Sunday, 3 May 2020


2013: Greeting Stamp (Design - Jenny Burman)
Looking out to the horizon and 'the offing' the distant sea which can be seen from shore and which we dream to be off towards.  Time to
2013: Measure Time and Space (Design - Kristian Möller; Engraver Lars Sjööblom)
set the compass and set sail for the

2010: Shanghai Expo - Souvenir Flora and Fauna Issue
South Pacific and the Cook Islands.  In my mind I can hear the soft lap of waves and a gentle breeze.  The Shanghai Expo's theme was 'Better City - Better Life' however the small island nations in the Pacific Pavilion took a more sustainable approach and the theme ' Pacific Ocean - Spring of Inspiration' showcasing the beauty of the Pacific countries, their unique culture and sustainable lifestyle.  Yes I would like to linger here and whale watch but for
1982: Landscapes and Animals
novelty perhaps visit an inland sea in Mongolia. Uvs Lake is the largest in Mongolia and the remnant of what was a huge saline sea thousands of years ago.

Poolbeg Lighthouse

Sunday Stamps II theme this week is - Water - paddle over to See It On A Postcard


FinnBadger said...

Great selection today - that first Swedish one is simple, yet captivating. Love the Mongolian horses, too.

Mail Adventures said...

Wow, the first stamp is just amazing!

violet s said...

Mongolian stamps have such a distinct character to them.
I believe the Cook Islands is one place the virus has not reached.

Ana said...

I agree about that first stamp, so simple yet brings out exactly the feeling water has on me... soothing and calming

Bob Scotney said...

Who said that you can take a horse to water but not make it drink - Mongolia has cracked it seems.