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John’s Weekly Blog

The Camels Challenge

Give these camels 🐪 🐪 a break. They are under a lot of stress - thirsty and cranky – because, as they prepare for their “desert classic” — above, in the sky; circulating round and round; like military aircraft doing a sortie mission, are those chop licking buzzards!

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Where Have All The Canada Postcards Gone?

Where Have All The Canada Postcards Gone?

MJR has thousands and thousands of Postcards. However, where have all those early vintage Canadian real photo postcards gone? 👀
MJR is as dry as two humps on a Camels back without water. Imagine the thought process of two Camels 🐪 🐪 as they prepare for a trip, with empty humps, let’s say “humphed out “ and let’s say without a “water pump” in sight.

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Lest We Forget

Lest We Forget

Lest we forget,   A video in memory of the fallen soldiers, truly beautiful! Video by Celtic Thunder - 'Christmas 1915'. Youtube link:  https://youtu.be/JG3l-OBdcPI   A resource for anyone wanting more information about the 1915 Christmas Truce:https://www.iwm.org.uk/history/the-real-story-of-the-christmas-truceHello collectors,Bruce Bainrsfather WWI British Military Artist, experienced first hand WWI Battles from the trenches. A gifted comic artist with a creative mind, he provided an amusing perspective to WWI trench war.Although the approach was not a favourite of British Parliament, it was overwhelmingly successful by the British and other allied forces.An example of a comic postcard by Bairnsfather can be viewed on MJR’s website from...

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The very sad ending of the $50,000 Stamp Collection

The very sad ending of the $50,000 Stamp Collection

Over a lengthy period of time the aging adhesive tape started to change to a yellowish colour. Then, a deeper yellow, eventually turning to a dark orange. Underneath was the sticky stuff which migrated eventually into the stamp — every stamp.

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A Very Sad Story About A Stamp Collection!

A Very Sad Story About A Stamp Collection!

 
As she took the money in hand I noticed she looked teary. I asked “are you crying”? She said “yes.” My obvious question was, “Why?”  The senior lady’s response was:  “Because these postcards are going to somebody who really appreciates them”

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