World’s Fair 1964: House of Good Taste

We always seem to be househunting. And our taste, needs and wants vary wildly from day to day. Some days, we want to buy giant Victorian villas in run down areas; other days we want Mid Century bungalows… If only there were more houses like this about in our little town: If you visit here,…

More Retro-ness from Germany

Well, we are now back safe and sound in our little house in Glossop after a stonkingly good trip around Deutschland. It really is becoming a home away from home. In the last few days of our trip, we stayed near to Bremen, scouting out the retro and vintage goods around there and up to…

Buildings and Owls in Leeds

We were at Aidan’s dad’s wedding in Leeds yesterday, so all feelingĀ a bit worse for wear today. Aidan has very kindly decided to share his cold with me… so I’m tucked up in bed watching Come Dine With Me whilst writing this. Despite the wedding celebrations, we took the time to have a quick look…

Art Deco Morecambe

Here is the guest blog previously mentioned. Emma has kindly allowed me loose on her blog to talk about the Art Deco world of Morecambe (Lancashire on the NW coast of England). As a birthday surprise I was treated to a night in The Midland Hotel on the sea front of Morecambe. This amazing Art…