Monthly Archives: October 2014

Margaret Thatcher Stamp

One of the problems with the British Post Office issuing a stamp to commemorate Margaret Thatcher, the Prime Minister, who died last year is that she was not entirely popular with some people…a sizeable part of the Norn Iron population, … Continue reading

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Fourteen Years…Fourteen Months

I think the first stamp album I ever had was a paperback album called “Trusty”. It cost the princely sum of two shillings in Woolworths about 1961. The inside cover had some information about Philately (President F D Roosevelt) was … Continue reading

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Stampa 2014

STAMPA…the Irish National Stamp Exhibition is taking place over 17th October to 19th October. I journeyed up to Dublin for the first day yesterday. Having first visited the Philatelic Bureau in the GPO, I got a stamped card, entitling me … Continue reading

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