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Its been a full couple of weeks hence my blog silence but here's a quick update on what I've been doing -
Visited North East Scotland (Elgin to be precise) to see my beau's family. This involved lots of roaring fires, antiques shops, vintage hunts and attending a brilliant auction where they sold paintings in much the same way as you'd se...more
The weather is distinctly colder, there are rumours of snow outside the big city and of course the tv and shops are bombarding you with all things Christmas. It is hard to deny that the countdown is on and although I firmly believe that no decorations should go up before the 1st Dec I am starting to think about Christmas presents both as s...more
Its been a busy week at MMV headquarters getting stock ready for The Southampton Vintage Fair and general buying, selling, posting duties. Not to mention the halloween dinner party we threw. Yes - this is in addition to the Vintage Mafia night last weekend. Its Halloween! My favourite holiday. I couldn't let it pass without proper celebrat...more
Yes, I used the word shenanigans. Its a beautiful word and I don't think it gets used enough. So I am singlehandedly trying to bring it back. So please, if you read this, try to use the word in your life. It deserves a revival.
So Halloween - my favourite holiday. I have always imagined this is because I hanker after many things american, not l...more
Recently the English National Opera ran a campaign to try and encourage its patrons to dress down. I can see that they are trying to encourage younger audiences and dispel the myth of opera being just for older, moneyed individuals that might sniff at a pair of jeans. I think its a great idea if it does get more people to actually go to the...more