcards to my Grandmother

Postcard 290

I still do not know who they are, Dorry, Bill and Vina. Front A studio portrait of three people. A soldier stands in the middle and two women are seated … Continue reading

August 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Postcard 289

“Sure, there’s no place like “Ould Ireland,” blest by nature from its birth…” Front A soldier stands leaning on a fence at the beach. He looks thoughtful and above hi … Continue reading

August 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Postcard 288

“It’s a long, long way back to Ireland,…” Front A soldier sits on a bench beside the sea.┬áHe leans his head on one hand and above him is a thought … Continue reading

August 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Postcard 287

“…I’m sending you a letter far away across the blue…” Front A soldier sits reading a letter on a bench in a garden. Roses grow beside him and behind him … Continue reading

August 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Postcard 286

Love from all at Cheltenham Front A green balloon is covered in a diamond pattern of small blue flowers. It is tied to a basket with garlands of the small … Continue reading

August 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Postcard 285

“Dennis’s ‘Dainty’ Series is a guarantee of British Manufacture.” Front Scene of a thatched tudor cottage set among trees. On The path in front walks a woman and small boy. … Continue reading

August 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Postcard 284

The Lochan, Dunoon Front An oval image of a lake surrounded by trees and mountains. It is surrounded by an embossed gold frame.The image is captioned: The Lochan, Dunoon. Back … Continue reading

August 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

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