Brockley, Forest Hill & Honor Oak Postcards


I designed and illustrated these postcards, celebrating some of my favourite South-East London destinations!

Pick yours up at the following stockists (cards stocked in brackets):

Made in Brockley  @MadeBrockley (Brockley)
Honeybourne’s 46 Ladywell Rd, SE13 7UZ @Honeybourne_s (Brockley, Forest Hill & Honor Oak)
Stag & Bow 8 Dartmouth Rd, Forest Hill, SE23 3XU @stagandbow (Forest Hill)
Bunka 4 Dartmouth Rd, Forest Hill, London SE23 3XU @bunkaforesthill (Forest Hill)

The text on the reverse of the card features little-known facts about the area, in relation to the illustrations:

Brockley “It is believed that the name ‘Brockley’ is either an Anglo Saxon term meaning ‘a place in a woodland clearing’, or is derived from the old English word ‘Broc’, meaning ‘badger’.”

Forest Hill “Ted Christmas was a popular builder, responsible for many of Forest Hill’s beautiful properties built in the early 1900s.”

Honor Oak “Legend has it that the name Honor Oak derives from when Queen Elizabeth I ‘picnicked’ with Sir Richard Bulkeley under a local oak tree in 1602. Close by sits St. Augustine’s, with its distinctive turret.”