The Castle – Win

Castle Letter box

Not Darryl Kerrigan’s House from the film

It’s a rather splendid letter box in a suburb not that far from Melbourne Airport, the setting for the Film.


For more Unusual House Photos, and Fails, have a look at: What the………………….?

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Hydrant Letter Box – Fail

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Another one of those houses where I walked up and down the street 2-3 times before I realised the owner had used a hydrant cover as a letter box.


Don’t people want to get any post? . . . . . . .It seems not if you look at the size [read more...]

Letter Box Fail

secret mail box 1

Can you see the mail box?

Do you think the people in this house don’t like to get post?………or do they like to give their postie a challenge?

The only way to deliver a letter is to push the bush aside.

The Your letter box post explains what you should provide.

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Street Numbering – Win!


You would think that some houses were owned by secret agents as there are no traces of a street number.

You couldn’t accuse either of the properties featured in this post of being shy about letting people know the house number.

I particularly like the one below with the numbers fabricated out of Corten [read more...]

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Letter Boxes – Is Bigger Better?

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One of the big signs to potential burglars that there is no one at home is a letter box stuffed with post and junk mail after its gone dark in the evening.  

In a recent post about letter boxes I talked about minimum sizes. After seeing a couple of larger letter boxes I [read more...]

Your letter box

Our letter box

I know that a lot of communications come via Email and Facebook now but I still like to receive mail.

A nice card means a lot more to me than a Happy Birthday tweet.

If you are like me and like to get letters, make sure that you take a bit of care with [read more...]