The Times

“There are about 114,000 letterboxes in use in Britain. The stamps issued today by Royal Mail depict four different types which, like the Wakefield original, are hung in or on walls. Pillarboxes, and other varieties attached to telegraph poles or on posts, are not shown. Unrepresented, also, are the rarest British letterboxes which date from… Read More

“I can’t be sure how the nippers felt. In years to come, in grown-up reminiscences about the childhood holidays, will they roll their eyes and groan? Will they rue things they could have done? The funfairs not visited, the go-karts not ridden, the sombreros not worn? I hope they will laugh about the time Dad… Read More