Category: Book

#foundinoxfam Part One

Well there’s bound to be a Part Two ! Specially for Grace and Ellie… The photos are captioned but here’s the list from these photos, of objects bought from Oxfam shops. Jersey Pottery 1970s brown and cream frog vase Murano copper metallic tones glass vase British Museum Rosetta Stone resin copy Dartmouth Pottery white vase Brass jug Sylvac leaf vase…

Be Your Own Decorator – D. Dashper Glynn (1935)

My late grandmother recognised that I loved making room pictures from an early age and encouraged me to be creative.  Well before I was five years old, I was ‘cutting and sticking’ and no mail order catalogue, magazine or newspaper ‘colour supplement’ was safe from my round-ended scissors. My grandparents lived in Peckham, in a four storey Victorian house inherited…

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