Antique Owl

Beady eyed bird looking for collectables and design stuff

Tag Archives: mid-century

Ercol Furniture Fanatics

A little while back we managed to get ourselves an Ercol dining table and some lovely Windsor Chairs from Junk and Disorderly and the Glass House in rock ‘n’ roll … Continue reading

July 1, 2016 · 2 Comments

Hermitage Rd. & co, Hitchin

Anyone who knows me, will know that I’ve been a fan of Hermitage Road coffee shop in Hitchin for a while now. Despite being attached to a very popular restaurant and … Continue reading

November 12, 2014 · 2 Comments

Owling abroad: HCMC Reunification palace

Back in 2011 we travelled to Vietnam for our honeymoon, travelling between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. On top of some stunning french colonial architecture, amazing food and some … Continue reading

April 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hemswell Antique Centre, Part 2

This Easter weekend we went on a really nice UK road-trip up to Leeds, somewhere in the UK we’ve never been before, to visit the absolutely amazing Yorkshire Sculpture Park … Continue reading

April 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

G-Plan Vintage by Wayne Hemmingway and co

Readers of the blog will know what a huge fan I am of G-Plan furniture. I’ve featured my sideboard on the blog before and also have an “astro” coffee table … Continue reading

November 26, 2012 · 2 Comments

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

design twenty, Mid-century owling, Bedford

I recently spotted this gorgeous little shop in the newly redeveloped Castle Quay area of Bedford after a hearty mexican lunch. On my first visit I’d noticed an awesome mid-century … Continue reading

September 23, 2012 · 1 Comment

Vote for Nana Dobbie!

Today I received a lovely comment on my post about Shopping in Lostwithiel by Mike Dobbie of Nana Dobbie to let me know that they now have a store in Brighton which has … Continue reading

March 7, 2012 · 1 Comment

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