Saturday, 31 December 2011

Happy New Year Saturday Sepians


The postman's been and gone; now it won't be long before the New Year arrives with a bang.

Back in 1945 when I was young you were prompted to make


Prior to the revolution you might have even received a card (if you lived in Russia)

Happy Christmas & New Year
Very rare pre-1917 postcard (CC BY-SA 2.0 - paukmus Rusian)

If you are inclined to make resolutions for the coming year in 1907 you might have been inspired by this.

Captain James Cook's Ship Resolution 1907
(from James Cook, The Circumnavigator, London - John Murray 1907)

Don't forget to visit other Sepians at Sepia Saturday's Christmas & New Year

All that's left for me to do now is to wish you all 

New Year Day postcard c1900
(by Its Lassie Time)

11 comments:

Siv Maria said...

Hope you have a very Happy New Year!

shelly said...

Happy New Year to you, too!

Little Nell said...

I like your ‘suggestive’ post Bob. Have a good New Year.

tony said...

HAPPY NEW YEAR SIR!

Hilary Melton-Butcher said...

Hi Bob .. love these .. and looking forward to more in the year ahead ..

Happy New Year .. cheers Hilary

Postcardy said...

Happy New Year!

Kristin said...

Happy New Year Bob!

Liz Stratton said...

Happy New Year Bob. Loved the Russian card.

imagespast said...

Happy New Year, Bob. I like the Russian card too ;-) Jo

Tattered and Lost said...

Oh poor Captain Cook. I'm guessing he had trouble with his own resolutions. Wonder what became of the Resolution.

Lovely cards.

bijja said...

Good work.
Happy new year!