Category Archives: first day covers

Singing Whats? When the Crawdad Chorus Has Its Moment In The Sun #Film review

I almost didn’t go. The reviews were pretty meah. I’d not read the book, even though it had had strong reviews. Maybe it was one of those transitions to the screen that don’t work. And then the timing. The start … Continue reading

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Philately Friday: Give Me A ‘T’ Please

Dad loved sharing his enthusiasms and he had high hopes that one or both of the Archaeologist and I would follow suit. We did our best but I think, taking the long view neither of us really fell in love … Continue reading

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Philately Friday – No. 1

I’ve been perusing the first day covers I’ve inherited form Dad and they are such a range of little pieces of art and history that it seems a shame not to share some with you. To start the process, I’ve … Continue reading

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Putting A Stamp On It

The Textiliste is a craftperson of no little skill. Bi-annually she and her colleagues in the local quilting group put on a show and it falls to her to curate it. The venue is a spectacular house in Dulwich where … Continue reading

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