Welcome to Sunday Summary, the meme in which I attempt to summarize the week that came before. This was the first week of the month-long term break and I was even lazier than usual. I concentrated on music and little else, as we will see. I have decided that the coming week will see more … Continue reading Sunday Summary #8
World Post Day
New Postcrossing Stamps 2022
Updated 7 September to include the Estonian Postcrossing stamp as announced on the Postcrossing Blog. Within the next month, Estonia, Luxembourg and Germany will each release single stamps marking the Postcrossing project, established in July 2005. I joined in late June 2006 and wrote a little about my early experience on my Postcards to Phuket … Continue reading New Postcrossing Stamps 2022
Happy World Post Day!
Have you written a letter today?
Happy World Post Day
Every October 9th is celebrated internationally as World Post Day which is the anniversary of the founding of the Universal Postal Union in Bern, Switzerland, back in 1874. It’s purpose is “to create awareness of the role of the postal sector in people’s and businesses’ everyday lives and its contribution to the social and economic … Continue reading Happy World Post Day
Postcrossing: Sent Cards #7 & 8!
I sent three Postcrossing cards last month and all three have now arrived with the two most recent being registered over the last couple of days. Card #TH-146505 was sent to Ans in the Netherlands. She'd requested a card showing shipping, ports, or water. The only one I could find remotely meeting those requirements was a … Continue reading Postcrossing: Sent Cards #7 & 8!
Postcrossing: Sent Card #6!
The first in the most recent batch of Postcrossing cards that I sent has arrived in Germany following a 16-day journey that covered 9,449 kilometers (5.858 miles). I'd sent Werner a card picturing a view of the expanse of Phuket Town, plus the sea in the distance, as seen from the summit of Khao … Continue reading Postcrossing: Sent Card #6!