Modes of Travel – part 1

“One day it occurred to me that it had been many years since the world had been afforded the spectacle …

The Beautiful Game

I’m not ‘into’ Football – but once it comes to international competitions I will invest in a Sweepstake and will …

Tales of Wonder

Luck or Fate would have it that I noticed and was able to attend an illustrated lecture by Jack Zipes …

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’, …

Party time!

At last, the days and evenings are becoming warmer – and Summer time means Party time, don’t you think? So, …

It sounds prettily enough

I (almost, because I do love a lie-in) welcome being woken up at dawn by the chorus of blackbirds, robins …

Ephemera Society UK Fair

I look forward to going to the Ephemera Society Spring Fair on Sunday 20 May  and see what’s on offer. …

70s Vintage Playful Cat(s)

There are thousands of wind-up toys out there – and I’m only talking about ‘vintage’, excluding modern ones. I prefer …

Who started it

I felt sorry for it… there it was, on a market stall in the middle of gleaming, spruced-up tins, glassware …

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