vintage and contemporary postcards and stamps from around the world

30 October 2022



release the kraken
issued in 1990 and illustrated by Allan Cormack and Deborah Drew-Brook
We have the larger than life Sasquatch, the Kraken, the Werewolf and, finally, but not least, Ogopogo who is said to live in Okanagon Lake (BC)

The lake monster has been mostly described as being a serpentine creature with smooth dark skin with a large body thicker than a telephone pole and being up to 50ft in length. The monster has said to move at incredible speeds coiling it’s body in vertical undulations and propelling itself with a powerful tail. 

some scary apparitions for Sunday Stamps

23 October 2022



A clock tower in Elbasan, Albania. 

for Sunday Stamps- lighthouses, towers

16 October 2022



It may not be surprising to see that these were designed in 1977.

top left - locomotive of the Jezreel Valley train

top right - first locomotive in the Holy Land 

bottom left - locomotive of Israeli railways

bottom right - locomotive at the time of the British Mandate period (1920-1948)

some brightly coloured trains for Sunday Stamps

09 October 2022

salmon run


It is the time of year for the salmon run, and really, it is quite a sight if you are lucky enough to be able to watch them jumping upstream.

my choice for this week's Sunday Stamps

02 October 2022


Kakadu National Park the second largest national park in Australia, mostly owned by the Aboriginal people who have lived there for over 60,000 years

 Uluru, a sacred sandstone monolith, one of the most important indigenous sites in Australia.


Both are located in the Northern Territory and are listed for both their natural and cultural values.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites for Sunday Stamps