My Wantlist

Currently I am looking for the FDC , mint stamps , mint stamp sheetlet, mint Miniature sheet for my topic of collection : Zodiac, Cartoon and Comic, Astronomy, Planet , Lunar New Year(Monkey),Odd shaped M/S,Preserve Polar Regions and Glaciers and Beijing Olympic 2008.

Anyone interested to exchange from Malaysia or able to help please email me at:

Thank you very much.

EUROPA 2009- ASTRONOMY, Europa 2010-CHILDREN BOOK.anyone can help on this topic's stamps ,blocks, miniature sheet or FDC please contact me. My items for exchange
I have new address, please don't send anything to the address shown in previous post. Email me for the new address. Thanks

Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Postcard From Finland!!

Another nice postcard from postcrossing.

First Cover From India, Thanks Sameer!

This is the first cover i receive from India. With very nice Buddha stamp.

Cover From France, Thanks Eric Bruth!

Nice cover From France, France-Greenland joint issue. Thanks Eric Bruth for sending this nice cover.

Sunday, December 2, 2007

Malaysia Stamp Week 26Nov-2Dec 2007

26 November to 2 December is Malaysia 2007 Stamp week. Stamp set of 3 with face value 0.50 each and a miniature sheet which is high value RM4.00 were issued.

Everyday during the stampweek will have the different cancellation for the day.

Cover with the miniature sheet and the postmark for the stampweek. This postmark can only get from the exhibition counter where the stamp week held.

Some information about the stamp in the miniature sheet, from the Post Malaysia.( Left to Right)

Petloa bantal ( Luffa aegyptiaca)
Petola banta is alos commonly known as smooth petola due to the surface of the frut which is smooth and slightly waxy. The plant is a climber using its tendrils. The fruit is cylindrical in shape, light green with 9-10 dark green lines along the length of the fruit. The flowers are bright yellow and the whole plant is covered with fine hair. Young fruits are normally cooked as vegetables. However, fibres from the matured fruits are used as a sponge for cleaning cooking utensils or as a loofah.

Winged bean( Psophocarpus tetragonolobus)
Winged bean is alos known as kacang kelisa. The plant is a type of vine growing with a climbing twining steam. Leaves are trifoliate with three leaflets. Flowers are beautiful with bluish purple in colour. Clusters consist of 2-10 flowers. Winged bean is eaily recognized because it has a unique bean pod. The bean pod is about 15-22cm long. Flour-angled with frilly edges running lengthwise. The surface is waxy and the flesh of the young pod is partially translucent. The bean pod has a high nutritional content. Proteain content is alos high about 29% to 39%.

Turi ( Sesbania grandiflora)
Turi or geti is a perennial plant reaching a height of 4m tall. Leaves are pinnately compound with leaflets in opposite arrangement. Flowers are white or red in colour, drooping from the flower stalk. The boiled shoot is eaten as ulam while the young leaves can be cooked with coconut milk. Petals of young flower buds can also be eaten as ulam or cooked as vegetables. In addition to that, the bark, leaf, root and lower of the plant also posses medicinal values.

Terung pipit( Solanum torvum)
Terung pipit is also known as terung rembang. The plant is weedy and can easily be found at grass files, bushes or along roadsides. The plant is a shrub reaching a height of 1-2 m tall. The leaf is large, oval in shape with triangular lobed margin. The whole plant is covered with sharp thorns such as on the stem, leafstalks and inflorescence axis. Flowers are white in colour and arranged in a cluster. The fruits are similar to berries, round, small in size and are borne in a short bunch. The young fruits are usualy eaten as ulam either fresh or boiled. It can also be fried or cooked in dishes. The fruits are believed to reduce high blood pressure.

Cover with the set of stamp.

This is the cover with the postmark yesterday. Some information about the stamps from Post Malaysia. (Left to right)

Torch ginger ( Etlingera elatior)
The plant can reach 5m in height. The flower is pink in colour on a long stalk, about 90cm in length, arining from its rhizome in the ground,. Torch ginger flower, also known as Kantan flower is popular because it is widely used as flovouring in many dishes especially in laksa and asam pedas. In addition to that, the flower has high antioxidant properties. The fruit and leaf also posses their own unique medicinal values.

