John R. Holman was the editor of the British Philatelic Bulletin and a former civil servant. He still keeps all readers posted on events and activities in the philatelic world in the 'Stamp Scene' section of the bulletin.
John has been a philatelist since 1957 and his collecting interests include British private posts, postal stationery, postal labels, postmarks and government mail. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Philatelic Society London.
He is author of an ongoing series of popular articles on philatelics in a monthly magazine.