Her Very Own Seaside

Molly’s Den is the name of a company that runs vast Vintage Antiques emporia in Hampshire and Dorset. We chose to visit the one in New Milton this morning. It offers several hours entertainment and the opportunity to pick up interesting bargains. There is a tea room, a very large play area, including an old bus,Continue reading “Her Very Own Seaside”

Waiting In The Wings

This morning Margery and Paul came to visit, see the house and garden, and bring me a picture I had purchased from them on 28th June. Our friends were duly impressed with the house and garden. Margery, who has read all about our labours on this blog, thought everything was even more beautiful than sheContinue reading “Waiting In The Wings”

The Firs Open Studio

This morning we drove to The Firs to join Elizabeth and Chris for the studio opening day.  Someone forgot to replace the electric blue fluorescent light, which added somewhat to the atmosphere.  Although the rain fell outside, we were not exactly inundated with visitors. Nevertheless there was a steady trickle and several sales were made, enablingContinue reading “The Firs Open Studio”

Work In Progress

Anyone interested in the family likeness aspect of yesterday’s post may like to look at the postscript and enlarged section of the school photograph I added this morning, following Becky’s observation.  I think it is staggering. Tomorrow The Firs opens its doors to the public.  This morning we drove there with the cards and toContinue reading “Work In Progress”