waving a bloody big hankie!

Ok! Ok!  Its just a border!!!  It’ll close tomorrow, and I’ve snuck in, back to home, back to work, back to my husband … leaving my children “on the other side” – they are apprehensive, and their worlds are changing quickly – all our worlds are changing quickly – and I am content to know … More waving a bloody big hankie!


tied up with string – a life in letters

Here is time stood still.  Sorted, labelled, numbered and dated, bundled in an order determined by distance and purpose – letters between my mother, Jacqueline and my father, Patrick.  They span just a little more than a decade – from 1955 until 1966.  Yes, they chronicle a love that has endured until today – the beginnings … More tied up with string – a life in letters

French Collections

De rigeur – follow the orange signs to ” brocante” – a French fixture,  an institution, – Bargain Hunt, Flog it! and Antiques Roadshow mixed up with a little bit (well, a lot really ….) of Steptoe and Son – wouldn’t be Sunday without it!!!  … egged on  by the fact that there could be … More French Collections