Paralympics, gold medals, and Royal Mail stamps

I don’t often get involved in twitter or Facebook campaigns but yesterday I re-tweeted a message asking if it was true that, unlike the Olympians, Paralympic gold medallists would not be getting special stamps in their honour. This resulted in a flood of further re-tweets and so I put out a tweet of my own for Royal Mail to elaborate, then I went off to investigate. The Royal Mail Stamps and Collectibles Facebook page seemed a good place to post a message and so I asked again, did Royal Mail really mean to deny to Paralympians the accolade accorded their able-bodied colleagues? … Continue reading Paralympics, gold medals, and Royal Mail stamps

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