Tom Jackson is the man behind Twitter profile Postcard From The Past, where he posts pictures of old postcards with a line from the note on the back, taken completely out of context. It creates a perfect snapshot of holidaying in the 20th century – and Jackson has just compiled some of the best examples for a book.
Scott Willis is a Scottish film-maker who, while working in a bookshop in Edinburgh, happened upon a collection of postcards spanning 70 years, all addressed to the same person: Peter. Willis went in search of this man and found him alive; it led to the making of a documentary called ‘Dear Peter’.
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