Calgary Stampede – 1983 image


I am starting to think there is a treasure trove of images captured in old photographs from our world travels over the last 35 years.  This one is from a series of ‘snaps’ taken with a simple and inexpensive camera using Kodak or Fuji film from 1983.  The 3×5 print is all I have, but after scanning and a little photoshopping, I am quite pleased with the result.  Hopefully, I will find more…

Thematic Philately Topic – UK First Day Covers


Receiving UK First Day covers in the mail once or twice a month from the Royal Mail is a passive form of collecting, I admit…..but the array of topics and creative art that often (but not always) is provided in these covers is astounding.  I have been collecting since October of 1993, and this ‘Sherlock Holmes” theme was my first received.  To view more samples go the pull down “Thematic Philately” Tab on the blog.

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