Hello, Friday evening here in Hong Kong and time for stamps.
Continuing my new theme of writing about other philatelic sites and blogs I would like to introduce you to this excellent site
from Romania. - blog timbrofil
Two nicely presented recent writings, One on Edward Knapp who was a prominent philatelist who specialised in postal history of the USA and the Confederate States of America. He accumulated a collection of rare items including hotel covers which formed a collection with which he won many awards including international awards in 1926 and 1936.
The most recent writing I saw was about the Royal Mail Shakespeare issue. To be honest not my favourite designs (see above image) but nice to see the 400th anniversary of his death commemorated. I think Royal Mail could have issued less stamps though. Of course it must have been a challenge to select the quotes. They missed a few of my favourites though: Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none, from All's Well that Ends Well; and from Othello; I am one who loved not wisely but too well, and finally although this is questionably attributable to Shakespeare; I would challenge you to a battle of wits but I see you are unarmed.
Keep up the good work Catalin
Have a great philatelic weekend everyone.