Agatha Christie

I’ve just had a fascinating telephone and email conversation with the curator of Greenway House, near Brixham in Devon, who was seeking some advice. Currently owned by the National Trust, it was the family home of Agatha Christie who is known, of course, for her crime novels. It appears that she was also a keen […]

Newark Antiques & Collectables Fair

The KING of British antiques fairs, legendary amongst collectors and dealers the world around! And I was going! Yay! If you have heard rumours about it going into decline, please dispel them immediately as the doom-laden thoughts of the terminally miserable. In my honest opinion, this event IS still worth going to, even on a […]

Designs on Scandinavia

This weekend saw the Banker and I taking shameless advantage of the cheap flight fad and enjoying a short weekend break in Stockholm. As ever, was looking forward to trawling around the design shops and antiques and collectables centres in the capital of one of the countries that has contributed the most to 20th century […]

Fat Lava Exhibition

As you will have seen from other parts of my website, the Fat Lava Exhibition was opened at the King’s Lynn Art Centre in Norfolk, England on July 15th. Since its launch unprecedented numbers of visitors have attended, each emitting a shocked gasp as they enter the vibrant ceramic filled gallery. Okay, I may be […]

Last Posting Dates & Office Closed Over Christmas Break

Last Posting Dates To avoid disappointment, please order and pay for your book(s) by the following dates: • UK Mainland – Thursday 14th December • USA & Canada – Wednesday 13th December • Rest of World – Wednesday 6th December 2017 has clearly been quite a year for so many people for so many reasons. […]

Christmas Orders, Deliveries & Office Closed

2021 is nearly over and it’s time to look forward to a relaxing break and then the coming year ahead. But right now, it’s time for a much-needed break, so our office will be closed from Wednesday 22nd December until Monday 10th January inclusive. Any and all enquiries or sales received between those dates will […]

My Offices Closed For A Summer Holiday!

I hope you’re enjoying the Summer so far, despite the continuing restrictions. I’m off on holiday from Friday 9th July to Sunday 25th July inclusive. My office will be closed during that time and any books ordered between those dates will be sent out on Monday 26th July 2021. The Mystery Spot If you were […]