Sir Terry Pratchett, best selling science fiction and fantasy author of the Discworld series passed away today, he was 66 years old. He was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease in 2007, but still continued writing, finishing his final Discworld book last year. He passed away at his family home. (more…)
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Because stamps, like bow ties, are cool. The Royal Mail released images of the upcoming stamps earlier this week. The series will feature “the world’s most famous wizards, witches and enchanters.” Included are characters from Harry Potter, The Chronicles of Narnia and the Athurian legends.
It’s a great group but I can’t help but notice these magic bearers are all distinctly English. Hmm, so much for world’s famous. Maybe they were inferring these characters are famous the world over, which they are. But it would be cool to see wizards from the world over. Oh well, I should just shut my mouth and enjoy these stamps because they’re real beauties. My favorite? Morgan Le Fay, I love me a woman who can strike fear in an entire kingdom. See the whole set below the jump.