Tiny treasures

Tiny treasures

A few weekends ago we visited Ely and stopped at a favourite antiques shop on the way home. A simple treat for a Sunday afternoon; casting our eyes over a wealth of inexpensive treasures. I picked out a miniature etched measure and a ribbed, green glass bottle marked "not to be taken", each costing just [...]

Water garden

Water garden

A Spode dish, shaped like a water lily. I found it in a local charity shop. I don't expect it's very old. But it's the sort of dish I like for table arrangements, and I thought might work well planted with crocuses or snowdrops in the Spring. First, though, its shape called for water. Water [...]