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Christmas Stamps 2022: New Zealand
The Christmases of my youth were quite similar to what you might see in holiday movies -- snowy days outside engaging in sledding or snowball fights, warm evenings inside next to the fireplace sipping cider, bell-ringers at the mall, caroling on front porches, and so much more. It's a lot different in warmer parts of … Continue reading Christmas Stamps 2022: New Zealand
A Philatelist’s Tribute to QEII
I tend to wake up earlier and earlier as I become older, often just to urinate and return to bed until the alarm jars me into the shower at a more reasonable hour. Thus, it was just after three o'clock in the morning that I awoke last Thursday, the 8th of September 2022, and discovered … Continue reading A Philatelist’s Tribute to QEII
Happy New Year 2015!
Another year older, another year wiser? I have to admit that I’m a bit confused – is this the Year of the Sheep or the Year of the Goat. Some breeds of goats and sheep do look similar (the tails being the usual giveaway) but they aren’t exactly the same animal. Most websites detailing the … Continue reading Happy New Year 2015!