That Scarecrow Character

Over the years Mr Scarecrow has turned up a number of times in various guises , this one is in the shop at the moment. Mrs Scarecrow is also a regular visitor. Those patterns must have really done the rounds at some time.  Love him or hate him, you can’t deny he is a ‘character’. Having…

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Hobbies for Girls

  ‘The Girl’s Book of Popular Hobbies’, edited by Ursula Bloom – it doesn’t look much.  This plain little book has been sitting for ages, quiet and forgotten, at the back of the shop and was rediscovered during the general new year sort out. It gives nothing away on the outside, having lost its dust jacket, but inside it…

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A Bunting New Year!

New Year’s Day or not, today there was a job to be done. There was a heap of brightly coloured, slightly whiffy nylon needing attention. Bought on Bridport market last Saturday, there was something so sad about a tangle of bunting in a heap on the ground on a wet and windy day. It needed saving. It lay in a…

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