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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A Vintage Education – Part 2

Every once in a while in the world of hunting out vintage stuff something glorious turns up. These little books are very tatty, but the illustrations are just glorious, with the same rich quality as Kathleen Hale’s Orlando books.  Maud and Miska Petersham were an American husband-and-wife writing and illustrating team (he was originally from Hungary). This might explain why these…

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