The South China Sea is a tinderbox in which one spark threatens to set off World War Three. Bad news: the stamp collectors are getting involved
When history is Cook’d, Black Stories Matter
Recent Australian stamps speak volumes about an urgent global issue. So why won’t you see them on your mail?
Schnitz-canned! How Austria trolled Brexit Britain
Austria Post bids the UK so long, farewell, auf Wiedersehen, goodbye
Iceland’s stamps are on the rocks
Some breaking news out of Iceland last week has shocked the placid world of stamp collecting and made this puffin sad.
Cold War propaganda stamp of the day
What makes this Cold War childhood favourite so dynamic? The answer lies in one simple design feature
Queen: 1. Punk: 0.
This stamp is such a great example of design serving design. Every time I see it, I gaze in wonder once at the artistry of the brooch itself, as stunning now as the day it was made
Watch a rich person pay $85,000 for something a rat peed on
The story of a king's head and a rat who couldn't wait
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!
The Queen isn’t dead. Long live the Queen!
Australia has a weird obsession with issuing stamps to celebrate the Queen's birthday. Spare a thought for the graphic designers...
Punk has been in the wars lately, just like these fearsome gun-totin' ballerinas
Portraits of the USA (plus the best stamp they never released)
The USA sure knows how to honor its greats on a stamp. But will the Post Office go for my alternative suggestion for Johnny Cash?
Culturally Revolutionary Stamp of the Day
This ballet stamp is just stunning. The colours emit a classic Asian 70s vibe. And the composition - her right leg is almost parallel to her rifle. Wait, what?