New Zealand wins the Battle of Rock

Legends of rock have been featured on plenty of stamps in recent years, but New Zealand has just trolled us all

Everything old is new again

Vintage graphic designs on stamps are so hot right now

New Zealand has worms

New Zealand has worms, but New Zealand's worms have a secret...

Riding the sheep’s back… or is it a goat?

Once upon a time, the Lunar (or “Chinese”) New Year was just a thing that Asians did. Whitey went to Chinatown to watch the firecrackers and eat yum cha, but that was about it. But a funny thing happened on the way to the 21st Century. Asia got richer, and China boomed. As the Chinese... Continue Reading →

Lots of love from abroad

As I wrote this rant on Australia Post's annual stamp issue that isn't really a Valentine's Day stamp issue but just happens to always feature lots of love and roses, I came across a few examples of similar issues from overseas. So I thought I'd add them here for hopeless romantics or equally hopeless philatelists.... Continue Reading →

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