I love ‘junk shops’, auctions, antiques markets,’pre-loved’ websites, ‘Gumtree’ – you get the idea. They fascinate me. I could, and do, spend hours just wandering, admiring, imagining, learning, guessing,bargaining and yes, even eavesdropping……… Continue reading →
Guess where I was today? Cobblers! I went to get my boots ‘heeled’ – I haven’t done that for years and I don’t think the shop in question has changed much since then.
‘ That’ll be £10 – because of the size,’ said the man behind the counter unapologetically. I felt the indignation (more likely to be wind) rise in my bosom. I did not leap ( in my head )out of bed this morning to come down to my local town centre (more of which another time) to be verbally attacked like this. Continue reading →