Pub signs combine lettering (I started out as a signwriter) and picture in a most satisfying way. If you happen to own a pub, or have a friend who does, please get in touch.
The naming of pubs is a mysterious art. Every picture tells a story …
New ones coming soon.
These are fairly recent postcards — lots more in the Archives, and on the India page.
The thing sticking out of the mouth is a forked tongue. Top photo was centre spread in the Guardian. It’s now in the national Protest Art collection at the Bishopsgate Institute, London. As is the Brexit one below. Win some, lose some ….
And a birthday blaze for an old Marxist ….