Tuesday, 7 August 2012

The Beach at Bardsea

How to take a perfectly pleasant scene and make it boring - I give you the Beach at Bardsea

Tuesday, 24 July 2012

Station Road Cuffley





To be fair, this postcard wouldn't look quite so bad if it was in colour. This would have been a picturesque scene framed by trees all along but as it is, it's drab and dull.

Essentially, this is a postcard from a road junction - wish you were here?

Tuesday, 17 July 2012

An alternative view of Devon


This is one of the postcards in my collection that starts a debate as to what can be classed as boring.

On the face of it, it's quite a pleasant scene, framed by a dry stone wall at the bottom with rolling fields and a warm, summer sky.

The building in question however is Dartmoor Prison - I leave it to the reader to imagine an occasion where you would actually send this card.

Thursday, 12 July 2012

Queens Road Roundabout Hertford

Thanks to all my readers from my previous blog who have moved over. ( http://boring-postcards.blogspot.co.uk/ ) - I apologise for any repetition on here but I wanted a platform where I could showcase the pictures better.

So you will see some old classics resurrected - such as this one- but there will be plenty of new material to come!

Tuesday, 10 July 2012

Russian Coastline

Apparently, Russia is a good source of dull cards and this means that resources from the World's largest country are currently untapped - by me at least.

This is the only one in my collection so far - the reverse is in Russian of course and I can tell that it mentions the sea but I can actually pin down where this is.

It's a great addition to the collection nevertheless.

Monday, 2 July 2012

East Kilbride Shopping Centre


I have no words to add really....

Monday, 25 June 2012

Before the London Docklands Light Railway


Railway themes are always a good source of cards and this is a particular favourite. The full caption reads -

Before the London Dockland Light Railway
Derelict Elevated route east of Limehouse 1983

Thursday, 21 June 2012

Lyttleton Road Tunnel New Zealand


Another early find from a trip to New Zealand in 1997. The country was a good source of cards at the time and you could just purchase them as brand new items. This was by far the best however...

Tuesday, 19 June 2012

Broxbourne Civic Hall



My first ever Boring Postcard was purchased from my local newsagent in the late 1980's. I can remember looking and wondering why anyone would send this and as such, I had to have it.

From that point on I was hooked on this strange hobby and I'll be showcasing some more classics from the archives as this blog progresses - enjoy!