Stamps Aren’t Cool Episode 3: When Lizzie met Eddie

The last UK stamp releases under Elizabeth II were colourful and fun. So why are some collectors heading for the door?

Long live the Queen

The reign of the Machin stamp draws to an end... but not without controversy

Love this retro Jersey

I am so here for this utterly ridiculous acid trip of a stamp sheetlet, looking like somebody swallowed a reel of Yellow Submarine and regurgitated it

Game of Thrones on stamps: printer is gumming

The Royal Mail jumps on the Game of Thrones band-dragon with these sumptuous stamps... but are sinister motives at play?

Souvenirs, novelties, party tricks…

Scents, silly shapes, heat-sensitive ink, music that you can hear on a record player... welcome to the super-fun world of novelty stamps!

How exhibitionism stripped me bare

Punk visited a stamp exhibition to geek out. So how did it end in an existential crisis?

Rhodonites are a girl’s new best friend

No messing about with this issue. You want gemstones? Fine... here are some fat freakin' gemstones!

Bogus! When a stamp is not a stamp

Bogus stamps LOOK like stamps, but they have a dirty secret. It's all explained in this story of the hair and the tortoise...

Another day, another dollar (and fifty cents)

Australia's postal rate rise means new stamps, more work for its busiest crocodiles, and slower delivery times. Wait, what?

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away…

With their eyes on Star Wars profits, more nations turn to the Dark Side

Water on Mars (and all the other planets)

As water flows on Mars and champagne flows at NASA, these gorgeous stamps risk being flooded by my tears of joy

Princess stamps? AMAZEBALLS!

A baby was born on the other side of the world over three months ago and soon we will have stamps about it! This is the happiest day of my life!

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