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Cover Reveal: 4th Estate

In the depths of February, summer seems a long way away – so for this week’s cover reveal we’re taking you somewhere sunny. Tom Jackson’s Postcard From The Past, based on the cult Twitter account, is a nostalgic and hilarious collection of real-life messages from the backs of vintage British postcards, and its cover will have you longing for piers, seagulls and ice…

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Metro

Sometimes in a stressful, high-powered world sometimes we all need a simple pleasure. For us, that comes in the form of this Twitter account. On a platform that usually sees people engaging in heavy-duty debate and name-calling, PostcardFromThePast is a little island of postcard-based calm. It’s not a complicated premise. The owner of the account digs up old postcards and…

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The Guardian

The not-too-distant past is a cosy place, even with tales of murderous fowl. “Are under siege by seven savage geese who attack us when we emerge from caravan,” reads one postcard with a picture of a bucolic scene on the front. “Weather good so far.” The Twitter account Postcard From The Past (@PastPostcard) has been delighting its quickly amassed 22,000…

Postcard from the Past to Fourth Estate

Fourth Estate is to publish Postcard from the Past, a book based on the popular Twitter account of the same name, by postcard collector Tom Jackson. The publisher acquired UK and Commonwealth rights (excluding Canada and audio) from Kirsty McLachlan at David Godwin Associaties. Created by Jackson, the Postcard from the Past Twitter account offers a feed of images of…

The Pool

Postcards, like phone boxes and people actually knocking on your door for a chat, feel like methods of communication from a far-off and long-gone age. Who but the most sentimental traveller to a strange city or foreign land would bother to buy a rectangle of glossy card with a decades-old image on the front, queue for a stamp, then hunt…

Old Postcard Twitter Account Is Unlikely Hit – skyNEWS

Rob Brydon, Matt Lucas and Graham Lineham are all fans of a Twitter account which tweets out vintage postcards and their messages.One man’s online tribute to the dying tradition of sending postcards has become an unlikely Twitter hit. Tom Jackson, from south London, tweets images of postcards from the past, together with a snippet of the handwritten message on the…

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