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New Old Stuff

Since we moved I have hardly bought any vintage. I have been very good and even left Pyrex behind! I am trying to operate a “one in one out” policy with any new bits. Because I like all my current stuff, I am not rushing to replace it any time soon. However there is alway…

Up To The Table!

I have a new mid century obsession! And much like my interest in Aussie MCM, its one that requires a little bit of effort on my part to research it…. ….And by effort, I mean that I need to do a bit more Googling than usual as there is no Wikipedia page on the subject…

Mid Century Down Under

If you have read this blog before you will know that I am a huge mid century modern fan. And indeed, it seems that everybody and their dog is also a MCM fan these days! I mean, what’s not to like with the clean lines, the elegant style and the post war optimism of the…

Two Family Heirloom Vintage Cookbooks

Recently, my Mum had a clear out and gave me two of her cook books. One was her copy of the famous cookbook that every young housewife owned back in the late 1970’s/early 1980’s – The Dairy Book of Home Cookery and the second book was one that used to belong to my Nan’s sister…

Take a Chance On Me

Some new vintage glass has entered my life recently, and for once its not Pyrex! The stars aligned when I spotted this Chance handkerchief vase in the window of a local charity shop. It was just a shame that the shop was shut at the time! So I sent my Mother in to buy it…

Tina Is My Bitch

Yey! I won her! It seems that if you put it out there to the universe, sometimes things will go in your favour! Now that’s about as deep and meaningful as I am ever going to get on here! But please can someone pay my mortgage off…….I’m just putting it out there as you do!…

Two New Vintage Recipe Booklets

I have to show my latest vintage cookbook acquisitions on here, they are just too good not to share!The first book on the left is an EBay purchase, the second was given to me by my Mum who thought of me when clearing out my nan’s kitchen cupboards recently. Thanks Mum! The McDougalls booklet has…