Bitter melon (Momordica charantia)
The herbaceours, tendril-bearing vine grows to 5m tall. Leaves 4-12cm wide, with 3-7 deep lobes are alternately arranged. The flowers are yellow in colour. The fruet is green, oblong, 17-23cm long, with a distinct warty surface. Young fruts possess white seeds and piths turning red upon ripening. Fruits taste bitter but the bitter taste can be reduced by soaking the fruits in salt water before cooking. The flesh is juicy and crunchy in texture. The young fruit is normally eaten as ulam. Bitter melons have been used in various Asian medicines for a long time as it is believed to possess anti-malarial properties and can control diabetes and cure skin diseases.

Terung sasam(Solanum ferox)
The tree is small, reaching a height of 0.5-1.0m tall. The whole plant parts are coverd with fine hair. Leaves art sub-opposite in arrangement and the shap is oval with triangular lobes. The upper leaf surface is covered with thorns along the veins. The flowers sprout in racemes with short stalks. Flower petals are white and powdery. The fruits are oval in shape, 2-3cm wide and also covered with fine hair. The fruit is initially green and turns yellow when it is ripe. Its sour taste makes it suitable to be used as sour flavouring for dishes.

I had took the changes to get the postmark and make the cover to send to few friends. Most of the friends who sent cover to me before will receive the cover and wish you all like it. And please let me know when you receive it or just post on your blog then i will know the cover is reach safely. Thanks

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Christmas Cover from Lietuva!!

Jingle bell.... jingle bell....Christmas is around the corner.. Fouth Christmas cover from Lietuva.. another nice cover for my Christmas collection. Most of Europe country will issue stamps for Christmas... just looking forward to have more soon..

First Cover From Czech Rep. Thanks Lenka!

Wow!! such a nice cover from Czech. I really feel happy and surprise when receiving this cover in my mail box. Really thanks Lenka, however i also not sure should i call you Lenka? For me, you can just call me SiewLan. The cover i like it so much because all the stamps using is zodiac,somemore is many stamps on the cover. Zodiac is one of my topic. Really looking forward to have further exchanging with you. If you have the full set of stamps i also interest to exchange it with you. Thanks. Will send you back soon. Anything can contact me through the email.

Cover From France, Thanks Stephane!

Receive this nice cover from Stephane, date of issued is 12November2007. I had visit to the post website to think of gather more information, but i don't understand France. So hard for me to get more information for this stamp. The postmark should be from a Philatelic Exhibition at Paris. Looks really nice. Thanks

Cover From Italy, Thanks Riccardo!

Well, another nice cover from Riccardo. Eric had a very good explanation for the Stamps.
Therefore for those who are interested to know more about the stamps can visit to his blogs.

Nice Cover From German

Christmas Cover From Germany!!

This is my third Christmas cover. From Germany issued on 8 Nov2007

Postcard From China!

This is the postcard received from China through the Postcrossing. Thanks

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Nice and First Cover From Brazil !!

Thanks Pedro Pozzato for this nice cover. This is my first cover from Brazil. From the message, Pedro already sent me one before, but i not receive it. However really thanks for this resend cover. I like it , nice stamp in block and clear postmark it has.

Cover From Russia, Thanks Alexander!

This is another nice cover receive from Alexander, I really love this cover, International Polar Year. Nice topic and the sheetlet really nice. Unfortunately, the cover get wet because of heavy rain again. When i receive this cover i feel happy and sad, happy is the nice cover sent by Alexander, so sad is the cover get wet !!

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Postcard from Finland, Thanks!

Another postcard from Finland, From the postcrossing. Really amazing picture.

Christmas Cover From Finland, 2007

How about this Christmas cover? hehe.. i like it very much, really nice cover. My second Christmas cover for year 2007. Looking forward to receive more...

The stamp on the cover is Straw Goat and Mouse. There is another stamp: GingerBread Mouse which is issued together.
Here you are set of the stamp. Really nice isn't it?

HongKong and Finland Joint Issue-Fine Woodwork

This is the cover posted from Hong Kong, design of the both Miniature sheet is the same

These are from Finland. Nice Fine Woodwork cover from the both country. From HongKong the cover reach my mail box take around 6days, but from Finland, i just receive it by today, take around 11days.