I didn't plan to feature this stamp when it came out. But I've come to love one particular design element. It's probably not the one you think...
Some breaking news out of Iceland last week has shocked the placid world of stamp collecting and made this puffin sad.
As mail revenues continue to plummet, Christmas offers one last chance to hear the bells jingling on their cash registers.
So which countries brought their festive A-game in 2018?
Sometimes you can see a stamp dozens of times without fully appreciating its majesty. And then, for some reason, you happen to notice it in a certain light, or at a certain magnification, or across a cosy bar eight vodka and tonics into a Friday night
Silo art: it's the rural equivalent of street art, only it's painted on grain silos, and it is, as a rule, ENORMOUS.
As soon as I caught a chromey whiff of this issue from Australia, I knew I would have to tell you about it. I give you: Street Art.
No f***ing about with this issue. You want gemstones? Fine. Here are some fat f***ing gemstones. Straya! (Also: illicit drug use at stamp shows.)
Well this is the most exciting thing to happen this year since I accidentally swiped right on Tinder and he turned out to be a match, a babe, and leaving for overseas two days later. The UK is releasing a set of David Bowie stamps!