Anne and Captain Wentworth peg doll kit £7 (other couples also available) A quick heads up for you all, the Jane Austen Centre shop (which I mentioned in my Elizabeth Bennet style post) has a November sale on – now is the time to grab your I heart Mr Darcy bag! All items are on [...]
I know, I know. This is starting to seem like an obsession. It’s not (honestly!), but I found so many great images from this film that I wanted to share them all. These were my favourite discovery – images of the original vintage film posters from when the movie was first released in 1957. The poster designs are [...]
Beverly Kenney sings Tea for Two A few weeks ago I was asked by David Gasten to review an album he has put together of vintage style music by modern artists, This is Vintage Now. This is a fantastic idea, but I have to front up and admit something a little shameful for a vintage blogger – [...]
More on the trollery debate, my friend Shauna alerted me to an old post she did on the joys of random comments. By the end I was shuddering with silent laughter at my desk; go over and have a read here. (note: Shauna’s blog is called What’s New Pussycat. I have been reading for many years and [...]
I had my first ever snarky anonymous comment the other day. Now this isn’t some woe-is-me tale – it wasn’t particularly nasty, and I wasn’t particularly bothered. In fact, my feelings were more along these lines: 1. Achievement: Woohoo! I MADE IT! I am in the big league now, I have my own troll! 2. [...]
There was no posting this weekend, as my friend The Orientalist was staying over. We have been friends since the age of ten and don’t see each other as often as we should, so blogging, Halloween parties, and everything else comes second when we do get together. This weekend marked the halfway point between both our [...]
No time for a full post today possums, as I’m off to spend the afternoon at a Real World work conference (boring!). In the meantime, here is a fabulous 60s retro style illustration from Netherlands artist Esther Aarts. Most excellently, it is available on a t-shirt via Threadless (only $12 too, bargain).