Pumpkins, ghouls and witches… Vintage Halloween Adverts

Some of my most viewed posts on this blog are my roundups of the vintage Halloween pictures I’ve been able to find on the Internet that year. I love them, other people seem to love them so here are some spooky pictures that I’ve managed to find this year on the t’internet. Which one is…

Charity Shop Finds in September

So far… I’ve decided to step up my game on the retro and vintage front. Before the kids were born, I spent a lot of finding vintage items, researching and writing about them. I could spend hours looking at pictures of old signatures, photographing glass, scanning in old magazine illustrations… Then baby number one came…

Spring Pottery Display

I don’t think I’ve ever actually posted about the previous pottery display in our ‘Diamond Room’ (as the kids call the dining room); but now the weather seems to be picking up a bit, it seemed like a good time to change the pots around a bit and make a new display. The theme is…

Where did the Summer Go?

Apparently, I blinked and it’s now October! And not even just October, a good week into it. How did that happen? One minute, I was dreading the summer (okay, maybe dread is a bit too strong a sentiment, but I was definitely apprehensive about it); the next, the summer has flown past in a Sardinian…