Sorting Out the House

Massive apologies for the sporadic nature of my posting recently. We’re in the process of buying another house, and trying to sell ours. Consequently, with the usual work pressures and trying to get our current house ready for market there’s not been much time for anything else. After several weeks of sorting, charity shop trips,…

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…

Royal Wedding Eve: Vintage Pictures of the Royals

Well, tomorrow the ‘Big Day’ is finally¬†here. I imagine at this moment, Kate Middleton is either beyond excitement or quaking in her pointy, suede boots. I’d be doing the latter. Watching the news yesterday, seeing the ridiculous contraptions some news stations have built to house their correspondents for the day, made me feel actually quite…