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Dad’s Army

Dad's Army A huge proportion of today’s TV viewers were nothing more than a twinkle in their parents’ eye when Dad’s Army was lighting up living rooms across Britain. But few will be unfamiliar with this iconic sitcom which featured some of the most memorable characters ever to grace the small screen. Written by Jimmy [...]

By | 2018-06-25T21:00:56+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Categories: 2018 GB Stamps, Dad's Army|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Royal Academy of Arts

2018 marks the 250th anniversary of one of this country’s greatest institutions – The Royal Academy of Arts. Royal Mail is honouring this significant milestone with an exciting issue of specially commissioned stamps. Six RA members were each asked to design a stamp featuring their own unique portrayal of the famed Summer Exhibition. BUY THE [...]

By | 2018-06-20T20:31:34+00:00 June 4th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

The Royal Wedding

The Must-Have Stamps of 2018! BUY THE STAMPS NOW It’s the day the nation has been waiting for! 19 May 2018, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will tie the knot at Windsor Castle and most of us will be glued to our television screens throughout the event. Naturally, Royal Mail are marking the momentous [...]


This month Royal Mail is showcasing owls.  Animals are amongst the most collected themes and yet the much-loved owl has rarely been a feature of British stamps. It was time that these striking and iconic creatures were given a starring role! BUY THE STAMPS NOW Owls have never been more popular than they are [...]

By | 2018-05-15T20:42:48+00:00 May 10th, 2018|Categories: 2018 GB Stamps, Owls|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Reintroduced Species

New Reintroduced Species stamps from Royal Mail. Biodiversity in the UK has been progressively eroded over the last two centuries. It is disturbing to think that more than 400 species of animals and plants have become extinct in this relatively short period of time. Urbanisation and intensive agricultural practices have largely been to blame for [...]

By | 2018-06-22T21:07:49+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Categories: 2018 GB Stamps, Reintroduced Species|Tags: , , , , , |2 Comments

Royal Air Force Centenary

The Royal Air Force Centenary by Sally Stacey The oldest independent air force in the world, the Royal Air Force (RAF) celebrates its centenary this year. To honour the Royal Air Force Centenary and the RAF's role in British military history and its vital ongoing contribution to protecting the nation, this Royal Mail issue includes [...]

Votes For Women

In celebration of the centenary of the Representation of the People Act 1918, the Royal Mail Votes for Women stamp issue showcases the efforts of those who campaigned for female suffrage in Britain. Eight stamps document women’s struggle and feature the significant and memorable demonstrations undertaken by the Suffragettes. The stamp issue coincides with a [...]

Royal Mail Heritage: Mail by Sea Post & Go

Post & Go Heritage Mail by Sea These days we have become accustomed to a fast and efficient mail delivery service, even internationally. The huge distances between senders and recipients present few issues in the technological age. But Royal Mail was established long before the first aeroplane took the skies. BUY THE STAMPS NOW [...]

Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones Every so often, a television series becomes so popular that it takes on a life of its own! There is certainly no denying the massive impact of Game of Thrones. Game of Thrones set of 10 x 1st class stamp BUY THE STAMPS NOW Those of a certain age [...]

By | 2018-01-31T21:27:45+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Categories: 2018 GB Stamps, Game of Thrones|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Amazing Mailart & Post From Around The World #2

Christmas is now only two weeks away so it is about time to show some postal AND Christmas themed (post)cards as well as some newly made mailart. I bought this one showing a tartan postbox the other day as it seemed very apt what with me being Scottish and mad about all things postal! There [...]

By | 2018-02-14T21:29:22+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Categories: Mailart, Mailart Received, Mailart Sent|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

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