Monday, 23 April 2018


                                                               FINCHES OF AUSTRALIA

 This is a recent First Day release "Maxi Cards"by Australia Post of "Finches of Australia and another lovely set of cards in this release. 23 March 2018.: Finch Hatton Queensland 4756.

Top Left card: Zebra Finch (Taeniopygia guttata)                 Top Right Star Finch (Neochmia ruficaua)

Bottom Left : Blue Faced Parrot Finch (Erythrura trichroa)   Bottom Right:Double Barred Finch : (Taeniopygia bicenovii)


                                                               CRAB EATER SEALS.


This is a most recent  First day  "Maxi Card " release from  Australia Post of the crab eating seals from The Australian Antarctic Territory.. This is a lovely set of cards..

Top Left card.       Crab Eater Mother and Pup.            Top Right card. Individual diving

Bottom Left card.:  Crab Eater Seal.                             Bottom right card : Group of Crab Eater Seals.



Thank you Akiko for this lovely card of these Cherry blossoms. a nice widow view ..This is a PIF card # 00 ...!!! Thank you Akiko
 Posted 12 April  :Arrived Sydney :23 April : Traveled 11 days...Arigato Akiko..

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Thank you Arnold for this great swap...really liked the look of this "Po Boy" most food in Louisiana it looks great...see the recipe on the card !!!
Posted 05 April : Arrived Sydney : 17 April : Traveled 12 days...Thanks again Arnold...!!

Saturday, 21 April 2018


Moscow Oblast .: RUSSIA.:

A nice surprise card from a longtime friend...and a lovely watercolor card from a recent visited place...Thank you dearest Olga for thinking of me on your travels..and so pleased that you had a great journey..The card is a water colour of Spitzbergen in Scandanavia..Thank you...Spasiba..
Posted 17 March : Arrived 09 April : Traveled 23 days,, sorry for the delay posting your lovely card on my blog..also for the lovely stamps that you have added...



Thank you so much Yang Yang for this swap card a welcomed surprise...and one to add to my collection of 'Flags of the World."
Posted 16 February : Arrived Sydney 06 April.: Traveled 21 days..Thank you Yang Yang ..Xie Xie..

TANZANIA :has a population of some 55.572,201 inhabitants.
AREA of Tanzania is 947 303 KM2
CAPITAL CITY : is Dar es Salaam. (de facto ) and Dadoma. (de jour )
LOCATION : of Tanzania is The eastern coast of Africa.
UNIQUE: to Tanzania is its Geography : The country is the site of Africa's highest and lowest points.Mount Kilimanjaro at 5,895 meters above sea level and the floor of Lake Tanganyika is 352 meters below sea level. The Ngorongoro Crater is the largest intact caldera in the world. 610 meters deep and its floor covering 260 KM2
FAMOUS : Freddy Mercury .: The front man vocalist and songwriter for the famous band Queen was born in Zanzibar a Tanzanian Archipelago.
 NATIONAL PARKS.: The Serengeti National Park is the home to the large migration of the largest ungulates as the seasons change. The population of the migratory wildebeests is approximately 1.2 million animals.
HISTORY : Independence  09 December 1961.from the United Kingdom as Tanganyika.
GEOGRAPHY.:  The Olduvai Gorge is located in the northern part of the country and is often referred to as "The Cradle of Mankind."

Sunday, 15 April 2018


Java.: Indonesia.:

Another great Year of the Dog Card this one from Indonesia and a great friend there ..Thank you so much Mia for these lovely card and stamp sets ..just so kind of you as you know I love these Chinese New Year so your mailbox too...Terimah Kasih...thank you