Antique Owl

Beady eyed bird looking for collectables and design stuff

Tag Archives: illustration

Big ones, small ones

Following on from my recent post about mental health cartoons I thought I’d expand to take in some of my other current favourite illustrators. These are some of my favourites because … Continue reading

September 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Shop Small day: 3 of the best

You may or may not know but there’s been a campaign gathering momentum online encouraging people to shop at small and independent local stores for their Christmas shopping. Its that … Continue reading

December 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

New obsessions: Not Another Bill / Ferm Living

Ok, so this isn’t exactly a new obsession, it’s been building for some time now. But it’s new to the blog so… Not Another Bill! Let me ring their praises … Continue reading

November 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

New obsessions: Hunkydory Home and Kay Vincent

Well, it’s been a while since last posting, lots has happened! Cant believe my little boy is now almost 6 weeks old – not sure where the time has gone. … Continue reading

June 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Indian Rock n Roll? Yes please.

If you’ve ever seen the film Ghost World, with Thora Birch and Scarlett Johanssen, chances are you’ll have seen and heard some of the below record. At the start of … Continue reading

March 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Eagle Annual: 1950s comic for boys

For Christmas my other half was given a really lovely book called Eagle Annual: The best of the 1950s comic. Its a modern book, reproducing loads of pages and articles … Continue reading

January 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

G-Plan sideboard and vinyl toys

I’ve been everso slightly obsessed with g-plan furniture for a while now. It started with a pair of  side tables which we bought at Nana Dobbie in Lostwithiel, followed swiftly … Continue reading

May 20, 2012 · 2 Comments

Kyoto International Manga Museum vintage fashion book

I recently visited Japan which I was at first calling “a once in a lifetime” trip, but on visiting I think it’s actually necessary to go back. I’m already pining … Continue reading

May 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

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