On January 23, 2023, the Belgian Post Group -- commonly known as bpost -- will issue 12 new stamp designs, of which eleven were publicized in late December 2022. The twelfth, commemorating the 50th birth anniversary of HM Queen Mathilde, was unveiled on her actual birthday -- January 20. Ten of the stamps are in … Continue reading Stamps of 2023: Belgium (January 2023)
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01-20 Fin (Or, the End of January 2020)
Thus, the first month of the Twenties comes to an end. January's are usually one of my slower months but this one was anything but. I did my share of fill-in days (when I cover classes for an absent teacher) throughout the month. Last Friday, I was at a school that contains at least 3,500 … Continue reading 01-20 Fin (Or, the End of January 2020)
Postcrossing: Received Cards #9, 10 and 11!
When it rains, it pours! After a bit of a dry-spell, there was a stack of mail on the lobby counter this morning as I was leaving for work. Among the mail were four postcards, three of them official Postcrossing cards and one was from my sister in America. One of these was actually a … Continue reading Postcrossing: Received Cards #9, 10 and 11!
A Morning Stroll Through the Old Town
It’s been a while since I’ve walked through Phuket’s Old Town area during the daytime while having my camera along. It’s even rarer for me to go into “tourist mode” and shoot photos of things I see almost every day. But I was in the mood to do so this morning while on my way … Continue reading A Morning Stroll Through the Old Town