Monthly Archives: December 2010

Christmas Day

Happy Christmas everyone! I hope Santa brings you everything you wished for and you have a very peaceful Christmas and a Happy New Year. We’ll be back in January…

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December 24th

It is better to travel than arrive.  Which is why the advent calendar is still on its way today. Another Daphne Padden, another lovely reindeer and cheerful Santa.  What more could you ask for on Christmas Eve?

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the twenty-third

Time to start thinking about Christmas travel.  Although this looks like one of the chillier methods. They all seem pretty jolly though.  It’s by Daphne Padden, of course, and I’m assuming it’s a coach poster.  Happy Travelling.

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Door 22

Christmas is getting close now and the turkeys, quite rightly, are starting to look worried. Mind you, I can’t see why the fish is looking so chipper, there’s going to be plenty of smoked salmon about too. Even though only the bottom one is signed Zero, both of these are from the period when Hans […]

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21st December

The last posting date has passed, the GPO have nothing more to say to us.  But fear not, there are plenty enough Advent posters to see us through until Christmas. You have probably decorated the tree already, but this lot have left it a bit late. Still, I like their style. It’s Gilroy, of course, […]

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Number 20

It could only really be this today. Which is by Lewitt Him and dates from 1941. As has been pointed out in the comments, the last posting day on all of these posters has been a very consistent 20th December throughout, even in wartime, which is very British and reassuring. But what intrigued me is […]

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