Day 3: Antiques Galore

There are lots of lovely little antiques places in Southwold. Today, we managed a walk up the high street and a look around a few of them. My challenge of just doing one picture a day has already gone out of the window, so just enjoy the pictures of old junk! I resisted buying the…

Day 1: Elsecar Heritage Centre

We didn’t set off until this afternoon, after a very late night and mad morning of decorating. We have a finished study and spare bedroom now though. Our journey to Southwold has also been delayed by a stop off at Elsecar Heritage Centre. Run by the same people as Bygone Times, we were a little…

A Trip Out to Hebden Bridge

Yesterday, my friend Rachel and I decided to take a trip over to Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire. According to the community website: “Known as the Pennine Centre, Hebden Bridge takes its name from the packhorse bridge over Hebden Water. The town developed in late medieval times as a river-crossing and meeting point of packhorse routes from…

A West German Road Trip

I must start off with an apology – I’m extremely sorry for how poor I’ve been on the blogging front recently. As always, my excuse is time. I’ve been too busy for the past month: marking exams, car boot sales, general day to day life etc. So, I’m afraid the blog got slightly neglected. Happily…

Mid Century Collectables in Morecambe…

Within the next few posts, there should be a guest appearance from Aidan! He wants to do a post on the architecture of Morecambe; I’m trying to convince him to set up his own blog, so perhaps if he enjoys writing a guest one on mine, he might get his own going. In the meantime,…

A Vintage Lover’s Trip Round London…

This weekend we had a fab time in London.  A had planned to do the British stage of the Tour de France again – all 120 miles (plus 10 miles) of it.  I had a very pleasant day wandering around London with A’s brother and brother’s girlfriend.  As a result, here is my quick guide…