The lure of op shopping

I have had the time to op shop over the past few days. Today was one of those heart skipping moments when I found a piece of Swedish ovenware – mid century modern sweetness. This era is my favourite – I guess because that was the biggest influence when growing up in the 1960’s.


I found these linens.



I was given this book for my birthday. Each page is a,’Oh, I remember that’ experience. Lately when I haven’t been able to sleep I have tried to recall a memory that is new. Try as I might I just can’t do it – but the desired effect of boring myself to sleep certainly works. I think that’s why I love op shops so much – old memories are brought back.





This cat is made of plaster I think- so sleek and curvaceous.

The lure of op shopping continues.


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