Corgi school of motoring


There is nothing I want for Christmas more* than what I saw in Levenshulme Antiques Village this afternoon: the Corgi School of Motoring - a radio controlled learner car. With traffic cones! I bet these flew off the shelves in the 80s – what self respecting child doesn’t want a toy that encourages sensible driving? (*maybe)

Liz Green – O, Devotion!

Liz Green

When I started this blog, I gave myself two rules: 1) update it regularly, and 2) keep to the theme – only write about vintage stuff. Seeing as I’ve clearly broken rule 1 already (work, holiday, the dog ate it etc), I thought I may as well break rule 2 as well… Before I discovered the total geek-out joy of […]

Vintage Village, October


From the better-late-than-never, seriously-where-have-the-days-gone department, I thought I’d write something about the excellent Vintage Village fair I went to a couple of Sundays ago. I’d visited a couple of VVs before, as a customer, and loved the buzz – so booked a stall to sell my restored vintage telephones. We arrived to the exciting bustle of people bringing in boxes […]

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My retro holiday cabin in Wales

I part-own Caban Casita, a holiday cabin near Cardigan in west Wales.

The cabin is full of really cool retro and vintage things, like a 1970s Roberts radio, kitchen ware, some great books and furniture including an original Eero Aarnio egg chair.

Go to the Caban Casita website, or book a holiday via Under The Thatch