A fine West Norwood ghost sign from Vanessa Woolf, with another of those part-letter telephone ‘numbers’. GIP as hinted at above, stood for Gipsy Hill.


Bonsoir Pyjamas is still just about visible high above Turnmill Street in London.  Founded in 1926, the company is still going strong as Bonsoir of London. Ideal wear when smoking a fag and wearing stout slippers, below.

Pattern making may be long gone, but the signs at F.Bowman’s foundry in Amwell Street, London, live on.

The ghost signs of Zagreb (or at least as many as I could spot in a flying visit).