Postcard made by Laura (the UK) out of the brochure of the play. It had be long time since the last Shakesperean mail I got!
28 February 2020
26 February 2020
|Athenian stamnos showing Odysseus|
sailing past the Sirens, c. 480-470 BC
Roman bust of Homer (2nd century AD,
copy of an original of the 2nd century BC).
The mail brings always things you are interested in... like postcards (and more) about the Iliad (and Ancient Greece in general) when I am reading the book!
|"Helen of Troy" and "Cassandra"|
1898, Evelyn De Morgan
|Hypatia (350-370 CE - 415 CE [?])|
By Rachel Ignotofsky
the Ancient City of Tauric Chersonese and its chora, the remains of a city founded by Dorian Greeks in the 5th century BC on the northern shores of the Black Sea, nowadays Ukraine.
25 February 2020
24 February 2020
23 February 2020
Today's theme is Sunday Stamps is... Green!
China, 2002. Environmental Protection.
Netherlands, 2011. Green Initiatives.
Netherlands, 2008. Environmental Protection
Netherlands 2016.Think Green
United States, 2011. Go Green Campaign
Vietnam, 2015. Climate Change
22 February 2020
Sent by Ela (Poland) through the Postcrossing site, this postcard features a poster by Ryszard Kaja, Ryszard Kaja, one of Poland's best selling and prolific contemporary poster designers.
This is what the sender wrote in the back:
“The poster presents a folk custom. During the carnival young people dress up and wander from house to house giving New Year wishes. They get various gifts for this, usually sweets or money.”I am a bit confused abut the "New Year wishes" part.
And more New Year wishes, from Phillip (the USA):
This sending took a bit longer that usual to arrive. It was written on 18 January, postmarked on 23 January, and landed on 11 February.