The Queen is to celebrate her 90th birthday on April 21st 2016 and six new stamps mark this momentous occasion. They include 3 x 1st Class and 3 x £1.52 stamps, each 37mm x 35mm. [...]
23rd April 2016 marks the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death. He is the best-selling author in history and it would be impossible to overstate the influence of his work on that of succeeding generations. [...]
The Royal Mail’s British Humanitarians stamp issue will celebrate the achievements of three men and three women who have truly made a difference. Issued on 15th March 2016 the six stamps feature monochrome portraits of [...]
In 2016, Royal Mail celebrates 500 years of operating a regular, organised postal service - find out all about this very Positively Postal event and the new stamps due for issue on 17th February 2016 [...]
Now that Christmas is over and 2016 is fast approaching, let's take a look at the first new GB stamp issue of the year which marks the explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton and his Endurance Expedition. [...]
I've come across a few old maxi cards from over 10 years ago so thought I would feature them on here. The first one marks the 80th anniversary of R.M.S. Lusitania back in 1995 (it [...]
Mail & Mailart
This first class stamp (PHQ) card featuring a Dimorphodon is flying off to a school class in the USA so hope they are not too taken aback once (s)he arrives! Dimorphodon (meaning "two-form tooth") was [...]
All Aboard! A selection of four buses - AEC Regent MKIII RT, Bristol KSW5G, AEC Routemaster, Bristol Lodekka FSF6G - all driving off to a Postcrosser in Germany. I was up in London on Sunday [...]
At-At Walkers off on their way to a young Star Wars fan in Germany. Greetings from Oberhausen, sent in by Sven via Postcrossing from Germany.
Species at Risk Barn Owl (Tyto Alba) 17p stamp (PHQ) card off to a Postcrosser in Russia. Horsing around on this lovely postcard in from Finland.
Tunnelling below London Streets 1898 2nd class stamp (PHQ) card off to a Postcrosser in Hong Kong. The weather has been a bit like it is on this postcard here in London of late, sent [...]
Greetings from Paddington who finds himself on this 1st class stamp PHQ card from 1994 off to visit a Postcrosser in Taiwan. A very informative postcard depicting an old Route 66 scene sent in by [...]