A line saying that I am now in Waterloo Station 4 -pm. Letter will follow.
Half penny stamp. Not cheap, then. And the picture on the front is a coloured print of St Paul’s Cathedral’s ‘choir & reredos’.
Who was Alf? Did you know him? Was he a cousin, maybe even your dad? He was confident it seems that his postcard would arrive at Fern Street on the same day. And maybe a letter too. Postal services were frequent but postcards always had priority over letters so they arrived more quickly.
This is the equivalent of our modern day text message or Tweet.