Puzzling

How are you? I hope still ok and continuing to cope with whatever your life looks like now for you and your loved ones! I don’t have that much time on my hands but have, as many others, re-discovered my love of doing jig-saw puzzles. I find it takes me away from brooding – and […]

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Modes (and joys) of Travel – part 3

No fairy-tale connections this time… though I can’t help thinking that flying (today’s main mode) is a ‘wonder’. For (much!) more “retro adverts and comic covers” on the theme head over to Super-blogger ‘The Vintage Toy Advertiser (TVTA)‘s post – Highly recommended. Tower Press was a British jigsaw and games manufacturer, most active from the 1930s […]

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The Beautiful Game

I’m not ‘into’ Football – but once it comes to international competitions I will invest in a Sweepstake and will even watch – and (yes, I admit it) even get excited by watching some matches. You know by now that I collect jig-saw puzzles, and this one: (which one could ‘earn’ by eating or at […]

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Fun at the fair

A different ‘fair’ this time. My latest find from the local charity-job, a jig-saw puzzle from ‘The Good Companion”, ‘British-Made’, no less. The image itself seems more American to me but I’m not old enough to judge. I love the colours and composition and look forward to completing this! There are others in the series […]

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