Tag Archives: Daphne Padden

Love and money

A proper post is brewing and will follow tomorrow, but this is just a brief appearance to let you know that all your Valentines poster needs are solved. I’ve mentioned this Dorrit Dekk poster before, and now it has appeared on eBay, not once but twice.  It ought to go really, it’s just the kind […]

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Something fishy going on

I had a theory when I started on this post, but after some research I have now authoritatively blown it out of the water (the pun in that will become apparent later on).  However it’s still an interesting journey to travel, so this post will mostly be me showing my workings in order to prove […]

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Going Postal

The blog has been a little bit overlooked lately.  Apologies for that, I’ve had a rather urgent appointment with some wallpaper that needed to be removed.  It’s been a bad time to be distracted as well, because people – well the readers of this blog to be precise – have been sending me things.  And […]

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Loves a sailor

An errand sent me rummaging through our stack of Daphne Padden bits and bobs the other day.  This made me realise two things.  One is that they really ought to be in an archive box, something which has been on my to do list for too long. The other – more relevant here – is […]

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Odd and odder

This week, Ebay seems mostly to be selling oddities.  And the oddest of the odd has to be this, a redacted Daphne Padden poster for £9.99. It would be rather nice if they hadn’t done that, wouldn’t it? The listing does at least give a bit of provenance: we understand that this advertisement was displayed […]

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On the buses

Last week, Mr Crownfolio and I scored that increasingly rare thing, a bargain on eBay.  Although this did involve us chancing a reasonably large sum of money on what was described as a lot of old railway posters that i got when i was turning out my grandparents old house they are at a ruff […]

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