Vintage Illustrations: Pleasant Fieldmouse’s Halloween Party

It’s a spectacularly rainy day here in Devon, so we decided to take a trip to Totnes. Unfortunately, the pickings were fairly slim in the town’s charity shops. However, we did find this little gem and after some deliberation (and yummy veggie food at the Willow cafe), I decided to buy it: I got thoroughly…

SM Kriminalroman Book Cover Art

When we were in Germany the last time, we visited this amazing fleamarket in Cologne (I think it was Cologne… it could have been somewhere else…); anyway, it was amazing – bit more expensive but had a fantastic array of mid century design, 60s objects and just generally some impressive looking stuff for us to…

How It Works… Retro Ladybird Book Designs

  How it Works… Collection by Ladybird books When I was a kid, I used to get a Ladybird book every week (if I was good) instead of sweets.  There must be dozens of them at my parents house, unless they’ve got rid of them all!  These books, released by Ladybird in the late 70s,…