The Death of Dickens: An Examination of His Characters and Reputation

Charles Dickens is right at the top of my list of favorite writers (I usually place him either even with or just below Samuel L. Clemons AKA Mark Twain). I took a look at the life of Dickens with a bit of a philatelic tribute on his birth anniversary in 2019, showcasing a few stamps and covers along with a brief biography. With 2020 marking … Continue reading The Death of Dickens: An Examination of His Characters and Reputation

Saint Lucia #49 (1902)

Saint Lucia #49 (1902)

Saint Lucia #49 (1902) Saint Lucia was a British colony in the eastern Caribbean Sea on the boundary with Atlantic Ocean and has been a sovereign country since 1979. Part of the Lesser Antilles, it is located north/northeast of the island of Saint Vincent, northwest of Barbados and south of Martinique. The volcanic island is more mountainous than most Caribbean islands, with the highest point … Continue reading Saint Lucia #49 (1902)