Learning to dance

Never mind dancing – enjoy the vintage record sleeves and book cover!

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Dear Deer

Wonderful examples of deers on christmas cards; including the most famous of them all

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Heissa Walpurgisnacht

Tonight’s the night…. when witches assemble and revel on the Brocken (the highest of the Harz Mountains in north central Germany). They dance and fly over a huge fire – and the devil is the guest of honour. In some parts of northern Germany (certainly in my home village!) the custom of lighting huge fires […]

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An Easter Find

I hope you enjoy this recent ‘find’ as much as I do: it’s a tiny (4x6cm) handmade booklet featuring a little rabbit in various places. The cover is illegible so I don’t know who made it for whom. I like to think it was from an older sibling for a younger one. But not much […]

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under de/construction..

I guess it has become obvious that I like miniatures of various kinds. Here is a selection of ‘model-sheets’ and ‘construction-kits’. I admire anyone who can actually put these models together – it needs nimble fingers and the patience of a saint – at least that’s what I believe! But the sheets or materials themselves […]

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