Throughout the twentieth century, British children were treated to a succession of amazing toys that their forebears could only have dreamt of. Cheap plastics and technological advances meant that toys could be mass-produced and sold at prices which almost every family could afford. Each child had their own favourites but some of the toys possessed [...]
31 July 2017 will see the release of the fourth of five stamp issues from Royal Mail which mark the centenary of the First World War. As with the previous Great War issues, the events of the year, in this case 1917, are explored through stamps depicting poppies, poetry, war art, a memorial and an [...]
Not the most pleasant sounding insect name, this Wart-Biter Bush-Cricket is off to a Postcrosser in the USA, she did say she likes insects....! This sentence is made for you from 100% recycled material - postcard #1 (more to follow in the next day or so) from the No-Institute In Germany, sent in an airmail [...]
Pontcysyllte Aquedeuct, Clwyd off on this 35p stamp PHQ card from 1989, to a Postcrosser in Finland. Great Bees mailart in from Snappy in Canada - "How was your visit?" asks the bee....!
Great Western Railway Land's End by Rail Motor poster off to a Postcrosser in Poland. More Christmas Greetings still arriving at Positively Postal Towers, this time from Russia with two very striking stamps on the back, many thanks go to Vladislav for this one!
This weekend just gone I was taking part at The Open Studios at Redlees Gallery in Iselworth in South West London so here are some pictures from the event!
As it's St. Andrews (the patron saint of Scotland) Day today, this has got to be the card that I am sending off to a Postcrosser in Brazil! Petra from Konstanz in Germany, to whom I recently sent some Positively Postal mailart, very kindly sent in this art photo in return.
This Art of the Poster stamp (PHQ) card from a set of stamps issued to mark London Undergound's 150th anniversary is speeding on its way to a Postcrosser in Germany. Anouska from The Netherlands made this great postally themed card using stamps she had bought while in Budapest. Art and stamps always make a great [...]
This weekend just gone I put on an exhbition of my own art work along with four other artists at the gallery (Redlees Gallery) in Isleworth, South West London, where I have a studio space. Here are a selection of images from the day itself including some of the new pieces I had been working [...]
This card arrived on Saturday but been rather busy getting ready for my next exhbition(see below for what's been keeping me occupied!) that I've only managed to register and feature it up here now. It comes from Jill in Colorado in the USA via Postcrossing. and this is what has been keeping me busy, this [...]