Category Archives: Collecting

The Queen Mary Takes Me: A Tribute to Craig Anderson

Blogging is a fascinating phenomenon. WordPress alone is said to be home to over 80 million posts a month, with authors busy hammering out articles on pretty much anything you can possibly imagine. I follow a small collection of diverse … Continue reading

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Beating The Blackout

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Finished in a subtle grey geometric wallpaper, my home study is a calm, child-free environment in which I can focus on my various projects. It was created a couple of years ago from an unloved, seldom used dining room, and … Continue reading

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Jumblesailing off into the blue…

There must be a million reasons to rejoice in the virtues of the British spring time, but one of my personal favorites is the return of good old fashioned boot sale. The anticipation of unearthing some genuine treasure for a few quid … Continue reading

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…”It’s fun to shop at the YMCA”

Earlier in the week I found myself stumbling into the local YMCA shop on the way home from work. I occasionally do the charity shop rounds in the town centre when I’m in the mood. This usually results in a … Continue reading

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Finger Off The Pulse

Tastes and fashions can be extremely baffling at times. I was recently asked to sell a second hand ‘built from flat pack’ pine dresser for my in-laws. A horrible orange knotty thing it was, with a semi traditional look that would look equally … Continue reading

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Family Heirlooms

It’s not often you get the opportunity to add to your collection with pieces that have a genuine family connection, in fact it’s a first for me. As far as I’m aware, no one in my family has any particular … Continue reading

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