Archive for the ‘Gift Cards’ Category

Grumpy old Bear

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Greeting card found in copy of Stevie Wonders Songs in the Key of Life.

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On Retirement

Friday, December 20th, 2013

On Retirement

Now that my retirement age has been put back until I’m 97, and I don’t have a loyal bunch of co-workers to wish me well, I’ll probably never get one of these.
The fact that Eileen had to note she was the Telex operator, somehow sadly dissipates the fondness of the farewell, but also dates the card to the glory ‘Telex Years’.
As found in a Kathleen Ferrier LP (possibly the departed’s gift).

On The Greatest of All Days

Monday, November 18th, 2013

On The Greatest of All Days

Quite a moving little note found in a copy of Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem.
“Home
On the greatest of all days.
Darling, May your son be to you always, all the dreams that you have dreamed in your life. As you were to your father, and have been, through so very much, to me.
As always
Me”

Goodbye Mr Chips

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

Well Mr Whitall to be precise.  A leaving card from the early 1970s.

Tucked inside “A Festival of English Music” 3xLP Box-Set