Happy Valentine’s Day or as it is known in Thailand, Wan Rak (“Day of Love”).

The Philatelic Museum in Bangkok has a special Valentine's Day postmark. I really wish the museum in Phuket would do something like this sometime.
The Philatelic Museum in Bangkok has a special Valentine’s Day postmark. I really wish the post office or museum in Phuket would do something similar.

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Today is the birth anniversary of French author Jules Verne and I am in the middle of putting together an article about him for A Stamp A Day. As is often the case, I have more stamps and covers portraying the writer and his works than I can possibly include in the article. So, I have added a slideshow of that material here on Philatelic Pursuits where I have more storage space in which to upload photos. I hope you enjoy the stamps (you can right-click on any of them to view a larger-sized image). If you’re interested in the life of Jules Verne, please have a look at the completed article on A Stamp A Day…