In the shop: 1959 red Ericofon vintage phone

Red Ericofon vintage phone from 1959

UPDATE: This phone is now sold – but I have two more Ericofons for sale. Get in touch! Of the phones I have for sale, this is probably my favourite: a mandarin red Ericofon from 1959. Ericofons (sometimes called cobra phones for obvious reasons) were first produced in 1954, so this one is reasonably early (a manufacturing date of November […]

The Arts Tower renovation, Sheffield

Arts Tower closeup - photo from

I was excited recently to read this article about the refurbishment of the Arts Tower at Sheffield University. I was a student at Sheffield from 1996 to 1999, and spent a lot of time up on the 12th floor of the Arts Tower (and less time than I should have done downstairs in the lecture theatres). The Tower had what […]

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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