Mid Century Mass Market Art

When we moved into our house, we kind of quickly put up our vintage prints on the walls in the hallway; mainly because the pictures were so big and so many, that it was an easy place to put them out of the way. There were lots of hanging hooks up already, and it was…

Bits and Bobs from Wowie Zowie

One of our favourite places is Wowie Zowie in Chorlton, and not just because they buy West German Pottery from us! They stock a wide and amazing range of mid century, retro and vintage bits and pieces. Virtually everything that is in that shop, we either already have or covet madly. If we ever open…

Louis Shabner ‘Melanie’ Vintage Print

We were lucky enough to find a few more Mid Century Prints in Germany the last time we went. See, we don’t just pick up amazing West German pottery pieces; increasingly, we’re find a lot of glass, mid century and other bits and bobs. This might be my favourite picture yet found: You just can’t…

Vintage Marie France Magazine: No. 78, 1946

    This weekend, we went to Stafford for my parents’ 25th wedding anniversary. A lovely day was had by all on Saturday, celebrating the renewal of their vows. On Sunday, we did our usual quick trip around the car boot sale where I found a huge collection of vintage Marie France magazines. I had…

Louis Shabner Vintage Prints

As mentioned yesterday, Aidan bought a Louis Shabner print from a car boot sale last Sunday. Excuse me while I go to ask him how much he paid for it… It was one whole English pound. I’ve been doing a little bit of an internet search, just to see what information there is available about…

Aidan’s Big Booty…

…I’m sorry, I couldn’t resist. I know the exact look that Aidan is going to give me when he sees that title as well. It’s a head shake and, “Ohhhh Emma!” in his Baaarnsley accent, despairing at my pathetic attempts at toilet humour. Yes, I said toilet humour (watched an episode of ‘I’m Alan Partridge this…