Just for starters, proof that special stamps are still used here.
2013 Butterfly set and Football Heroes set
These are all on complete covers.
Once Postal History was regarded as 'anything before 1840'. Later it was realised that postal history could have stamps on, but still many people think '19th century'. The enlightened view is that Postal History is still being made! So how to define "modern"? For the present, I'll concentrate on the present reign - bearing in mind that this could mean including some items that are nearly 60 years old, there is a wealth of material, and I hope to show some very interesting pieces.