Saturday, December 14, 2013

Philately Keeps Him Company in Old Age

The Times of India features an article about 67-year-old Brijmohan Modi, a retired engineer, who recently won a silver medal at World Philatelist Exhibition in Rio de Janeiro.

Modi, whose collection of about 8000 stamps is themed on architecture and depicts architectural history between 3000BC and the 21st century.

"Stamps tell you a story beautifully," Modi said in the article.

He went on to say hobbies such as stamp collecting keep you company when you are old and alone.

Modi is quoted as saying, "Because of philately I never feel alone or sad. It keeps me company in my old age, keeps me occupied and energized."

To read the entire article, click here.
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posted by Don Schilling at 12:00 AM