Monthly Archives: November 2019

Irish Post Offices: Update

I have spent most of this week updating my Post Office/Stamps on a Roll spread sheets. An Post (the Irish Post Office) has an excellent website which advises customers of the location of all post offices in Ireland. In September … Continue reading

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Logo

Earlier this year, An Post has adopted a new logo. The photograph (above), St Gabriels Road post office in Dublin was taken in 2017. This shows the “old” logo. The photograph (above) Trim post office in County Meath was taken … Continue reading

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Post Offices in Limerick City

Many readers of this Blog will be aware that as a “senior” citizen I can travel free on public transport anywhere in Ireland. As I am fit and healthy, I travel a lot. While it is interesting in a historic … Continue reading

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Organising A Stamp Collection

I am not really sure that a Stamp Collection can be organised. At best, an “organised” collection happens accidently. I have been collecting stamps for nearly sixty years. The point I am at today is due to some organisation, some … Continue reading

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28,037

The total number of Stamps in my collection is now 28,037. For over fifty years, I have kept a total of the stamps I have. It is so much easier since the invention of “spread sheets”. This is a very … Continue reading

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Another Stamp Club

Thursday 7th November 2019. I was invited to a stamp club in another town, about 40 miles from me. A very cold and wet night. I travelled by train. I really enjoyed it. Maybe 15 or so members and we … Continue reading

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A Stamp Club Meeting

It is maybe odd that I have never attended a Stamp Club meeting. Well it is not strictly true. I was a member of the Irish Philatelic Circle for about three years in the 1980’s and again in 2016. I … Continue reading

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