We seem to have had a run of imaginary characters in recent stamp issues, Wallace and Gromit at Christmas which I loved, even though they were rather small, Gerry Anderson's Thunderbirds and Joe 90 in January (no strings showing) and coming up on the 8th March Magic Realms featuring, King Arthur, Harry Potter, Discworld and Narnia. But the ones I have chosen are another of my favourite characters, issued in October last year, the Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, not the ones I have shown before here but the miniature sheet which tells a story
EH Shepherd illustrated the original books with these drawings, using his son's teddy bear called Growler as a model for Pooh. Words and drawings, the perfect book for any age.
Viridians Postcards is the hostess of Sunday Stamps"When you wake up in the morning, Pooh," said Piglet at last, "what's the first thing you say to yourself?"
"What's for breakfast? said Pooh. "What do you say, Piglet?"
"I say, I wonder what's going to happen exciting today?" said Piglet.
Pooh nodded thoughtfully.
"It's the same thing," he said.