Beyond the Pale


Going Postal
June 2, 2010, 8:16 pm
Filed under: Etsy, Fripperies, Trinkets, Victoriana, Vintage | Tags: , , , ,

Over the Bank Holiday weekend, we were treated to a wonderful two-part adaptation of Terry Pratchett’s Going Postal on Sky 1.

I had salivated over the trailers and was not to be disapointed. I LOVED every minute!

For those of you who missed it – fear not: it’s being repeated on Friday 4th June at 6pm, or you can watch it on Sky Player online. There will also be a DVD released later this year.

The costumes and sets were amazingly detailed and entirely evocative of madcap steampunk Victoriana. Wonderful stuff. Casting seemed spot-on, too, with excellent performances all round.

Of course, all this inspired me to create a selection of themed goodies found from various talented designers and sellers on Etsy. Recently, their Treasury section has allowed for one extra item per line, so even more to feast the ol’ peepers on.

You can see larger pictures at my Treasury page, but for your delectation, I present my Going Postal round-up…

Direct links to items shown, left to right, by shop name:

1st Row: 1) Octopus Parlour, 2) The Corridor, 3) Fuzzy Freaks, 4) Ustabee

2nd Row: 1) Penny Masquerade, 2) Olga Italy, 3) Travelling Inkwell, 4) Thrifty Pyg

3rd Row: 1) Bad Girl Vintage, 2) Gypsy Carriage, 3) Poker Ladies, 4) Martha’s Attic Too

4th Row: 1) Ksickles, 2) Dash and Bag, 3) Luna Shine Shine, 4) Taeliac

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I love Going Postal! I can’t wait to watch the movies. I thought they would come out Easter hols though. 😀

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