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It’s a small, small world…

I recently heard about what must be the most exciting discovery in the back of an old wardrobe since, well, Narnia!  Continue reading It’s a small, small world…

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Time to write a letter…

 

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Thailand commemorates International Letter Writing Week circa. 1970

Dear reader of my blog,

I hope this letter finds you well.  Do you mind me asking, when was the last time you wrote a letter?  Continue reading Time to write a letter…

When is a stamp not a stamp?

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When is a stamp not a stamp? When it’s a TangleSTamp!

It sounds like the beginning of a bad joke, but it’s actually a good question!  Continue reading When is a stamp not a stamp?

The writing on the page

The pages are still blank, but there is a miraculous feeling of the words being there, written in invisible ink and clamouring to become visible. – Vladimir Nabokov

I’ve been thinking about notebooks. As in, why – when I could choose to collage or decoupage literally anything with postage stamps – why did I choose notebooks? Continue reading The writing on the page

“Ambassadors of art and life”

The stamp is an important object. Although very small in format, it carries a message. Stamps are a measure of the culture of a country. This tiny, rectangular piece of paper links the hearts of sender and receiver. It is a bridge between peoples and nations. The stamp knows no borders. It reaches us even in prisons, asylums, and hospitals, and wherever we may be on earth. Stamps should be ambassadors of art and life Continue reading “Ambassadors of art and life”