You crazy diamonds

Attention cool uncles and boring guys at university house parties: Pink Floyd is being immortalised on stamps!

Royal Mail's tribute issue clocks in at no less than 10 stamps, which, must like a prog rock album, is more than anyone asked for and a lot more than was probably necessary to get the job done.

USA portraits – and the best stamp they never released

Credit where it's due. How well does the United States Postal Service do portrait stamps? It's got a head start, being in America and all. With its entrepreneurial spirit, vibrant cultural scene, and comprehensive disenfranchisement of minorities, the USA is never short of an innovator, an envelope-pusher or a trailblazer to honour on a stamp.... Continue Reading →

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