pillar box


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Richard, a former RAF chef who also owns hog roast company Swine Dining, said the Pillar Box will be quirky and out of the ordinary.
The pillar boxes have hardly changed in 160 years but face a threat from a stainless steel alternative.
Disgruntled customers will be expected to walk to a pillar box in Quarry Bank High Street, nearly a quarter of a mile away, for a later collection at 5.30pm.
"It would be nice for it to be marked as such an old example of a Victorian pillar box so visitors know it is there."
Estee Lauder Pure Color Long Lasting Lipstick in Red Tango, pounds 18.50 (www.esteelauder.co.uk) Knock 'em dead with a power pout in this pillar box red lipstick.
Plus the muted red is a nice alternative to the pillar box that's everywhere at the moment.
1499: Perkin Warbeck, the imposter claiming to be the Duke of York, was hanged at the Tower of London 1852: Britain's first pillar box was erected in Jersey 1859: Outlaw Billy the Kid (William H Bonney) was born 1869: Valdemar Poulsen, Danish inventor of the tape recorder, which he patented in 1898, was born 1887: Boris Karloff, actor best-known for horror roles, was born in London 1888: Harpo Marx, the Marx Brother who never spoke on screen, was born 1910: Dr Hawley Harvey Crippen, who poisoned his wife to seek a new life with his lover, Ethel Le Neve, was hanged at Pentoville Prison 1963: The first episode of the BBC TV serial Dr Who was screened in Britain.
The High Street is a fetish of slick black and patent leather - stop the traffic with a burst of pillar box red or a jolt of cobalt blue for that extra va va vroom
And after being stuck in this pillar box who can blame him?
The Only Fools and Horses star took to Facebook with a message for "my friend the Big Rich", new landlord of the Pillar Box, before he pulls his first pints at the Milton Street venue.
I turned up last week clutching my stamped letter, scanning outside and inside for a "pillar box" as we once called these familiar street works of art with their bright red livery.
She then trots after Harriet as she turns up Imperial Road and takes a breather at the well-known red pillar box half way up the road.
CALLUM DAVIDSON has watched Andy Murray's gold pillar box lure tennis fans in their droves to Dunblane.
If you find it a difficult colour to wear, why not test the waters with a burgundy jumper or brave a pair of pillar box red tights?