An old postcard and a wee January ephemerid

February 14, 2020 on 8:37 am by Michael Grey | In From Piping Today Mag | Comments Off on An old postcard and a wee January ephemerid

Beyond nostalgia, I imagine one reason for the popularity of old posters, crate labels, postcards, (and, yes) magazines is due to the ease in which these items can be shipped. Online sites everywhere are bursting with stock for sale; from old newspapers to matchbook covers to everything in between. You may know these things are known as ephemera to those most interested namely, collectors. And this stuff is collected. Ephemera. While it’s a Greek word meaning “lasting only one day” it has the ring of the name of old Uist aunties: Hughina, Fenella – and Ephemera. I imagine Auntie E, yet, with yellow nicotine fingers and purse full of linty mints – and absolutely no time for collecting old bits of paper.
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