Antique Owl

Beady eyed bird looking for collectables and design stuff

Lifestyle: Hitchin, Herts

Hitchin is a great place if you’re a fan of vintage – there’s a raft of shops from the bottom to the top; charity shops galore, mid-range vintage like Jolly … Continue reading

September 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Scandinavian Design by Taschen

I bought this beautiful book some time ago, and it’s one of those lovely things which I pull out every once in a while and dip into. Now, I have … Continue reading

November 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mackays Junk and Disorderly, Letchworth Garden City

I moved to Letchworth back in November last year, and have been meaning to write several lovely posts about the architecture, the parks, and the little local charity shops and … Continue reading

August 3, 2014 · 2 Comments

Hemswell Antique Centre, Part 1: A Yellow day

Today on our way home from a long weekend in Leeds we stopped off at Hemswell Antiques Centre, somewhere outside of Lincoln, as we travelled home. (That somewhere is in … Continue reading

March 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cakestand and Crumb, Ampthill

I’ve recently started writing for another local blog, Vintage Bedford and MK which is a great, one stop shop for all things vintage related in Bedford and Milton Keynes. It’s owner, … Continue reading

December 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Owling abroad, Frida Fraenka, Reykjavik

Oh wow. Its rare that I get so enthusiastic about an antiques store; here in the UK they can sometimes seem like dusty cold and miserable places run by people … Continue reading

November 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Vintage fun and thrifting finds in Bath

We recently spent a couple of days in Bath, by way of a mini summer holiday break and for our wedding anniversary. We have been there before and I have … Continue reading

August 26, 2012 · 4 Comments

Wedding thrifting

I cant entirely believe I’m writing this but last Sunday was my and my husband’s first wedding anniversary! I’m not entirely sure how a year can have passed so quickly … Continue reading

August 8, 2012 · 4 Comments

Fleetville Vintage Emporium, Part 2!

I had such a great time at Fleetville Vintage Emporium the other week that I had much too many pictures to go into a single post, so I wanted to … Continue reading

May 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

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