Italian Donkeys are Expanding!

1950s, tourist, Italian tat… yes, they may be that to many people. And they are to me really. Yet, I still love them. This one I bought from a charity shop in Holmfirth: Then later that day received this one from my brother-in-law and his girlfriend as a Christmas present: The back of this one…

Auction Viewing With Parents…

On Thursday, my lovely parents came up to visit. They were bringing me my birthday presents (quite early but I won’t see them around then).  I’ll post up the best present after this post.  We had a little trip to Holmfirth: After that, we headed up to the auction in New Mill. Few interesting bits…

Auction Viewing

Thursday saw the first visit to the auction house in Holmfirth since before Christmas. In all honesty, it was a bit thin on the ground for retro and vintage items. We did put a few bids in on boxes that contained the odd bits and bobs for us, then junk for a car boot sale. …

Auctions, Avon and A Little Owl Ski…

As always, Saturday was taken over by gallivanting.  Isn’t that possibly one of the best words ever created? Gallivanting. I gallivant, you gallivant, he/she/it gallivants. Brilliant. Anyway… Yes, Saturday was a day for cruising round the mill towns of the Peak District; all sparked by a visit to the auction house to pick up my…