I was talking to a friend about writing my dissertation and they mentioned that their house had never been so clean when they were studying, as it provided that excuse to get up from the computer. Well, my house is a bit of a mess, but I found my excuse to escape into the garage... Continue Reading →
Well its that time of year, the sun is shining and like generations before us, the beach is calling. There is something quite quintessentially British about the seaside. It has a timeless quality which makes it perfect for a vintage day out and choose your location right, you can avoid the modern annoyance of arcades... Continue Reading →
I've been feeling a little guilty as work on my dissertation has taken over my writing of late, but this morning I gave myself a spray of my Estee Lauder Youth Dew and couldn't resist writing a few words that were nothing to do with work or study. Our sense of smell holds powerful memories... Continue Reading →
Book review on the classic Goodnight Mister Tom, about a boy evacuee sent to live with an bachelor set in his ways.
For me, my Very Vintage Kitchen would not be without Cornishware. Over the past couple of years I’ve slowly been collecting a bit at a time and now I’ve got a reasonable set. T.G. Green dates back to 1864, when rumour has it that whilst Thomas Green was on honeymoon with his new bride he... Continue Reading →