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This level is designed for collectors who are on a tight budget but would like to participate in Bitter Grounds' philately journey. 

You'll get your name on the Bitter Grounds Wall of Honour (soon to be uploaded). You can choose your wall name & a favourite stamp to go beside your name.

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2nd tier patrons can now pick a country & have their name on the banner. 

** Note: each country page is limited to 5 patrons. 

You get access to all behind the scenes content as well as the option to pick a country to co-sponsor. You'll get a small banner with your name (or pseudonym) and a stamp to act as your avatar. 

 You'll also be listed on the Bitter Grounds Wall of Honour (soon to be uploaded). 

BONUS CONTENT: You'll receive bonus stamp related stickers when you sign up. I'll be designing a few new ones to send at the 6 month point. 
 
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This tier can request 2 pages a month in pdf format for their own reference resources. Pdfs will be emailed. 

As well as the above, this tier will receive 2 cool stamp themed stickers. You also get access to behind the scenes content and posting on the Wall of Honour.
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This tier can request 2 pages a month in pdf format for their own reference resources. Pdfs will be emailed.

Cool gifts include everything included with the other levels plus a bonus coffee cup and stickers. You also get access to behind the scenes content and posting on the Wall of Honour. 
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About Bitter Grounds Magazine - espresso fueled ramblings

Bitter Grounds Magazine - espresso fueled ramblings -

espresso, stamps & conversation  

It's been a tough year for all & original content has helped keep us on an even keel. 

I've revamped the site and launched it with a solid focus - philately. Stamp collecting is a hobby for all of us, no matter what our budget. Bitter Grounds magazine is focusing on presenting collectors with a one stop spot for information about stamps from around the world. 

All the Year of the Ox stamps are up and running! 
Now working my way through all the stamps issued for 2021. 

Why? I want a place where novice collectors can stop and find information and a friendly spot to share their newfound hobby. 

I'll still be working on the photography section, but primary focus is stamps, postcards, cancels, maxi cards. 

Second level donors can now opt to sponsor a page of their choice. What country strikes your fancy? 

4 Tiers available depending on your budget. 

Caffeine & stamps - life can't get better

Oh and one final thing - VIDEOS! I'll be recording a vlog talking about the history of stamps. 

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This will kickstart my move towards dedicating more time to Bitter Grounds and getting MAPPING TORONTO started. 

Mapping TO will be a long term project looking at each neighbourhood - yes all 140 of them. First job is upgrading my camera equipment to a DSLR setup. Read more about this on my webpage Mapping Toronto

I'll be setting different goals as I progress, so pop back to see how I'm doing.
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