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The Telegraph

British holidaymakers are a funny bunch. Dour, grumpy, and cynical to the extreme, it seems as if they’d rather not be on holiday at all but back home with their feet up and a cup of tea in hand. But there’s always a wicked sense of humour lurking under the surface. These postcards are a case in point. Taken from…

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Radio 3 The Verb Free Thinking Festival

Finding poetry in the ephemeral, Tom Jackson @PastPostcard celebrates the dying art of the postcard, opening up his archive to find gems of everyday language. The Verb at Free Thinking: 2/2 ‘The One’ In the second of two programmes recorded at the Radio 3 Free Thinking Festival at Sage Gateshead, The Verb turns its attention to ‘The One’. Joining Ian…

Lonely Planet

While sending postcards may no longer be on holidaymakers list of priorities, one Twitter account is sharing humorous glimpses into peoples’ trips much to the amusement of its followers. Postcard from the Past, came about around 18 months ago when Twitter user Tom Jackson was having a quiet day at work. He has now amassed nearly 50,000 followers and his project has been…

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Northern Echo

People rarely send postcards these days, but a new book resurrects memories of a golden age. Andrew White speaks to postcard collector and author Tom Jackson.

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