Chester for your Viewing

Chester 1910
@Inlemay (17163)
South Africa
July 29, 2016 10:57am CST
I am going to give you a peek preview of the lovely postcard that arrived today from @Asylum . . . and hopefully the time it lies in wait of your viewing, will give it justice. Strangely Nostalgia was my theme for today and no sooner did i post a few quotes on days gone by, that this wonderful picture of Chester in 1910 arrives at my doorstep. Barry, I can imagine how beautiful the Tudor Buildings in Chester must still look today, and hopefully I shall lay my own eyes on them soon. Thank you for the thoughts and postcard from your day out meandering the UK Countryside. Just love it when the Queen pays me a visit as well! I am playing Lawn Bowls championships this week-end, so I may be a little scarce . . but dont any of you be scarce - leave your calling card for my return visit. July is at its end . . . August is at hand.
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@xFiacre (9839)
• Ireland
29 Jul 16
@inlemay A lovely city indeed. Here's an old one of Belfast.
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@jaboUK (48828)
• United Kingdom
29 Jul 16
Ha - you didn't catch me out this time - I've been to Chester many times. Good luck with the bowls.
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@Asylum (45922)
• Manchester, England
30 Jul 16
Did you take the original photograph?
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@jaboUK (48828)
• United Kingdom
30 Jul 16
@Asylum I don't know whether to laugh or bop you on the head! The laughter wins as the other is impossible
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@Asylum (45922)
• Manchester, England
30 Jul 16
@jaboUK I seem to have that effect on most people.
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@IreneVincent (14568)
• United States
29 Jul 16
I want so badly to get in on this "postcard exchange" on myLot. I have a dozen people now, helping to find me some picture post cards. My daughter suggested yesterday for me to go to a Visitor Center, so I am going to do that today. Hopefully, I will be able to find some postcards. I never thought that they would be that difficult to find.
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@Asylum (45922)
• Manchester, England
29 Jul 16
Postcards can be extremely elusive these days. This is undoubtedly due to the changing technology which is reshaping everyday life. At one time it was a natural part of any holiday to send a few postcards to friends and family, whereas nowadays people either send emails with attached photographs or post them on social media sites such as Facebook. This has destroyed the demand for postcards, resulting in many establishments considering it no longer worthwhile to stock them. They can be quite abundant in holiday resorts, as I discovered recently in Malta and Majorca. However, in many towns and cities they are seriously difficult to locate.
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• United States
30 Jul 16
@Asylum I'll keep looking for post cards
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@Vivenda (609)
• Portsmouth, England
29 Jul 16
I love sepia photos. They have so much more character than black and white!
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@Asylum (45922)
• Manchester, England
29 Jul 16
This is probably because they immediately give the impression of age.
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@Asylum (45922)
• Manchester, England
29 Jul 16
I remember thinking that it would be the appropriate postcard to send you and I am pleased to discover that I was right. I walked along that very street and much of it has not changed.
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@ison_1 (1255)
1 Aug 16
How did the bowls go? Did you manage to channel your inner b*tch?
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@ison_1 (1255)
1 Aug 16
@Inlemay Oh dear, sorry to read that, it must have been very difficult :(
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@Inlemay (17163)
• South Africa
1 Aug 16
@ison_1 I had no control over myself on Saturday - just a crying baby but I did win one and loose two - yesterday I won the last game - and the guy who eventually won the tournament. I was the only one that beat him. Alas I am my own weak-link, but my mind had no control over my emotions
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@ison_1 (1255)
1 Aug 16
@Inlemay I think you did well to play - hugs.
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@MALUSE (28780)
• Denmark
5 Aug 16
My husband and I passed Chester and stayed there for some hours on the way back from Wales to England. A really pretty town!
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@OKennedy (1150)
• United States
31 Jul 16
It really is very pretty to view here in the states there are aren't very many places that still have the old cobblestone roads etc.
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@Jessicalynnt (48172)
• Centralia, Missouri
31 Jul 16
I love vintage postcards, and good luck on the games!
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@shaggin (23779)
• United States
31 Jul 16
That is a beautiful photo on that postcard. I've heard of quite a few people here at mylot that collect and trade postcards here.
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29 Jul 16
What a lovely postcard!
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• Eugene, Oregon
29 Jul 16
What a lovely card that is with a view of the old city. I hope you win at bowling!
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@Corbin5 (70297)
• United States
29 Jul 16
Such a lovely vintage photo to enjoy!
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